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  • A Ray of Hope for Future Nathaniels

    The timing was perfect. I had just asked a Yale professor why there are no mentally ill people living on the streets of Norway, where he helped design some of the most progressive mental health treatment in the world. Then a colleague mentioned she was working on a story about Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies dumping a mentally ill man on skid row in downtown Los Angeles, where thousands of chronically ill people sleep on filthy, rat-infested streets.
  • Budget patch job is better than IOUs

    Budget patch job is better than IOUs
    Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and the Legislature are down to two options: Compromise or watch in embarrassment as the great state of California issues IOUs. Also known as scrip. Not every Capitol politician would be embarrassed, of course. And that's one...

    Legislation, stat

    Legislators in Sacramento are in for a dose of tough medicine Monday when they resume negotiations on California's $145-billion, woefully overdue budget. If they don't resolve their differences quickly, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's healthcare reform...

    Red vs. blue: The battle lines of 2014

    Red vs. blue: The battle lines of 2014
    The conventional wisdom is that this fall's congressional election will be all about Obamacare. Republicans, it's argued, will try to expand their majority in the House and take the Senate with a campaign focused mostly on the failings of President Obama'...

    Seeing the positive changes brought by the federal health law

    Seeing the positive changes brought by the federal health law
    This was the year that millions of Americans learned that health insurance is complicated. The landscape they discovered is ugly. Paying a premium doesn't mean your costs are over. Lower premiums mean higher deductibles, higher fees at the doctor's...