Covered California is facing a project budget deficit for Fiscal Year 2015-16. The federal grant put in place to establish the state's health care exchange is set to expire in December. The long-term sustainability of Covered California is being debated.
Four of Providence Southern California's five hospitals received the Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence from Healthgrades, an online source that compares and evaluates physicians and hospitals to help patients make an informed choice.
Dr. Cynthia Thaik released her new book, "Your Vibrant Heart" on Tuesday. The local cardiologist seeks to combine Western and Eastern medicine in her book, suggesting meditation and self-reflection in addition to a healthy diet and exercise.
Remo’s HealthRHYTHMS, a program dedicated to utilizing drumming as a healing modality, is set to host a facilitation training event in Santa Clarita on Feb 1 and 2 at the Hyatt Regency in Valencia from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Local anti-drug advocate is encouraging the Santa Clarita Valley community to support a Change.org petition, asking the FDA to require mandatory training for doctors before they prescribe opiate painkillers.
Smudde Dentistry in Valencia is offering a day of free services on Friday, Jan. 24 from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on a first-come, first-serve basis. Dentists and dental hygienists will be on hand to offer free cleanings, extractions or fillings.
Whether or not someone opts to buy insurance through the government marketplace, Obamacare--also known as the Affordable Care Act--affects everyone. Those on Medi-Cal and the doctors that treat them will see changes in the coming months.
Obamacare, officially known as the Affordable Care Act, comes into effect on Jan. 1, 2014. As the deadline for open enrollment ends Monday, local doctors and health care providers sound off on how they think the ACA will affect the Santa Clarita Valley.