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California Attorney General sues drugmakers over inflated insulin prices (Salon)

California Attorney General sues drugmakers over inflated insulin prices California’s Attorney General Rob Bonta sued the six major companies that dominate the U.S. insulin market By ANGELA HART – SAMANTHA YOUNG PUBLISHED JANUARY 18, 2023 9:15AM (EST) (Getty/agrobacter) California Attorney General Rob Bonta on Thursday sued the six major companies that dominate the U.S. insulin …

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‘This can only go on so long.’ Patients Pack MLK Emergency Department (LA Times)

  ‘This can only go on so long.’ Patients needing routine care pack MLK emergency department Esmeralda Avendano, right, sits with her son Xavier Gomez, 9, left, inside a tent outside the emergency department at MLK Community Hospital in South Los Angeles. (Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times) BY EMILY ALPERT REYESSTAFF WRITER  Photography by …

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Single-payer plan is great idea; can California pull it off?

by Michael Hiltzick California, which has shown the determination to go it alone in areas such as environmental protection, scientific research and workers’ rights when its values conflict with policies at the federal level, is moving forward with its most audacious effort yet. That’s a plan to create a universal single-payer healthcare system. Called CalCare, …

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Single-payer healthcare is the right system. Can California build it on its own?

MICHAEL HILTZIK |BUSINESS COLUMNIST JAN. 14, 2022 6 AM PT California, which has shown the determination to go it alone in areas such as environmental protection, scientific research and workers’ rights when its values conflict with policies at the federal level, is moving forward with its most audacious effort yet. That’s a plan to create …

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