health care

Reader Input: Act doesn’t address system wrongs

Stop what you are doing and pay attention! For most, roughly 85 percent of us, health care in this country was decent and effective. Yes, there were issues that needed to be addres ...

Reader Input: We must make ourselves heard

Mr. (Barack) Obama intends to give to his cronies a favoritism or a pass, if you will, on all aspects of this Obamacare bill. I, for one, intend to stand up and demand that if this ...

Reader Input: ‘First, do no harm’

Today, I saw how “bad” bad health care can be. This story is especially disturbing because the patient is a senior citizen, being treated for a serious condition and he ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Community center talk continues; health care changes in the county; Acres of Hope moves and getting your fruits and veggies

  Welcome to the Auburn Journal’s “Noon Hour Update,” where we’ll present you with stories and updates on what’s going on in the news and what w ...

State bill would strip secrecy from health agency

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two lawmakers are seeking to strip broad secrecy provisions from the California agency overseeing implementation of President Barack Obama's ...

Reader Input: Health system bankrupts

For those of you who shudder at the word “socialism” when it comes to health care: How are you with the word, “bankruptcy,” unique to capitalism? The Amer ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Water resources in Placer County; defensible space for fire season; health care rankings in the county and European motorcycle adventure

    Welcome to the Auburn Journal’s “Noon Hour Update,” where we’ll present you with stories and updates on what’s going on in the news an ...

Lawmakers give initial OK to Medi-Cal expansion

  SACRAMENTO — State lawmakers gave initial approval Thursday to a pair of bills that would expand Medicaid to more than 1 million low-income Californians, a critica ...

Surprise: New insurance fee in health overhaul law

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Your medical plan is facing an unexpected expense, so you probably are, too. It's a new, $63-per-head fee to cushion the cost of cove ...

Health care a humane offering

To be creative is to invent something. But, we ask, does the thing invented actually work? Case in point: the commerce clause in our Constitution …the “thing” that needs to ...

Nation needs health care plan

As spring and summer temperatures rise, so does the political climate continue to heat up, with various stimuli affecting voter preferences/choices. The latest and perhaps most con ...

Civil rights not for the unborn

If the Dems were as adamant about moral character as they are about abortion, the world would be a better place. If there were a synonym for women’s “health care,” it would b ...

Who’s picking up health tab?

It is a shame that Bob and Ginny Mock, in their obvious love of country and concern for world peace and infatuation with President Obama, cannot see the hypocrisy of the Obama admi ...

Seattle sets smart priorities

Seattle citizens are thinking with clarity. They’ve formed a group, “Citizens for More Important Things.” They’re against any public funding for a new sports arena. You mig ...

Leaders need to listen

Re: (Call to Readers, Journal, Nov. 28): If I were to be elected as a leader whether it be local, state or federal, the first thing I would do would be to ask “We the People.” ...