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California’s Medicaid Plan For Undocumented Young Adults A First Step : Shots – Health News – NPR

Enlarge this image Demonstrators rallied in Sacramento in May for Medi-Cal expansion to undocumented Californians. When the state’s budget was finalized, only young adults up to age 26 were authorized to be included in the expansion. Gov. Gavin Newsom says that’s an important first step. Rich Pedroncelli/AP hide caption toggle caption Rich Pedroncelli/AP For years,… Read More »

Wait, Did Ziggy Really Choke Amabella During the First Season of ‘Big Little Lies’?

Big Little Lies is officially back, which means the women of Monterey are about to put you through it just like they did last season. Before you dive into the first episode, there are some things that need to be discussed. Mainly, what started this whole mess in the first place? At the orientation at… Read More »

First man to sign up for head transplant bows out, but surgeon insists list of volunteers is still ‘quite long’

Having fallen head over heels in love, the first volunteer for a human head/body transplant has pulled out, saying he could not leave his new wife and baby boy for the months that surgery surely would have required. Valery Spiridonov, a 33-year-old Russian computer scientist who suffers from a devastating muscle wasting disease that has… Read More »

US surgeons perform first kidney transplant between 2 living HIV-positive individuals

The kidney of a 35-year-old HIV-positive woman has been transplanted into another patient with the virus that causes AIDS, U.S. surgeons announced Thursday, in a major medical breakthrough. The surgeons at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore performed the operation on Monday, calling it the first in the world of its kind. “I’m feeling good,” said… Read More »