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California’s uninsured rate at record low

SACRAMENTO — California’s uninsured rate has fallen to a new record low, according to a survey from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The rate of uninsured Californians is…

Blog: Go Red

Blog: Go Red

MODESTO — If you’ve driven past Memorial Medical Center at Briggsmore Avenue and Coffee Road in Modesto, you’ve no doubt noticed the image of a red dress projected on the…

Lodi Memorial scores high for infant feeding practices

Lodi Memorial scores high for infant feeding practices

LODI — Lodi Memorial Hospital’s Maternal Child department recently received high marks for its infant feeding practices, the hospital announced Friday. The department scored 93 out of 100 for data…

Tattoo removal easier with new lasers

Tattoo removal easier with new lasers

By MELISSA HUTSELL Business Journal Writer STOCKTON — Following the wave of popularity tattoos have enjoyed comes a second wave — getting rid of them. That new wave has opened…

Extra time offered to Covered California applicants

Extra time offered to Covered California applicants

SACRAMENTO — Customers who try to enroll in the state’s health insurance marketplace, Covered California, by today’s deadline will get an additional four days to finish their applications, Covered California…

Lodi Health earns accreditation for weight-loss surgeries

LODI — Lodi Health has earned certification as a Center of Excellence in Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery for its weight-loss surgeries. “This accreditation shows Lodi Health’s dedication and commitment to…

DMC shows off new robotic surgical system

DMC shows off new robotic surgical system

MODESTO — Doctors Medical Center in Modesto has been providing da Vinci robotic-assisted surgeries since 2009. In 2016, the hospital bought an upgraded model, which surgeons demonstrated in early December.…

Doctors Hospital receives award for patient care

MANTECA — Doctors Hospital of Manteca has been acknowledged for safe and effective patient care. The hospital announced Tuesday it has received The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for…

Covered California extends initial enrollment deadline

Covered California extends initial enrollment deadline

SACRAMENTO — Covered California has extended its enrollment deadline to give consumers more time to sign up for health coverage that will start on Jan. 1. Consumers now have until…

Covered California reports enrollment surge

Covered California reports enrollment surge

SACRAMENTO — Covered California says there has been a surge of people signing up for health care coverage as an important deadline approaches this week. As of Monday, more than…