Category: Health News

Buying Face Cream from a Questionable Source Could Lead to Catastrophic Results

The desire for lighter, clearer skin causes some consumers to take drastic measures hoping for dramatic results. It also has predators putting toxic merchandise on the streets, luring the consumer into using a tampered product that’s too good to be true. The outcome is less than desirable and, in some cases, downright life-threatening. In 2014,…

Mosquitoes: Real-Life Fiction—With a Bite

San Francisco had the Invasion of the Body Snatchers. Tippi Hedren was attacked by The Birds in Bodega Bay. But those horror stories were just that—stories. Right now, there’s a real-life invasion happening in Southern California—Aedes mosquitoes have moved in—and they’re not ready to leave. Officials reported a 330% spike in mosquitoes over the past…

Covered California enrollment open through Jan. 31

Covered California, the State’s marketplace for the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, kicked off the open enrollment period with a statewide bus tour. The tour began in San Diego and ended at the Tower Bridge and the State Capitol in Sacramento stopping in large cities and small towns on its 38-stop, 2,000-mile journey. Covered California is spotlighting enrollment…

News from Covered California: Open Enrollment Is Here!

Do you have health insurance?  Do you know someone who needs health insurance? If so, Covered California has good news – Covered California open enrollment starts November 15, 2014 and lasts until February 15, 2015. This is your opportunity to compare health insurance plans for yourself, your family, or even your business.  Covered California is also…