file med chartingFile photo via Capital Public RadioThe federal government has banned the use of fetal tissue, procured during elective abortions, for internal research. Many biotech companies and academic institutions in California rely on fetal tissue for their work.

Story by Sammy Caiola.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

health4allSupporters of proposals to expand California's government-funded health care benefits to undocumented immigrants gathered at the Capitol for the Immigrants Day of Action, Monday, May 20, 2019, in Sacramento. Credit: Rich Pedroncelli / AP Photo / CapRadioThe state budget agreement reached by Gov. Gavin Newsom and Democratic legislative leaders over the weekend is starting to take shape.

Story by Ben Alder.

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