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Doctors more worried than ever about nurse practitioners getting expanded role

California doctors’ long-held opposition to nurse practitioners expanding their scope of practice into areas now reserved exclusively for doctors has become even more intense with the growing evidence that medical technology enhanced by artificial intelligence can play a much bigger

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Four with shot at advancing in lieutenant governor’s race

If Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom – the favorite in Tuesday’s gubernatorial primary – goes on to win the general election, that means former lieutenant governors will have won three of the last six governor’s races. But this track record of advancement doesn’t

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CA says ‘no’ to Obamacare freebies, makes own law

  One of the most liberal states in the nation has said no thanks to a key Obamacare provision and instead is enacting its own version of the law. California has decided to skirt the “Buy 1, Get 3 Free!”

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CMA both for and against expanding non-physicians’ role

The California Medical Association is both for and against allowing non-physicians to expand the kind of medical procedures they are allowed to perform. Assemblywoman Toni Atkins, D-San Diego, is pushing AB 154 to allow nurses, midwives and physician assistants to perform

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Sen. Hernandez authors bills to benefit his optometry business

June 17, 2013 By John Hrabe When he isn’t in Sacramento, state Sen. Ed Hernandez is busy treating patients at his five-star rated optometry practice, Hernandez Optometry, in La Puente. The nearby picture is of him on the front page

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