Rebecca Plevin

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Los Angeles Health Clinic 'A Microcosm' Of The Nation's Anxieties

Saturday, March 25, 2017

A South LA clinic started by Muslim doctors and students has served mostly low-income Latino and African-American patients for 20 years. Staff and patients now say they worry about their future.


Medical Schools Teach Students To Talk With Patients About Care Costs

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Doctors and patients haven't typically discussed how much medical care costs. But medical schools say that should change and are teaching future doctors how to broach the tricky subject.


California Law To Curtail Vaccine Exemptions Clears Hurdle

Thursday, June 25, 2015

The controversial bill that would require almost all children entering day care or school in California to be vaccinated crossed another key hurdle Thursday, as the state Assembly approved it by a vote of 46-30.

The bill, SB 277, now returns to the state Senate, where lawmakers will ...


Schools Not Keeping Track When Kids Are Behind On Their Shots

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

California lets kindergartners start school as long as they've had the first dose of all required vaccines. But some schools aren't tracking whether such kids end up getting all the doses they need.


Cases Of Mysterious Valley Fever Rise In American Southwest

Monday, May 13, 2013

When she was just 6, Emily Gorospe became very tired and sick. The spunky girl, now 8, developed a fever that wouldn't go away, and red blotches appeared across her body.

"She's got so much energy usually," says Emily's mother, Valerie Gorospe. "Just walking from one part of the house ...