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The California Health Care Foundation released a report earlier this year on US healthcare spending. Here is the breakdown for the 3.3 trillion healthcare dollars spent in 2016:    28% of total health spending in 2016 was paid for by the federal government. Households accounted for 28% of total healthcare spending in 2016. Private businesses paid for 20% of total... Read More

October Health Observance: Breast Cancer Awareness

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast cancer is the most common kind of cancer in women after skin cancer. About 1 in 8 women born today in the United States will get breast cancer at some point. The good news is that most women can survive breast cancer if it’s found and treated early. If you are a woman... Read More