Health

Affordable Care Act

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Covered California:
This is where you sign up.


Enrollment Assistance
Search by zip code to find free in-person help from certified enrollment counselors, certified agents and county service agencies.

ACA Information and Enrollment events
Conducted by Los Angeles Public Library at various branches.

Covered California 101: A click-through presentation explains the basics. An excellent Obamacare overview for Californians.

The Flu and Measles

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Flu.gov: Federal government website with lots of good info.

LA County Measles Info

General Medical Info

Addiction Center Non-profit website offering up-to-date information on addiction as well as reviews of top treatment centers across the country.

Diseases: Links to useful resources.

Drugs and Toxins: Links to useful resources.

Doctors and Hospitals: Links to useful resources.

FDA Medical Device Registry List of medical devices and medical device manufacturers registered with the FDA.

Healthy Living Pages: Weight loss, exercise and more.

More

Alternative Medicine
Acupuncture
Acupuncturist License Verification Check your practitioner or file a complaint.
Chiropractors: Board of Examiners Check your practitioner's license.
Complementary Medicine Index
Massage therapy: Find practitioners.
Rolfing: Find practitioners.

Topical Information
FDA Recalls: The latest.
Research Activities: The US Department of Health and Human Services' latest research results.

Other Health Insurance Resources
Healthy Families Program: State of California online application for Medi-Cal for Families, Healthy Families Program, and Access for Infants and Mothers Program.
Actor's Fund: Health insurance for people in the entertainment industry.
California Health Advocates: Medicare advocacy and education for Californians.
Patient Advocate Foundation: Help with healthcare access and insurance issues.

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