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California's huge problem getting kids to the doctor

Essential California Doctors recommend kids attend checkups and developmental screenings for preventive care. But despite most kids having health insurance, many aren't going.  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  February 26, 2024   View in browser (Gary Coronado / Los Angeles Times) By Jenny Gold Good morning. It's Monday, Feb. 26 . I'm Jenny Gold, a reporter on The Times' early childhood education team — and a mom who has done her share of schlepping to the pediatrician's office. Here's what you need to know to start your day. California is way behind other states when it comes to preventive care for children. In Hollywood, homeless

Netflix has Oscar hopes for its Diana Nyad biopic

Led by the powerhouse acting duo of Annette Bening and Jodie Foster, Netflix's "Nyad" chronicles the story of a swimmer's Cuba-to-Florida swim. Some of her refuted claims plague its debut.
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