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The California Department of Public Health reported two more cases of measles this week, increasing the total to 58 reported cases this year.
Here's what you need to know about L.A.'s ban on smoking e-cigarettes in public places.
In high school, Cristina Peña was afraid to tell her boyfriend, Chris Ondaatje, that she was HIV-positive. She needn't have worried. More than a decade later, they're still together.
Thirty-six years after Congress passed the Pregnancy Discrimination Act, employers still have very different interpretations of what they're required to do to accommodate expectant mothers.
Plans for a new medical school in the Inland Empire aim to help bring and keep doctors in the area. It will be the second to open this decade.
New numbers released by Covered California show the first open enrollment period under the Affordable Care Act exceeded expectations.
Two medical experts explain how a person who is immunized can still get the contagious disease.
Among doctors who received payments from Medicare in 2012 are dozens who had been kicked out of Medicaid, or charged with fraud, or settled fraud cases out of court.
Fans and foes want to know whether the Affordable Care Act is meeting its goals. But, for good reasons, there are no clear answers yet.
Many Californians remain without health insurance this year, choosing instead to pay a fine for forgoing health insurance required by the Affordable Care Act.
Benzodiazepines like Xanax and Valium are among the most widely prescribed drugs in the U.S. But when it comes to the risks they pose, they take a back seat to prescription painkillers and heroin.
Scientists have figured out one reason women might be more vulnerable to Alzheimer's: A risk gene doubles women's chances of getting the disease but has minimal effect on men.
To see if low blood sugar sours even good relationships, scientists used an unusual tool: voodoo dolls representing spouses. As hunger levels rose, so did the number of pins.
The approximate moment when grumpiness kicks in for men, according to a recently released report, is around age 70.
Among the new cases, two were intentionally unvaccinated and one had appropriate vaccination. There were only four cases in the state at the same time last year.