Patients in places like South L.A. – who are uninsured, don't have enough insurance or are undocumented – often have to resort to the emergency room to see a doctor.Add your comments
You have questions, we have answers. Covered California unveiled the insurance plans it will sell to individuals once the Affordable Care Act takes effect next year.
The federal health agency said the U.S. teen birth rate has fallen 25 percent since 2007, with Latina teens accounting for the steepest declines.
California's largest insurers, including Anthem Blue Cross, Blue Shield and Kaiser Permanente, are among 13 plans competing for policies in the state's new health exchange.
Workers at University of California hospitals around the state picketed for a second day Wednesday over staffing and pension issues.
A task force says primary care providers should administer fluoride varnish to all young children in order to help preserve or improve their oral health.
A new prostate cancer test under development at UC Irvine involves urinating on a stick. The stick picks up a protein strongly associated with prostate cancer.
Have an appointment? Need surgery? Have an emergency? Here's what you need to know and how hospitals are coping with the labor action.
University of California medical center workers began a two-day strike Tuesday that could involve thousands of employees and prompted postponement of some surgeries.
Access to dental care in South L.A. can be "extremely limited," says one expert. And dental health often isn't a "grade-A priority."
A Superior Court judge limits which workers can join the 48-hour strike against the five UC Medical Centers. The walkout is set to start 4 a.m. Tuesday.
A longitudinal study hopes to help doctors better identify those patients who should avoid aggressive prostate cancer treatments.
The Mark Ridley-Thomas Wellness Center at Manual Arts school is expected to open June 21 and provide dental, mental and primary care services to students and nearby residents.
This week's CDC Morbidity and Mortality report reveals a revolting truth about swimming pools — more than half of the locations tested in 2012 showed traces of Escherichia coli, indicating that "swimmers introduced fecal material into pool water.
The NTSB recommends that states lower the threshold for drunk driving from .08 percent to .05 percent. How much of a difference does that reduction make?