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The state's interactive map ranks each census tract based on its exposure to various types of pollution, along with public health and demographic measures.
The combination pill, Moxduo, was developed by QRxPharma with the aim of decreasing dangerous side effects of prescription painkillers, including breathing problems, nausea and vomiting.
The FDA is weighing the pros and cons of a drug that would, for the first time, combine morphine and oxycodone in a single pill. Critics warn it could launch a new wave of abuse.
Clinical depression can delay physical healing and make recovery more difficult. Those displaying signs of the illness will undergo detailed screening.
In ancient times scribes were used to record everything from prayers to legal transactions. Now they're making a comeback in the doctor's office, easing the transition to electronic medical records.
When adults are absorbed in their mobile devices, the consequences for children are not good. Research shows kids act out more if they are competing with a mobile device for their parent's attention.
As the new ban on use e-cigarettes goes into effect, retailers are carving out spaces where enthusiasts can legally partake of the practice.
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.