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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?
Writer Susan Orlean recently turned in her office desk chair for a treadmill and wrote about it for the New Yorker. We thought we'd take KPCC's treadmill disk for a spin and ask Orlean what she was thinking.
"Ask Emily" is a biweekly Q&A exploring the practical questions that consumers have about the Affordable Care Act.
Researchers find newborns given a small amount of formula while the mother’s milk comes in are more likely to be exclusively breastfeeding at three months old.
Should nurse practitioners be able to lead their own practices? A recent survey finds that it depends who you ask. In some South L.A. clinics, nurse practitioners are already running the show.
Researchers found that people who lived near busy roadways appeared to have a 4 percent higher chance of dying from heart problems brought on by reduced kidney function. In South L.A., many people live near busy roads.
The state is handing out $37 million in grants to 48 organizations to educate Californians about how to sign up for health insurance with the new statewide exchange.
Angelina Jolie says that she has had a preventive double mastectomy after learning she carried a gene that made it extremely likely she would get breast cancer.