Dr. Jonathan Fielding said the news was left out of a press release urging gay men to get vaccinated because he did not consider it critical information.
Many were newly eligible because of the law's Medicaid expansion, while others already eligible but not yet enrolled came forward due to publicity around the law and its requirement for individuals to carry insurance or risk paying a fine.
The vast majority of people, including soldiers, with PTSD, depression or other mental illness are not violent. Psychiatrists doubt the latest shooting at Fort Hood could have been predicted.
Three L.A.-area men who contracted meningitis died in February and March, the L.A. County Department of Public Health reported Thursday.
Commonly used antidepressants don't work for many people. That's why scientists are experimenting with ketamine, a hallucinogenic club drug called Special K.
We are beginning to see health care’s first, hesitant steps, where doctors and hospitals wade into the world of social services.
Those who started their applications before midnight on March 31st have until April 15th to finish enrolling. In addition, Latino enrollment jumped in March.
Over the next year, many of the more than 1.2 million people who used the Covered California exchange to buy health insurance are expected to switch to job-based plans or Medicaid.
Here's the latest bit of evidence that exercise keeps the brain fit. Much of the research has been in older people, but this study found that being fit in your 20s makes you sharper in middle age.
The infection can cause brain damage, hearing loss or potentially death.
A risque campaign that aims to boost self-exams for breast cancer has reignited a debate about whether they prevent cancer deaths. One doctor says it's time to change how women look for lumps.
The suicide of their son motivated the Warrens to launch their effort. It began with a conference at their Saddleback Church on March 28th.
The county plans to spend $56 million a year on a managed care-type program. Immigrant advocates want the county to double the funding.
Obesity docs say it's time for the Girl Scouts to ditch the processed, sugary cookies and find another way to raise money.
Federally funded health clinics serve all comers, and people pay fees based on a sliding scale. That's one option for people who didn't sign up for health insurance.
Covered California's chief says the website has had about 80,000 unique visitors per hour Monday, and that number could reach 1 million by midnight.