The world is at greater risk than ever from pandemics and biological weapons, health officials said Thursday.
Young people are usually less likely to become seriously ill with flu, but this season looks like an exception to that rule. Blame the H1N1 strain.
Health experts are asking whether kids need more pertussis shots, to combat a jump in recent years of cases involving 5 to 14-year-olds in L.A. County.
State Senator Ricardo Lara plans to introduce a bill that would use state money to make Medi-Cal and private health insurance subsidies available to undocumented immigrants.
Federal data show 728,000 have signed up for health plans via Covered California through Feb. 1st. 'Young Invincibles' still make up 25 percent of the total.
A Canadian study that many experts say has major flaws has revived a debate about the value of mammograms.
Two recent studies add to the growing evidence that consuming dairy fat may actually fend off weight gain. Experts say it may be time to revisit the assumption.
State Senator Norma Torres says Covered California needs a bigger board with broader expertise to better address website, customer service, and outreach problems.
One in four American currently face medical debt. The Affordable Care Act should lessen that debt by improving access to healthcare, but some populations could still face mounting bills.
Overall, about three-fourths of children in the U.S. consume caffeine on a given day. Teenagers seem to be getting much of that from coffee drinks.
My inbox is brimming with your personal Obamacare stories, and most of them aren’t joyous odes to the new health law.
Trying to limit election-year damage on health care, the Obama administration Monday granted business groups another delay in a much-criticized requirement that larger firms cover their workers or face fines.
Covered California executive director Peter Lee said Monday that he expects 400 new call center workers to help to bring down the average wait time and better serve non-English speakers.
About 10 percent of people with asthma aren't able to control it with medicine. The procedure delivers zaps of energy that burn off the outer layer of smooth muscle cells in the lungs' airways.
In Philadelphia, opening a supermarket brimming with fresh fruit and veggies in a neighborhood that lacked a grocer didn't change what residents ate.
Covered California says it is preparing for a challenging financial future without hundreds of millions of dollars in federal aid.