There is just one week left to sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. As people race to meet the deadline, they still have questions about the law, and the sign-up process.
This marks the first time an outbreak of the virus among humans has been detected in the country.
Union officials say a planned strike by thousands of University of California hospital workers has been averted after contract talks yielded a deal.
Women can give birth in water at a growing number of hospitals, but the nation's pediatricians and obstetricians say there's not enough proof that it's safe.
In at least three California counties, the measles outbreak has been linked with exposure to people who contracted the disease abroad.
Little more than a week remains until the deadline to sign up for health insurance. LA Times reporter Chad Terhune talks about sign-ups and the implications of the last-minute rush.
State health officials say the number of flu-related deaths this season has reached 342.
Evidence has long suggested that exercise may help prevent breast cancer. After looking at cancer risk in 4 million women, French researchers concluded any type of exercise is beneficial.
Los Angeles County was supposed to offer free tests by last fall. A county official says planning took much longer than expected.
Public health officials say the anti-vaccination movement could spark a resurgence of the respiratory disease.
Garrett Peterson was born with a defective windpipe. Using a 3-D printer, a doctor and a biomedical engineer created a device that will temporarily help him breathe.
As families of those on the missing jetliner struggle to get answers, one grief counselor says moving forward requires accepting the unknown.
Insurers must give spouses in same-sex marriages identical coverage offered to those in traditional marriages, the government says. The rule applies to all married couples.
Dr. A. Richard Grossman, a plastic surgeon who founded an internationally-known burn-treatment center in Los Angeles, has died. He was 81.
Measles was technically eliminated in the US in 2000, but people who travel abroad can still contract and spread the disease - as can those who do not get vaccinated.
The pace of flu-related deaths is declining. Health officials say it's not too late to get a flu shot.