New data suggest that even modest increases in blood sugar, among people in their 50s, 60s and 70s, can have a negative influence on memory.
The state fines nine California hospitals a total of $775,000 for failing to ensure the health and safety of patients. Two violations led to patient deaths.
The highly-touted but troubled doctor search feature on the state-run marketplace is once again up and running - sort of. More fixes are needed.
Police are searching for Christopher Lee Brown, whose ex-girlfriend used to work at the office where the laptops were stolen.
A warmer than usual October is extending mosquito season, prompting health officials to urge take precautions against West Nile virus.
The Obama administration lost valuable time waiting for a Supreme Court decision, a presidential election and state health exchange plans.
This week's installment of a biweekly column by Emily Bazar, senior writer with the California HealthCare Foundation's Center for Health Reporting, deals with the definition of "family."
Advocates say one in five children is obese by age six. A healthy eating and physical activity campaign aims to fix that by training day care providers.
The lack of regulation means manufacturers have tremendous leeway over how they advertise their products. But, that may change soon.
Earlier this year premenstrual dysphoric disorder, or PMDD, became a recognized mental disorder. But not everyone is convinced that's a good idea.
The largest grant recipient is Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science, which will get $1.5 million.
Experts say it might be best to wait until the doctor search glitch is fixed before enrolling in a health plan through Covered California.
Is your Medicare plan working for you? Open enrollment allows you to make changes that may better suit your needs and your pocketbook.
Researchers looked at 50 parks across Los Angeles. Two-thirds of the parks received outreach training and $4,000 apiece to improve their marketing.
Asian Americans tend to use mental health services less than the general population. Some reports put the number at half.
Health care workers in Los Angeles County ordered to get vaccinated for flu shots to help protect patients.