Democrats plan to shift children from Healthy Families low-cost coverage to Medi-Cal.
The legislation allows California counties to provide court-ordered outpatient treatment for a subset of mentally ill people.
A recent study by researchers at the Mayo Clinic found that obese individuals were 25 percent more likely to develop rheumatoid arthritis than people of normal weight.
The six-week-long program, called "On The Move," features 12 senior citizen contestants — all self-proclaimed couch potatoes — who have vowed to move off the sofa and into active life styles.
San Bernardino is hosting what’s being billed as the largest free weekend health clinic ever held in the Inland Empire this Saturday and Sunday.
The federal government awarded a dozen Los Angeles-area community health clinics nearly $7 million in grants so they could expand their care.
If the Supreme Court says the Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional, that could mean billion-dollar losses for California and a major loss of capacity in southside health clinics.
A Families USA study says California leads the nation in number of premature deaths caused primarily by a lack of health insurance.
California residents under 26 will still have health insurance whether the federal health law does or not. But other benefits of the overhaul may go down with the ship.
California health officials say a 70 year-old Kern County woman is the first human case of West Nile Virus in the state this year.
The USC School of Pharmacy has received its largest grant ever, one which aims to improve the medical care of patients in underserved communities.
Loneliness in older people can predict declines in health and an increased risk of death, a six year study found. People over 60 who feel lonely had a 45 percent higher risk of death.
Consumers who were expecting the Food and Drug Administration's new requirements for sunscreen labels to be implemented this month will have to wait.
Coconut water, both fresh and canned, is a popular post-workout drink, but unless you run marathons or workout for more than 90 minutes, is it worth it?
Researchers at UCLA say they’ve moved a step closer to a new method of growing bones from fat tissue that may one day eliminate the need for painful bone grafts.
Consumer Watchdog has filed a lawsuit against Blue Shield of California for allegedly forcing those with preexisting medical conditions into bare bones coverage.