A new Kaiser Family Foundation survey paints a bleak picture of financial hardship when it comes to the affordability of medical care in the United States.
When is an advertisement a lie and when is it just bragging?
A new study finds that more than a quarter of all homeless adults on Los Angeles's Skid Row are infected with hepatitis C.
A new whistleblower lawsuit against the owners of the surgery centers affiliated with the 1-800-GET-THIN campaign alleges that a clinic in San Diego may have exposed several patients to hepatitis C.
A government survey shows more teens are smoking marijuana than are smoking cigarettes, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Thursday.
Many leaders in the health care field believe reform is now on a trajectory that won’t be stopped, no matter the justices’ ruling.
Watch the Lakers' Metta World Peace take to the skies as "Metta Man," a caped superhero who's crazy about mental health awareness.
No wonder it's so difficult to burn calories. The flame retardant HBCD has been detected in a sampling of fatty foods, according to a new study.
The federal Food and Drug Administration has rejected a new, more marketable name for a much-maligned ingredient: high fructose corn syrup.
Health officials have announced more than $800,000 in fines against thirteen California hospitals after their failures caused serious injury or death to patients.
A survey of Medi-Cal enrollees finds that a majority of those who receive the insurance are satisfied — except when it comes to access to medical specialists.
Under a bill approved by the California state Assembly on Thursday, nurses would be able to prescribe birth control pills.
Proposition 29 would increase the tax on cigarettes and tobacco by $1, but the measure has seen support plummet in recent months.
Heart implants supply doctors with data that can tell them a lot about a patient's health, but that information isn't directly available to patients.
OC officials are trapping feral cats at two Santa Ana schools in an attempt to reduce the flea population and halt the possibile spread of typhus.
Mosquitoes trapped in the Ontario area have tested positive for West Nile virus. It’s the virus’s first appearance there this year.