Certain sales strategies work great with American Latinos. California's insurance exchange didn't try any of them when advertising coverage with the Affordable Care Act.
State Senator Ted Gaines — who is running for insurance commissioner — says Covered California broke the law.
A statewide survey finds that 7 out of 10 stores have outdoor advertising for alcohol, tobacco products, and junk food. A number are near schools.
A girl born with HIV in suburban Los Angeles last April may have completely cleared the virus, which would make her the second baby to be cured by very early treatment.
The Food and Drug Administration is still figuring out what to do about electronic cigarettes. But to reduce the odds kids will get hooked on nicotine, some cities are moving to restrict them.
The USC study found that adults 50-65 who consume high amounts of animal protein are four times more likely to die from cancer compared with those who eat less.
Over 15,000 births have taken place at birthing centers, and the number is growing. But there are no coverage guarantees despite provisions that prohibit discrimination against health care providers.
State and federal officials are investigating the so-called "Complaint Workload Clean-Up Project," which the county has discontinued.
Hospitals responding to a private group's survey report significant drops in their rates of early deliveries between 2010 and 2013.
In 2002, the Supreme Court banned the execution of the "mentally retarded." Monday the court is looking at the case of a convicted man who says Florida's definition of mental disability is too strict.
As electronic cigarette companies get bold with advertising, anti-smoking groups fear the ads will lure teens and get them hooked on nicotine.
States are legalizing marijuana even though there's no clear understanding of its impact on health. The drug hasn't been subjected to the kind of rigorous medical research that would find that out.
The elevated rate of infant mortality for black babies has been well documented but poorly understood. Researchers are developing new theories.
The flu epidemic appears to be slowing down, but health officials say Californians should not let their guard down just yet. The powerful H1N1 virus has fueled this flu season and it is a tricky strain.
Everybody knows a healthy sex life is important for a good marriage. But keeping the spark in the bedroom may be even more crucial for older couples dealing with chronic illness.
Doctors are supposed to wash their hands before touching a patient. But that stethoscope draped around the doctor's neck may be loaded with bacteria, too.