"Laura's Law" might have helped Samantha Lamberg get treatment for husband Erik's bipolar disorder. A bill on Gov. Brown's desk might speed adoption of the law.
Preventive treatment of partially blocked arteries in patients suffering a particular kind of severe heart attack reduces future heart attacks, cardiac deaths and cases of recurrent chest pain by about two-thirds.
All people have brain abnormalities, but people with migraines are more likely to have ones similar to tiny strokes, a study finds.
Many obstetricians make more money for C-sections than for vaginal deliveries. In a recent study, these doctors were more likely to perform the costly procedure.
The 15-month-long campaign of television and radio commercials is aimed at California's uninsured residents.
The Free Speech Coalition lifted a ban on film production late Tuesday after all performers who worked with HIV-infected actress Cameron Bay were medically cleared.
Class action lawsuit accuses health insurer Anthem Blue Cross of illegally denying coverage to treat policyholders with eating disorders.
Having doctors talk to children and parents about the harms of smoking can help keep school-age children and teens from using tobacco.
Biotech drugmaker Amgen will buy cancer drug maker Onyx Pharmaceuticals for about $10.4 billion in cash in a deal that will add several cancer drugs to Amgen's stable and add to its pipeline of new drugs.
The Children's Hospital L.A. and House Research Institute were recently awarded a grant for a clinical trial to help young children who have never been able to hear.
Two surgery centers once affiliated with the 1-800-GET-THIN campaign have lost their accreditation, and a third faces increased scrutiny.
Kei Iwamoto, a radiation researcher with UCLA, says the pollution may pose a threat to the immediate area — but beachgoers in California shouldn't worry.
The adult film industry's trade association is calling for a moratorium on filming after an actor tested positive for HIV.
If an unvaccinated child passes a disease onto a baby who’s too young to be vaccinated, should its parents be able to sue the infected child’s parents for negligence?
San Francisco is demanding Nevada reimburse California for care given to poor, mentally-ill patients allegedly booted out of a psychiatric hospital. Read the letters here.