The South Coast Air Quality Management District passed a rule to cut down on noxious odors from five rendering facilities that dispose of and recycle animal remains.
A public health official cites research showing Asians and Latinos are less likely to turn to pills for pain relief.
The World Health Organization is sounding the alarm about antibiotic-resistant infections. California is taking steps to prevent their spread.
A sickle cell clinic in South L.A. is believed to be the first of its kind: It brings primary and specialty care providers under one roof to treat the disease.
The culprit is particulate matter 1/25th the size of a human hair that enters the bloodstream and wreaks havoc on critical organs.
Supervisor Hilda Solis says the state toxic department's effort will be incomplete unless it does a thorough internal and external cleaning of homes near Exide.
More than 70 medical groups have asked Congress to provide DACA recipients with legal status, noting that some work in health care, or want to.