A recent state audit found that counties have a total of $2.5 billion in unspent funds that they could be using to address mental health and homelessness.
This flu season has been worse than usual, and the influx of sickies is testing the capacity of clinics and hospitals.
Los Angeles high schoolers in The Talk Project lead workshops for fellow teens about how to understand and deal with sexual harassment and assault.
The city will promote Crisis Text Line, which helps people dealing with everything from suicidal thoughts to sexual assault, in return for data on the kinds of challenges users face.
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.