An unusual-looking stripe under your nail can be just as dangerous as a shape-shifting mole — doctors say both could be signs of cancer.
Vista Murrieta High School may have its second case of tuberculosis in less than six months.
Health officials this week announced a cluster of cases of invasive meningococcal disease that sickened eight people in the LA area. Among those who fell ill, half were gay or bisexual, including the three who died. Two of the victims were HIV-positive.
The pain management team — known as the Heart Touch Project — consists of doctors, psychiatrists, social workers, psychologists, massage therapists, physical therapists and acupuncturists.
LA County health officials say three of eight people who contracted bacterial meningitis this year have died — and all three had sex with other men.
Exide has agreed to pay for 30,000 tests for people who live within a 2-mile radius.
“We do have something to celebrate, but it’s really a starting line,” Covered California Executive Director Peter Lee said.
A Los Angeles-based doctor, along with several activist groups, protested the recent release of the painkiller Zohydro ER in front of the Food and Drug Administration building in Irvine.
More than a dozen condom machines are being installed in residence halls on the campus of Whittier College this week.
Public health officials issued new vaccination guidelines Wednesday after a reported jump in the number of meningitis cases this year among gay men in Los Angeles.
Consumers who were unable to create an account or start their application because of technical problems have until midnight on April 15 to finish their applications.
California is seeing a late surge in the number of people signing up for health insurance coverage ahead of next week’s deadline — and state officials are encouraging more people to apply.
New figures from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now show one in 68 children in the U.S. have been identified with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
Los Angeles County Director of Public Health Jonathan Fielding announced Thursday that he will be stepping down.
Concern is growing, and rapidly, about the outbreak.