Trendy 'Raw Water' Can Reportedly Give You Hepatitis, Other DiseasesA new health craze that has many people paying high prices for unfiltered water is also reportedly putting those Americans at risk for diseases like hepatitis and norovirus.
3 Heart Surgery Patients In LA County Get Bacterial InfectionThe infection has in the past been traced to a specific type of heater-cooler device used during open heart surgery.
High Bacteria Levels In Ocean Pose Health Risks After StormsTons and tons of trash is seen floating down the L.A. River.
Report: Pasadena Hospital Tied To Another Outbreak From Tainted ScopesOfficials at Huntington Memorial Hospital in Pasadena may be dealing with a superbug outbreak found on the same type of medical scopes that have caused these infections across the country, the Los Angeles Times reports.
Fecal Bacteria Found At Swimming Holes In Santa Monica MountainsTwo local swimming spots in the Santa Monica Mountains could pose a public health risk, according to a new study.
Santa Monica Pier, Marina Del Rey Beaches Ranked Among Worst-Polluted In Calif.The view from the Santa Monica Pier may draw millions of tourists every year, but the beach itself is among the most polluted in California, according to a report released Wednesday.
SoCal Lawmaker Targets Scope Maker At Center Of 'Superbug' IssuesA Southland lawmaker is seeking details from the manufacturer of medical scopes that have been linked to several "superbug" bacteria outbreaks at U.S. hospitals
Suits Allege That Designs, Airtight Seals Of Some Front-Loading Washers Breed 'Biofilm'Front-load washing machines have prompted several different class-action lawsuits nationwide by some who claim the appliances are stinking up their homes.
Questions, Concerns Continue To Grow After Nearly 200 Patients Exposed To SuperbugThere were growing questions and concerns Thursday about the transmission of a superbug bacteria that was exposed to nearly 200 patients at the UCLA Ronald Reagan Medical Center.
The Turkey Test: USDA's Thanksgiving Warning Against Washing PoultryAs Thanksgiving approaches, experts are saying a regular food-preparation practice may increase the risk of developing a food-borne illness.
Math Mishap Prompted Delay Of Beverly Hills Water WarningDrink up, Beverly Hills. City officials say the water is safe for consumption.
Superbug Found In Los Angeles May Be Cause For ConcernA new threat emerges as a strand of untreatable and potentially deadly bacteria has begun spreading throughout the U.S., and health officials say one of these bugs is in Los Angeles.