Medical Association No Longer Opposes 'End-Of-Life Option' Act As Bill Goes Through LegislatureThe California Medical Association has altered its position on a state bill that covers terminal patients seeking medical assistance to end their own lives.
Doctors At UC Student Health Centers Plan To Strike Next Week Amid Contract TalksDoctors at University of California student health centers announced Friday that next week they’ll go on strike.
3-Month-Old Boy Hears Mother's Voice For The First Time With Help Of Hearing AidsIt has been an emotional roller coaster for Stephanie and Daniel Whitehead, who found out their son, Colin, was born with Stickler syndrome, a genetic condition which causes impaired hearing.
Thousands Will Die From Flu This Year, Doctors PredictAlthough concerns are mounting across the nation of Ebola exposure, doctors fear the focus could be diverting attention from another potential threat: the flu.
As West Africa Ebola Outbreak Worsens, KCAL9 Takes A Look Inside SoCal's 'Quarantine Center' For Infectious DiseaseInfectious disease specialists took KCAL9's Serene Branson inside Olive View - UCLA Medical Center in Sylmar - one of the largest isolation units in the Southland dedicated to decontamination.
KNX 1070 Investigation: More Calif. Doctors Illegally Charging Insured Patients Extra FeesA growing number of California doctors are charging their insured patients extra fees to cover everyday office expenses - a practice that's illegal under most health care policies, according to KNX1070's investigative reporter Charles Feldman.
Controversy Surrounds Proposal That Would Increase Malpractice Damage CapA proposal that would increase the malpractice damage cap, which has remained at $250,000 for several decades, has gotten mixed reactions in California.
Can My Health Insurance Cover My Spouse?Whether or not your health insurance can cover your spouse depends on your specific policy.
Can My Health Insurance Cover My Children?Whether or not your health insurance can cover your children depends on your specific policy.
How Do I Use My Health Insurance When I Visit A Doctor?To maximize the benefits of your insurance policy, you will likely need to choose a doctor from within your health plan’s network.
How Does My Health Insurance Work At The Hospital?The Affordable Care Act requires that all health insurance policies cover 10 essential benefits, including emergency treatment.
Small Number Of Children In California Get Strange, New Polio-Like IllnessThe symptoms sometimes occur after a mild respiratory illness.