An LAPD officer is working to raise awareness about a rare disease that killed his wife, who was also an LAPD officer.
“She was very feisty and full of life,” but Katheryn Barton said her mother’s life was cut short, the day after she turned 90, after she was given the wrong prescription medication.
“Since she was born, the doctors were telling us, she won’t live to be 10. She will never be a teenager,” says her mom Melissa Nordquist.
County health officials and health care providers Thursday called on the federal government to step up protection protocols in response to the Ebola crisis.
CBS2 Investigation: Public Documents Show Hazardous Waste From Exide Plant Spilled Onto Highways, Into Storm Drains
Toxic contamination caused by a Vernon battery recycling plant may extend as far as Bakersfield, new documents show.
Affected schools in Ocean View School District have been shut down for the last seven days after an asbestos fiber was found in a wipe test at Hope View Elementary.
At the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Westwood, the head of infectious disease control acknowledges keeping health workers safe from the virus requires a difficult and complicated protocol.
California’s health insurance exchange faced calls Monday for a state investigation of its contracting practices.
California’s health insurance exchange has awarded $184 million in contracts without the competitive bidding and oversight that is standard practice across state government.
Three elementary schools in Huntington Beach have been shut down due to concerns of asbestos, leaving hundreds of parents to figure out where their children will be going to class in the weeks ahead.
Health officials Tuesday told the Board of Supervisors that plans are in place to protect Los Angeles County residents against any potential outbreak – however unlikely – of the Ebola virus.
A huge crowd gathered Sunday from across Southern California for the American Cancer Society’s 5th Annual “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K,” a non-competitive walk in Costa Mesa.
Federal officials have announced they will move forward with a federal consent decree to address mental health care problems in Los Angeles County’s jails.
A lawsuit filed against Cigna and Blue Shield of California claims that health insurers engaged in a “bait and switch” scheme that left patients with a stack of medical bills and no coverage.
With almost a year under its belt, has the Affordable Care Act impact as many people as it originally set out to?