In many aspects, Camp Kesem is your typical summer camp where kids can go make friends and play, but it also helps campers dealing with cancer at home.
Researchers say over half of young adults believe smoking tobacco out of water pipes is not harmful to their health, despite warnings from federal health officials to the contrary.
When it comes to maintaining and even enhancing brain health, choosing the right foods is critically important. These five foods will have your brain working in top gear.
Heatstroke can happen when the temperature is as low as 57 degrees, so here are some tips from safety advocates on avoiding accidental deaths in hot cars.
The disease has jumped from bats to skunks, officials said.
A California chicken producer has issued its first recall since being linked to an outbreak of an antibiotic-resistant strain of salmonella that has been making people sick for more than a year, company and federal food officials said Thursday night.
Students at a local school are learning how to get in shape while using equipment more often seen in shows like Cirque du Soliel.
A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that some companies with religious objections can avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Obama’s health care overhaul, the first time the high court has declared that businesses can hold religious views under federal law.
With the number of whooping-cough cases in California now at an epidemic level, local health officials are reporting a sharp increase in the number of infections in Los Angeles County.
Kristine Cruz-Munda often receives compliments on her glowing skin. But what people don’t know is that the one thing that makes her so pretty is also killing her.
The number of whooping cough cases in the Southland and throughout California has reached epidemic proportions, state health officials said Friday.
When it comes to medical care in the eastern San Gabriel Valley, people rely on a family of hospitals that make up the Citrus Valley Health Partners.
Casey Kasem, now 82, has been in failing health for some time.
Residents near Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) are exposed to the same amount of toxic chemicals in the air as is found in hundreds of miles of freeway traffic, researchers said Thursday.
Porn performers in California must wear condoms during film shoots and their employers must provide regular testing under a bill that passed the state Assembly on Tuesday.