Hospitals

Advocates for the homeless on LA's Skid Row say the situation has never been more dangerous or more dire. (credit: CBS)

Life On Skid Row Becoming More Dangerous, Dire For Homeless

Longtime advocates — like the people who run the Union Rescue Mission — see the situation as getting worse.

04/01/2015

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Finger-Pointing, Lawsuits Likely To Follow ‘Superbug’ Scare

With an antibiotic-resistant “superbug” outbreak connected to its facility, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center stopped short of pointing a finger at the manufacturer of a medical instrument believed to have spread the deadly germs.

02/20/2015

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3 Southland Hospitals Ranked Among Nation’s Top 100

Three LA hospitals were named Wednesday among the nation’s top 100 by Becker’s Hospital Review.

04/02/2014

Can My Health Insurance Cover My Spouse?

Whether or not your health insurance can cover your spouse depends on your specific policy.

03/20/2014

Can My Health Insurance Cover My Children?

Whether or not your health insurance can cover your children depends on your specific policy.

03/20/2014

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.

03/06/2014

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.

03/06/2014

As many as seven people were injured in a two-vehicle crash in Woodland Hills on Nov. 22, 2013. (credit: CBS)

2-Vehicle Crash In Woodland Hills Leaves Six People Hurt

Authorities say as many as seven people have been hurt in a major traffic collision in Woodland Hills.

11/22/2013

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4 Southland Hospitals Fined For Serious Errors In Patient Care

Four Southland hospitals were fined Thursday after investigations discovered that they didn’t comply with licensing requirements, which caused, or was likely to cause, serious injury or death to patients.

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Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center Named Top Hospital In Calif. By U.S. News & World Report

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center was named Tuesday as the top hospital in California and fifth best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/16/2013

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4 Injured When 2 Boats Collide In Newport Beach

Four people were injured Sunday evening when two boats collided in Newport Beach, according to authorities.

07/14/2013

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2-Day Worker Walkout Ends UC Hospitals

A two-day strike by hospital workers ended on Thursday, with both sides claiming victory even though there was no resolution to a contract dispute involving staffing and pensions.

05/23/2013

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4 SoCal Hospitals Close Their ER Doors

The emergency departments of Bellflower Medical Center, Newport Specialty Hospital and Los Angeles Metropolitan Medical Center’s Los Angeles and Hawthorne campuses will close Thursday.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–04/03/2013

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Four Los Angeles Area Hospitals To Shut Down

Bellflower Medical Center, Newport Specialty Hospital, and the Los Angeles and Hawthorne campuses of Los Angeles Metropolitan Medical Center will all be closed, according to a statement by the Pacific Health Corp.

04/02/2013

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Superbug Found In Los Angeles May Be Cause For Concern

A 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.

03/05/2013

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