“The disease itself can cause depression,” says Dr. Jeff Bronstein.
Despite progress in some areas, the Los Angeles County jail system fails to provide sufficient suicide-prevention practices to protect prisoners from self-harm, federal prosecutors announced Friday.
The Los Angeles Police Department Monday celebrated the groundbreaking of a new police station.
Forty-two confirmed cases of the highly contagious disease, technically known as pertussis, have been reported in Long Beach this year, the majority of which involve school-age children.
Sen. Barbara Boxer is calling on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to investigate a rare polio-like illness that has so far affected at least 20 children in California.
Officials are looking for a 68-year-old Jurupa Valley woman who walked away from a nursing facility where she lives.
California corrections officials said Tuesday they will comply with a federal court order to move thousands of inmates out of two Central Valley prisons where an airborne fungus has led to widespread illnesses.
A 15-year-old boy from Long Island died of a mysterious illness while on a school trip to Disneyland.
Nearly 100 people had to be evacuated from a Forever 21 factory in Lincoln Heights following a report of strange odor.
Health officials have issued a warning for diners to avoid eating shellfish, crustaceans and certain fish from Ventura County after a dangerous toxin was detected in some species.
U.S. health officials reported Wednesday three times the usual number of West Nile cases for this time of year and one expert called it “one of the largest” outbreaks since the virus appeared in this country in 1999.
Residents of Redondo Beach raised concerns during a meeting with Southern California Edison, claiming that a substation in their neighborhood is producing stray voltage and making people ill.
Test results released Tuesday could give some weight to claims by a group of workers, who believe that their building is to blame for birth defects, migraines and even cancer.
Etta James’ longtime manager says the terminally ill blues singer has been hospitalized after experiencing difficulty breathing.
UC Irvine researchers say the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks made us a sicker nation.