Parents with children at Vista Murrieta High School are buzzing about the student who tested positive for the lung and throat infection, known to spread through the air.
Health officials planned to offer free hepatitis A vaccines at several clinics throughout the city this weekend in the wake of a multistate outbreak of infections possibly linked to frozen berries.
Angelenos are not in danger in the wake of a tuberculosis outbreak on Skid Row, according to the top county health official.
An ordinance mandating adult video stars to wear condoms on shoots in the city of Los Angeles goes into effect Monday.
The Los Angeles County health chief has donated $50 million to the University of California, Los Angeles.
The county health department has provided a list of cooling centers at local libraries and community facilities to help residents cope with rising temperatures Monday.