New Program Helps Stroke Patients Get Emergency Specialty TreatmentThe program allows paramedics take those patients to one of nine specialty stroke centers around the county.
Cost Of Healthcare Coverage Going Up For California PlansCalifornians buying individual health plans on the state insurance exchange will see an average increase of about 4 percent in premiums for the second year in a row.
Nonprofit Founded By Paul Walker To Travel To Nepal To Join Earthquake Relief EffortsAs the death toll rises following the 7.8-magnitude earthquake in Nepal, local authorities and volunteers continue to offer support Tuesday.
Sanitizer Created At Irvine Lab Could Play Role In Fight Against EbolaA sanitizer created in a local laboratory could play a part in the treatment and care of patients with the Ebola virus in West Africa.
'Bait & Switch' Suit Alleges Health Insurers Mislead Consumers 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.
Are House Calls The Latest Health Craze? Local Doctor Capitalizes On Time-Strapped Angelenos With HomeMD L.A. is home to some pretty unique health crazes - and the newest one will make you feel right at home.
Effort To Post Day Care Info Online Moves Forward In SacramentoA bill that would require California to place child day care records online is headed to the state Senate after sailing through the Assembly.
Study: Diabetes Hurting Californians Over 35, State EconomyAbout 95 percent of those diagnosed with diabetes have type II which "often is preventable."
Lawmaker Calls For Tougher Regulations For Short-Term Day Care CentersA state lawmaker wants to establish basic standards for the short-term day care centers that are growing in popularity at fitness centers, shopping malls, grocery stores and other businesses.
Mayor Calls Support For '07 Pay Raise For City Workers A 'Mistake'A $7.7 billion budget plan for the city of Los Angeles released Monday was accompanied by a mea culpa of sorts from outgoing Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa.
LA's First AIDS Hospice Returned To City In Memorial ServiceThe Chris Brownlie Hospice, once used as the city's first hospice for AIDS patients, was turned back over to the city Saturday.
Thousands Of LAX Workers Set For Walkout On Thanksgiving EveA union spokesman said a planned walkout on the eve of Thanksgiving could cause 'significant travel delays' at Los Angeles International Airport.
Ophthalmologist Dr. Brian Boxer Wachler Shares Summer Eye-Care TipsOphthalmologist Dr. Brian Boxer Wachler visited KCAL9 Tuesday to share summer eye-care tips. He also demonstrated ways we can take care of our eyes all year long.
SCOTUS Decision To Benefit 3 Million Uninsured AngelenosMillions of people in Los Angeles County who currently do not have medical insurance will soon have more options than county hospitals.
Medi-Cal Cuts May Leave Millions Of Patients Without Health Care A statewide reduction in Medi-Cal payments may soon leave millions of Californians without adequate health care.