LA County COVID Patient Numbers Inch Upward; 27 More Deaths ReportedThe number of COVID-19-positive patients in Los Angeles County hospitals inched upward again Monday, reaching a level nearly six times higher than the number just one month ago.
ER Doctor Describes 'Most Dangerous Time' For Healthcare Providers Battling Coronavirus PandemicAs an emergency physician for 25 years, Dr. Mark Morocco has it seen it all. "But this is a unique, sort of unprecedented experience, even for doctors," he says.
Flu Leads To ER Overcrowding, Hospitals Set Up Makeshift Treatment AreasSome hospitals have opened up extra rooms and made makeshift treatment areas to accommodate the growing number of people sick with the flu.
Hospitals Prepare For Influx Of Patients, Flu Season Likely To Get WorseFeeling under the weather even though you got your flu shot? Doctors are saying even people who got their flu shot this year are still getting sick.
Expert Warns: Take Ambulance Instead Of Uber Or Lyft To EROne expert warns riders, who need immediate medical attention, are putting their lives in more danger.
Records: County Emergency Room Visits Slowed During Obamacare's Early MonthsLos Angeles County emergency room visits slowed in the early months of Obamacare, according to state records.
Exclusive: Man Reportedly Rams Rental Car Into Firefighter Outside Glendale ERA Los Angeles firefighter paramedic is recovering after police say a driver tried to run him down while he was helping a patient into an emergency room.
Can I Pay For Contacts Or Glasses With My Health Insurance?Some insurance plans may include coverage for contacts and glasses, though most don't.
How Do I Choose A Doctor?Finding a new primary care physician takes time, patience and research. Start by considering your personal needs.
How Do I Use My Health Insurance?A main goal of Obamacare is to switch the nation’s healthcare system from one that focuses on treating illness to one that works to prevent illness and promote health and longevity.
Where Can I Get Care?Your insurance company and state government maintain directories of doctors. These can be great starting places for learning where to get care.
Emergency Room Evacuated After Roof Fire At South El Monte HospitalDozens of patients Tuesday were evacuated from the emergency room of the Greater El Monte Community Hospital after the building's roof caught fire.
Hand Grenade Prompts Evacuation Of VA Emergency RoomA 66-year-old patient was being questioned Monday after he found a hand grenade in the emergency room of the Veteran’s Affairs Hospital in Westwood.
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.
Doctors Say More People Landing In ER Because Of Do-It-Yourself ProjectsThere are plenty of cable TV shows and magazines advocating do-it-yourself projects around the house but health care professionals say many people don't realize the risks involved.