Dropping Readmission Rates: It’s The Home Care That CountsWhy has there been a reduction in hospital readmission rates across the country? Experts say this is due in part to the higher level of professional and compassionate home care that patients are now receiving once they leave the hospital.
Police Issue DUI Warning After Medical Marijuana User Found Sitting In Car With 'Small Pharmacy' Police have a message for Southland medical marijuana users: keep your pot out of your car and off the roads.
Report: Pasadena Hospital Tied To Another Outbreak From Tainted ScopesOfficials at Huntington Memorial Hospital in Pasadena may be dealing with a superbug outbreak found on the same type of medical scopes that have caused these infections across the country, the Los Angeles Times reports.
New App Lets Users Get Medical Pot ID Card With 'Virtual' Doctor's VisitWant medical marijuana, but too lazy to get off the couch? There's an app for that.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Undergoes Heart Surgery, Expected To Make Full RecoveryLegendary Lakers center Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is expected to make a full recovery after undergoing quadruple coronary-bypass surgery this week, officials said Friday.
SoCal Lawmaker Targets Scope Maker At Center Of 'Superbug' IssuesA Southland lawmaker is seeking details from the manufacturer of medical scopes that have been linked to several "superbug" bacteria outbreaks at U.S. hospitals
Reports: No FDA Approval For Device At Center Of UCLA Superbug OutbreakA piece of medical equipment blamed for a so-called "superbug" outbreak at UCLA Medical Center was reportedly never approved for sale to hospitals by the Food and Drug Administration.
Deadline Looms For Affordable Care Act Sign-UpCovered California hopes to get 500,000 additional California residents enrolled.
Fire Forces Evacuations At Culver City HospitalEvacuations were ordered Thursday at a Westside hospital due to a structure fire, authorities said.
Public's Help Sought In Search For Theft Suspect Who Targeted Huntington Beach Medical BuildingAuthorities say a male suspect forced entry into the Hoag medical building, located in the 19000 block of Beach Boulevard, around 12:25 a.m. December 6.
Health Care Exchange Sign-Ups Exceeding Last YearMore than 144,000 residents have selected Covered California plans this year on the marketplace, which was created as part of President Barack Obama's health care reform law.
Medical Investigation Underway On Metro Bus In Mid-CityLos Angeles sheriff's deputies were called to the scene in the 4100 block of West Venice Boulevard near Crenshaw, where a Metro bus had been pulled over and taped off shortly after 4 p.m. Tuesday.
Children's Hospital LA Offers Oasis For Young Creative ArtistsChildren's Hospital Los Angeles has begun a new program to encourage young patients to explore their inner Picasso and Kahlo.
Free Health Care Clinic Taking Place Through Sunday In Exposition ParkSouthland residents without health insurance received free care Thursday as part of a four-day clinic at the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena.
See-Through Organs Allow Researchers To See Trouble Spots Inside BodyTreatments for Parkinson's Disease, Kidney Disease, Alzheimer's and even some Cancers, may soon receive a tremendous enhancement after local scientists have discovered a way to make organs transparent.