Every day, chronically ill Latino patients stream into Harbor-UCLA Medical Center's family medicine clinic.
CRE superbugs are becoming more widespread in hospitals and other healthcare facilities. They can cause infections that are difficult -- or sometimes impossible -- to treat. At least seven patients at UCLA's Ronald Reagan Medical Center have been sickened with CRE infections in recent...
Arguing that the rising popularity of electronic cigarettes soon would undermine California's leadership in reducing tobacco use, state health officials Wednesday called for tighter regulation of the devices and announced an educational campaign to combat their use.
Arguing that the rising popularity of electronic cigarettes soon will undermine California’s leadership in reducing tobacco use — and questioning the notion that the products help traditional smokers quit — state health officials on Wednesday called for tighter regulation of...
It was spring of 2014. Dr. Julia Shaklee Sammons looked around and saw trouble.
California may no longer leave applicants in limbo as they wait to find out whether they qualify for the state’s healthcare program for the poor, a superior court judge has ruled.
It was unlike anything Dr. Caitlin Reed had encountered in years of treating Los Angeles County's toughest tuberculosis cases.
As a measles outbreak spreads rapidly across Southern California and beyond, scientists have identified clusters of under-immunization in communities in 13 counties in the northern portion of the state.