| Apr 4, 2012
| 4:35 PM
L.A. was selected as one of four California counties to take part in a healthcare project that officials said will save money and improve care for some of the state's most vulnerable patients....
| Oct 18, 2012
| 9:22 AM
Egyptian doctors began a mass resignation campaign in state-run hospitals across the country Thursday after the government failed to meet demands for higher salaries, better security and a dramatic increase in national healthcare spending....
| Nov 7, 2012
| 8:24 AM
Britain's lawmakers, including from the ruling Conservative Party, greeted Brack Obama's reelection with hearty applause in Parliament on Wednesday, a reflection of the warm relationship between Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron....
| Apr 22, 2012
| 9:35 PM
The panel, one of the last at this year’s Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, was about the uncomfortable subject of death –- and, even so, it drew a lively and clearly appreciative crowd of several hundred to a USC......
| Mar 15, 2012
| 1:47 PM
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| Mar 29, 2012
| 11:47 AM
Art Kellermann, a doctor and a vice president at Rand Health, a division of the Rand Corp., responds to Christopher J. Conover of Duke University's Center for Health Policy and Inequalities Research and the American Enterprise Institute, on the issue of...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Fighting cancer has never been easy. But new research — much of it being done in Southern California — is pointing toward a future in which patients will receive precisely targeted treatments that are more effective and have fewer side...
| Nov 6, 2012
Ann Walton-Teter was diagnosed with breast cancer in September. About a month later, she was informed by her health insurer, Anthem Blue Cross, that her coverage had been canceled because of a missed payment.
Anthem would eventually admit that it was...
| Aug 26, 2012
Thirteen-year-old Stephanie Cota pulled up her sleeve and glanced at the needle.
"Is it gonna hurt?" she asked.
"You'll feel it, but you look like a strong girl," said Yadira Guerra, a licensed vocational nurse. "Just turn the other way."
| Sep 1, 2012
Pillows. They're not just for nestling your noggin anymore. They're also for keeping your stiff neck from aching, your sinuses from congesting, your acids from refluxing, your snores from snorting, your tinnitus from tintinnabulating and — yes!...
| Sep 13, 2012
It sounds futuristic, but telemedicine — the use of telecommunications technologies to diagnose and treat patients — has been hotly anticipated at least since 1993, when the American Telemedicine Assn. was established.
But in the last two...