| Oct 28, 2013
| 4:57 PM
After Krista Rickards' daughter Sarah suffered a severe concussion on a high school volleyball court in September 2010, the teenager returned to school in a matter of days. Sarah looked just fine. But she quickly became a regular at the school nurse's...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 7:29 PM
SAN DIEGO — In Bob Filner's final days as mayor, the city attorney was prepared to do something never before done here: plead with a judge that the mayor posed a threat to women and should be barred from City Hall.
A psychologist retained by...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 3:00 PM
UCLA Health encourages a little goofing off on company time. But inefficiency is the last thing on the agenda.
At least three days a week, employees from 10 departments at UCLA Health facilities gather as the music gets cranked up for a 10-minute...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 3:09 PM
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| Oct 11, 2013
| 11:51 AM
More possible cases of the use of krokodil, the flesh-eating drug popular in Russia and Eastern Europe as a cheaper alternative to heroin, have surfaced in the U.S., this time in a Chicago suburb, health officials said.
Dr. Abhin Singla, an internist ...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 1:25 PM
When it comes to the star-crossed love of Romeo and Juliet, whether you use the language of Shakespeare or the discourse of Twitter, the passion must be scorching, the angst and the irony feuding, the desire unquenchable, the deaths unending.
| Aug 8, 2013
| 2:47 PM
CNN’s chief medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta says he regrets his past stance on weed. Gupta, who previously opposed legalizing marijuana, says he’s woken up and smelled the proverbial plant life.
"I apologize because I didn't look hard...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 10:50 AM
SACRAMENTO--A bill to give nurse practitioners and other non-physicians the right to perform first-trimester abortions cleared the Legislature on Friday.
Assemblywoman Toni Atkins (D-San Diego), the bill's author, said the measure would expand access to...
| Aug 30, 2013
As their session draws to a close, California lawmakers are poised to approve at least two hotly disputed measures that could slow the growth of healthcare costs. One would allow nurses with advanced training to deliver more medical care, and another...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 4:49 PM
AB 154, a bill in the California Legislature that would allow nurse practitioners, midwives and physician’s assistants to perform some early abortions, won’t be controversial with most supporters of legal abortion. But it severs a connection...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 12:44 PM
CHELMSFORD, Mass. — It's hard work being one of Dr. Damian Folch's diabetic patients.
If a lab test shows high cholesterol, Folch is quick to call or email. No patient can leave the office without scheduling an annual eye exam, a key preventive...