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  • California enrolls 80,000 in health plans; older people lead the way

    California enrolls 80,000 in health plans; older people lead the way
    Nearly 80,000 people have signed up for health insurance in California's new exchange, another sign of strong enrollment growth in a crucial state for the Obamacare rollout. However, one drawback in the new state figures is the high percentage of...
  • Go nuts for nuts -- they may help you live longer

    Go nuts for nuts -- they may help you live longer
    Eating nuts may help you live longer -- and your best bet for a long life is to munch on them regularly, according to a Harvard University study published Thursday in the New England Journal of Medicine.  In the largest study of its kind, funded by...
  • Workers hold candlelight vigil as contract negotiations continue

    Workers hold candlelight vigil as contract negotiations continue
    As Los Angeles County and union negotiators bargained in a building on the grounds of the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels on Tuesday evening, more than 100 county workers held a candlelight vigil outside the downtown landmark and called on the...
  • Nearly 30 L.A. students sickened on 2 campuses, puzzling officials

    Nearly 30 L.A. students sickened on 2 campuses, puzzling officials
    This post has been corrected. See the note at the bottom for details. An illness that caused flu-like symptoms among roughly 20 students at an elementary school in Watts last week has spread to another school, sickening about 10 others, Los Angeles...
  • Multiple military deployments in families may raise teen suicide risk

    Multiple military deployments in families may raise teen suicide risk
    Teenagers with family members in the military were more likely to contemplate suicide if their relatives were deployed overseas multiple times, according to researchers from USC. After analyzing survey data from 14,299 secondary school students in...
  • Weight-loss surgery as fountain of youth? For some patients, yes

    Weight-loss surgery as fountain of youth? For some patients, yes
    The weight loss that follows a successful bariatric surgery makes most patients feel younger. But a new study suggests that following bariatric surgery, some patients show signs of being biologically younger, as well. At Stanford University, researchers...
  • Obamacare fix met with skepticism, Republican heckling

    Obamacare fix met with skepticism, Republican heckling
    President Obama sought Thursday to quell some of the anger sparked by the troubled rollout of health insurance exchanges as part of his signature domestic program, the Affordable Care Act. A plan announced by the president would allow Americans to...
  • Weight-loss surgery yields lasting improvement in health, studies say

    Weight-loss surgery yields lasting improvement in health, studies say
    Fifteen years after they have weight-loss surgery, almost a third of patients who had Type 2 diabetes at the time they were operated on remain free of the metabolic disorder, a new study says. And six years following such surgery, patients had shaved...
  • State is on track with its health sign-ups

     State is on track with its health sign-ups
    In contrast to lackluster results so far in the troubled federal exchange, California said it remains on track to reach its enrollment goals by having signed up 131,000 people in private health insurance or Medicaid through the state's marketplace....
  • Former face of Obamacare site speaks out against 'cyberbullying'

    Former face of Obamacare site speaks out against 'cyberbullying'
    The woman whose face became tied to the rocky launch of the Healthcare.gov insurance exchanges has spoken out for the first time, defending herself from a swarm of online attacks. “I’m here to stand up for myself," said Adriana, who asked...
  • EPA officers sickened by fumes at South L.A. oil field

    EPA officers sickened by fumes at South L.A. oil field
    Federal environmental officers were sickened by toxic vapors as they toured a south Los Angeles urban oil field whose emissions are blamed by neighbors for a variety of ailments, an EPA official said Friday. Jared Blumenfeld, U.S. Environmental...