In an effort to reduce Californias backlog of health and safety complaints at nursing homes, Los Angeles County public health officials told its inspectors to close cases without fully investigating them, according to internal documents and interviews.
Home births have risen to their highest level in about four decades but are still only a fraction of all births, according to a new government report released Tuesday.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday proposed a redesigned Nutrition Facts label for packaged foods that will highlight calorie counts and recalculate serving sizes in an effort to reduce the Americans' rate of chronic diseases such as obesity and heart disease.
Today the white coat is both a literal and figurative barrier that separates us, doctor from patient.
Sacramento County health officials are testing dozens of Grant High School students for active tuberculosis after a classmate was diagnosed with the infectious disease.
The state health insurance exchange’s online enrollment portal remains down because of a software malfunction that has dogged consumers.
Now its not just the flu that we have to worry about, but measles, too. Fifteen cases of the highly contagious disease have been tracked in California.
Sacramento City Council members want to examine how smoking bans in outdoor dining areas work in other California cities before crafting an ordinance that would regulate bars and restaurants in the capital city.
A recent article published in the Journal of Neurology provides some hope in the search for ways to reduce the onset of dementia.