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Is your doctor hiding something from you?

A bill that would require medical practitioners to notify their patients if they are on probation for serious infractions moved forward this week after winning approval from a California senate committee.

‘Superbug’ thrives in treatment plants in Los Angeles

A growing number of studies show that sewage treatment plants are not killing the superbugs embedded in the millions of gallons of raw sewage being released by Southern California hospitals into municipal sewers,

New bill could tax soft drinks

A Santa Monica Assemblyman and two other legislators introduced a bill Wednesday that would impose a tax on soda and other sugar-sweetened beverages sold in California, although similar efforts have failed to

Seafood swaps for Lent fish Fridays

Switching to seafood on Fridays during Lent? You can still make casual Friday favorites by swapping meat for seafood in easy meals like burgers and quesadillas.

Elevate your Easter brunch

If you'll be hosting friends and family to honor Easter this year, make your gathering as simple as it is scrumptious with a decadent brunch menu.

‘Green Revolution’ comes to MOAH

“Green Revolution,” an upcoming exhibition at the Lancaster Museum of Art and History (MOAH), 665 Lancaster Blvd., will open for public view from 4 to 6 p.m., Feb. 20. A free reception celebrating the exhibition will take place on Feb. ...

Healthy Game Day Party Fare

There’s no better time to be a football fan, as armchair quarterbacks across the country begin counting down the days until the big game. Fans everywhere are assembling their shopping lists for the last game-day parties of the season.

Rates of sexually transmitted diseases rise in L.A. County

Sexually transmitted diseases are on the rise across the nation,

Winning back weeknight cooking

Moms pride themselves on serving their families wholesome, homemade meals. But here's the reality: 60 percent of moms think that coming up with dinner ideas is more difficult than getting their children to go to bed on time.

Physicians say the same things to Black and White patients, but nonverbal cues show bias

Physicians give less compassionate nonverbal cues when treating seriously ill Black patients compared with their White counterparts,

Simple, satisfying soup for supper

A hearty, flavorful bowl of soup on a chilly night is hard to beat. But if the thought of preparing soup from scratch makes you think "nice idea, but too time consuming," it's time to rethink soup making.

Swap up for the big game day

Chicken wings, guacamole, and cheesy dips are America's top choices for most big game day menus, but the same recipes year after year can get tiring. Forget the same-old spread and surprise your guests with a little more taste and ...

Bring big flavor to easy weeknight dining

There's no time like the present to begin incorporating healthier meals into your menus

Blend indulgence with nutrition

With family gatherings and New Year's resolutions, this is the time of year where the holiday and wellness seasons find themselves on a collision course. The key to fully enjoying both seasons is finding treats that balance great taste with ...

‘Walkable’ neighborhoods boost heart health, stamina

Two new studies suggest that your heart health may depend, at least in part, on the sidewalks and public transportation available in the community where you live.