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People with HIV are less likely to get cancer treatment

We’ve made great progress treating people who are infected with HIV, but if they get cancer they’re less likely to get the care they need, a recent study found.

Healthy Watts 5K Walk/Run and Health & Wellness Expo

Since becoming the pastor at Macedonia Baptist Church in 2011, Pastor Shane B. Scott has been preaching about a healthy lifestyle

Sickle Cell Disease Foundation raises funds for camp

The sixth annual Sickle Cell Disease Foundation of California Walk-a-Thon will be held this Saturday at Los Angeles Southwest College

Los Angeles Free Healthcare

Thousands of people descended on the Los Angeles Convention Center today for a health clinic offering free medical and dental services for uninsured and under-insured residents.

Health fair at Dorsey High

The First Annual Community Health, Wellness, and Resource Fair was held at Dorsey High School this past Saturday. The purpose of the event was to bring health awareness to students and the community.

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,