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.
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.
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,
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
Sexually transmitted diseases are on the rise across the nation,
Physicians give less compassionate nonverbal cues when treating seriously ill Black patients compared with their White counterparts,
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.
Breast cancer is now as common among Black women as among Whites, although Black women continue to have a higher death rate from the disease, an American Cancer Society (ACS) report says.
Covered California still faces a major challenge enrolling African Americans and Latinos as the state’s health insurance exchange launches its third open-enrollment period Nov. 1.
The American Cancer Society (ACS) recently published a new breast cancer screening guideline for women at average risk for developing breast cancer in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).
Covered California will launch its third enrollment period this weekend with an increased focus on African American enrollment. The state’s heathcare exchange has not attracted a sufficient amount of Black enrollees and will introduce a new marketing and outreach campaign ...
Walmart has made a commitment to make healthcare and healthier food more affordable and accessible, and the company showcased these efforts last Saturday at the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza with their “America’s Biggest Health Fair” event.
You may have heard that people with light skin, light-colored hair, and blue or green eyes have a greater risk for developing skin cancer. But did you know that people with darker skin are at risk for skin cancer too? ...
Eleven years ago, a series of health concerns forced me to leave my carnivorous ways behind. Since then, I've been one of those annoying people to dine with, vacillating between being vegan and vegetarian before finally landing in the world ...
Mayor Eric Garcetti Tuesday announced what he said are the first steps of a comprehensive strategy to address the homelessness crisis in Los Angeles, an effort that would invest at least $100 million annually in City funding to help house ...