The South Central Neighborhood Council presented a resolution to 9th District Councilman Curren Price calling on him to introduce a motion in the city council directing the Los Angeles Police Department to release the autopsy reports of Ezell Ford and ...
A nurse's release Tuesday from an Atlanta hospital leaves a single person in the United States now battling Ebola, though she and others—including President Barack Obama—stressed the fight against the deadly virus isn't over.
Many Black women put concerns about their hair above their health, according to new research.
USC president and prominent philanthropist C. L. Max Nikias and newly recruited scientists today will inaugurate a new era in bioscience research on USC’s campus with the construction of a facility that will fast-track advances in health.
The California Wellness Foundation has launched a new Advancing Wellness grants program that will focus on three interconnected goals—Bridging the Gaps in Access and Quality Care; Promoting Healthy and Safe Neighborhoods; and Expanding Education and Employment Pathways. The grants program ...
The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to make a point to give blood before the busy holiday season arrives.
Medicare’s annual open enrollment season is underway, and I want to encourage everyone with Medicare to review their current health and prescription drug coverage.
Every October, people lace up their sneakers and walk to support efforts to find a cure for breast cancer. In a sea of pink, there are heart wrenching stories of survival, homemade signs in memory of loved ones, and hope ...
Sickle cell disease is a group of disorders that affects hemoglobin, the molecule that delivers oxygen to blood cells throughout the body.
As another American patient with Ebola arrives in the United States, here is a look at the American patients who have been diagnosed with this deadly virus.
Individuals and families that are having issues renewing Medi-Cal coverage can count on more assistance in 2015.
With the arrival of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital (MLKCH) has partnered with non profit organization Triple Step Toward the Cure to raise awareness about an aggressive form of breast cancer, triple negative breast cancer ...
Thomas Eric Duncan is the man being treated at a Dallas, Texas, hospital for Ebola, his half-brother, Wilfred Smallwood, told CNN's Danielle Garcia. Duncan is the first person to be diagnosed with Ebola in the United States.
The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood during Liver Awareness Month in October.
An expert panel has issued new guidelines for managing sickle cell disease, stressing the use of the drug hydroxyurea and transfusions for many with the genetic disorder.