While many of you were celebrating the Fourth of July, I was at home on my couch recovering from a radical robotic prostatectomy.
The actions of former Naval reservist Aaron Alexis, who killed 12 people and wounded eight others at a Washington, D.C. naval base Tuesday, once again turns a spotlight on mental illness in the Black community.
UCLA researchers have discovered that diamonds on a much, much smaller scale than those used in jewelry could be used to promote bone growth and the durability of dental implants.
Health officials have been warning us about antibiotic overuse and bacteria resistance for a long time. But today the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is sounding the alarm in a new way.
A drug used to treat sickle cell disease can not only reduce complications, but also cut healthcare costs associated with treating children affected by this painful condition, according to a new study.
At 19 years old she was spotted by a talent agent while engaging in a shouting match with a bank teller in Los Angeles. Since then Charlize Theron has powerfully demonstrated an almost chameleon-like ability to assume the roles she ...
Teenagers who were adopted may be at greater risk of a suicide attempt than kids raised by their biological parents, a new study suggests.
Prostate cancer is the most common form of cancer in men, striking over 200,000 men each year. African American men are at the highest risk.
Young children aged 3 months to 36 months who don’t get all their doses of the diphtheria, tetanus and acellular pertussis (DTaP) vaccine on schedule appear to be at increased risk for pertussis — also known as whooping cough — ...
A studies of diabetes drugs known as DPP-4 reported mixed results in terms of medications’ impact on patients’ hearts.
The Compton Unified School District and St. John’s Well Child and Family Center today will offer free immunization against tetanus, diphtheria and whooping cough.
The flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. Some people, such as the elderly, young children, and people with certain health conditions, are at high risk for serious flu complications.
The percentage of Los Angeles County children who consumed at least one sugar-sweetened drink each day dropped between 2007 and 2011, but was still high enough to be a concern in the fight against childhood obesity, according to a report ...
The National Institutes of Health has awarded the House Research Institute and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles a grant for a five-year study aimed at restoring hearing in deaf children.
That tattoo on your arm of a former flame — the one that seemed like a great idea years ago — is kind of embarrassing today. And your spouse is not too crazy about it either.