More than 25,000 people walked 10 kilometers through West Hollywood and the Fairfax district Sunday in the 29th annual AIDS Walk Los Angeles, raising in excess of $2.5 million for AIDS Project Los Angeles and 27 other Los Angeles County-based ...
Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius recently recognized more than 900 Champions for Coverage nationwide.
Hawaii health officials are asking stores to pull a fat-burning supplement from shelves after officials linked it to cases of liver failure and acute hepatitis in 29 people.
A Salmonella outbreak linked to a California poultry producer has sickened approximately 278 people in 18 states, health officials say. As of Tuesday morning, no recall had been issued.
Huntington Memorial Hospital has entered into an agreement with Shriners Hospitals for Children Southern California to provide inpatient surgical services for its pediatric patients, it was announced today.
In many ways, the spread of HIV has been fueled by substance abuse. Shared needles and drug users’ high-risk sexual behaviors are just some of the ways that narcotics such as cocaine have played a key role in the AIDS ...
I met a woman named Yvonne in Greenville, South Carolina, where the CNN Express was reporting on the rollout of Obamacare. Yvonne had a big smile and was very excited — you couldn’t miss her.
Statistics show breast cancer is the most common cancer among African American and Hispanic/Latina women.
Obamacare is expected to increase patient demand for medical services. Combine that with a worsening shortage of doctors, and next year you may have to wait a little longer to get a doctor’s appointment. And the crowded emergency room may ...
Intensive weight loss together with regular exercise did more to ease knee arthritis than exercise alone for overweight and obese adults in a new U.S. study.
The average adult gets a cold about two or three times a year, with each one lasting up to a week, or sometimes longer.
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.