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Children’s Health Program Renewed For Six Years

A brief, partial shutdown of the federal government ended Monday, as the Senate and House approved legislation that would keep federal dollars flowing until Feb.... Read more »

Health Exec With Ties to White Memorial to Retire

Beth Zachary, who led Boyle Heights-based White Memorial for 15 years before rising to senior vice president of parent company Adventist Health, where she also serves... Read more »

Facial Exercises Help Middle-Aged Women Appear More Youthful

A 30-minute daily or alternate-day facial exercise program sustained over 20 weeks improved the facial appearance of middle-aged women, resulting in a younger appearance... Read more »

Defending Against This Season’s Deadly Flu: 5 Things To Know Now

Aja C. Holmes planned to go to work last week, but her flu symptoms — a cough, fever and severe body aches that worsened overnight — had other ideas. “It felt... Read more »

Health Care Fights to Watch For in 2018

Some health experts are predicting the mother of all Medicaid and Medicare battles this year, as the Republicans take a run at cutting social service programs in... Read more »

Turn a New Year’s Resolution to Quit Smoking into a Monday Resolution

Another New Year’s, another list of resolutions, with health-related goals, including quitting smoking topping the list. Despite their strong resolve, many smokers... Read more »

One Out of Six Millennial Caregivers Looks After Someone with Dementia

One out of six millennial caregivers looks after someone with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia, and the number is expected to grow, according to... Read more »

Southland Air Quality Unhealthy: Stay Indoors, Limit Activity

Smoke from four wildfires raging across Southern California has resulted in unhealthy air quality across the San Fernando Valley, along with coastal areas and surrounding... Read more »

Hot Flashes, Night Sweats Connected to Sleep Apnea Risk in Middle-Aged Women

In a new study published this month in Menopause, researchers have found that the hot flashes and night sweats faced by upward of 80 percent of middle-aged women... Read more »

L.A. Doctors Commit to Care for Patients Not Legally Present

Doctors in Los Angeles recently advised the public that county hospitals are sanctuaries for immigrants without legal status, where they will be protected, and urged... Read more »

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