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Residents Urged to ‘Check’ Before They Burn

During the recent cold spell, it’s likely many Los Angeles County residents cozied up next to their fireplaces to keep warm, unaware that burning wood could is... Read more »

Still Time to Get Flu Shot, Say Health Officials

Los Angeles County health officials reminded residents Tuesday that it’s not too late to get a flu shot. The virus is now widespread and has hit that point earlier... Read more »

Keep Pets Safe During New Year’s Festivities

(CNS) – While plenty of humans enjoy the New Year’s Eve festivities, their little pets may not enjoy the holiday nearly as much, Los Angeles Animal Services... Read more »

Couch Potatoes Take Note: If You Want to Stick to an Exercise Plan, Try High-Intensity

Having a hard time getting in shape? The key may lie in more intense, short bursts of exercise, according to new research from McMaster University. A team of kinesiologists... Read more »

Safe Hair Care Spares Hair, Johns Hopkins Dermatologists Report

Newswise – A common cause of hair loss and breakage known as acquired trichorrhexis nodosa, or TN —often more prevalent in African-Americans — can actually... Read more »

Could Legalizing Pot Diminish California’s Gains Against Smoking?

California Healthline – California’s decision to legalize marijuana was touted as a victory for those who had argued that the state needed a system to decriminalize,... Read more »

State Senate’s Health Chairman Vows To Defend California Coverage Gains

A key state health care figure vowed Thursday to defend the coverage gains California has seen under the Affordable Care Act in the face of widely expected efforts... Read more »

California Faces Major Reversal If Trump, Congress Scrap Health Law

California has a lot to lose if President-elect Donald Trump and the Republican-led Congress fulfill their campaign pledge to repeal Obamacare. The Golden State... Read more »

In A Diverse State, California’s Latino Doctors Push For More Of Their Own

California Healthline – Earlier this year, Dr. Joaquin Arambula, an emergency room physician from Selma, became the first Latino physician to serve in the... Read more »

In For A Shock: Exchange Customers Get Glimpse Of Painful Rate Hikes

Healthline/Kaiser Health News – Covered California’s big 2017 rate hikes are starting to hit home for consumers. The state health insurance exchange began mailing... Read more »

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