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Signature Gathering Approved For Attempt to Overturn Aid-in-Dying Law

Opponents of the recently signed “Aid-in-Dying” law received permission Monday to begin gathering signatures to qualify a referendum to overturn it, Secretary... Read more »

Local Students Breathing Easier

Students at Murchison Street Elementary School in Boyle Heights are breathing cleaner air thanks to a new air filtration system provided through the South Coast... Read more »

Community Clinics Vital, Says Becerra

Speaking at Arroyo Vista Family Health Center’s clinic in North Central Los Angeles, U.S. Rep. Xavier Becerra last week commended the health care provider for... Read more »

After Failing Air Quality Report, Improvements Suggested

As smoke from multiple wildfires chokes the air across California this summer, air quality has again become a hot topic in the Golden State. But despite the current... Read more »

State Issues Valley Fever Warning

An infectious disease caused by the spore of a fungus that grows in certain types of soil in the Southwest United States has prompted California health officials... Read more »

First 2015 West Nile Death Reported

California State health officials Monday reported the first California death of the year caused by the unpredictable West Nile virus. The victim was an elderly resident... Read more »

Report: California 38th in Nation in Kids’ Well-Being

California is ranked 38th in the nation in overall child well-being, according to the Kids Count Data Book, released last week by the nonprofit Annie E. Casey Foundation. Researchers... Read more »

Syphilis Cases More than Double in County

The number of congenital syphilis cases in California more than tripled over the past two years, with Los Angeles County and the Central Valley responsible for the... Read more »

MLK Hospital Leaves Troubled Past Behind

The long-awaited Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital opened its doors Tuesday, offering medical care to an area that has been without a full-service medical... Read more »

Gov. Brown Signs Law Mandating Vaccinations

Almost all school children in the Southland and across California will be required to be vaccinated against diseases such as measles and whooping cough under legislation... Read more »

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