When erratic teenage behavior means something more

Emily Bazar California Health Line Mary Rose O’Leary has shepherded three children into adulthood, and teaches art and music to middle-school students. Despite her extensive personal and...

California hospitals urge moms to favor breast milk over formula

By Anna Gorman Kaiser Health News Wendy Wan, 31, said American infant formula is advertised in her native China as the most nutritious food for a newborn.  “It...

Celebrity deaths ignite concern about rising suicide rate

By Liz Sabo Kaiser Health News Fashion designer Kate Spade's death on Tuesday, along with celebrity chef and author Anthony Bourdain's on Friday has reminded Americans...
drugs

Use of psychiatric drugs soars in California jails

By Anna Gorman Kaiser Health News The number of jail inmates in California taking psychotropic drugs has jumped about 25 percent in five years, and they now...

‘Nightmare Bacteria’ stalk U.S. hospitals

By Liz Szabo The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention detected more than 220 cases last year of a rare breed of “nightmare bacteria” that are...

LA to develop safer cycling after millions lost in accident settlements

The Los Angeles City Council on Tuesday took the first step toward saving millions of dollars in lawsuit settlements for injured cyclists, by voting...
rage

LA rage rooms put new spin on anger management

By Rachel Parsons Hub Correspondent A nascent entertainment phenomenon has made its way to Los Angeles for those with an appetite for annihilation. Rage rooms, also...
apps

Millennials swipe right on dating apps, but experts give hard pass

With the biggest romantic holiday right around the corner, people who aren’t in a relationship may be looking for love. Research suggests that more...
vaccine

Vaccine-resistant flu outbreak continues throughout LA County

By Beige Luciano-Adams Hub Correspondent   As this year’s deadly flu outbreak – which arrived early in California but shows little sign of abatement – continues to creep across...
zika

Sexually-transmitted Zika found in Los Angeles

The first ever case of sexually transmitted Zika has been found in Los Angeles County, health officials announced announced Thursday. According to the County of...