Possible food poisoning sickens 17 in El Segundo; 8 taken to hospitals

EL SEGUNDO (CNS) - Seventeen people fell ill this afternoon at an office complex in El Segundo, possibly due to food poisoning, fire officials said. Eight...

Union health care workers arrested at Kaiser Permanente protest

DOWNEY (CNS) - Thirteen union activists marked Labor Day getting peacefully arrested, to protest plans by Kaiser Permanente to reduce staffing, which the giant healthcare...

California Healthline: Breathing Fire: Health Is A Casualty Of Climate-Fueled Blazes

By John Upton and Barbara Feder Ostrov California Healthline SANTA ROSA, Calif. — As the deadliest fires in California history swept through leafy neighborhoods here, Kathleen Sarmento...

Make sure you get your kids vaccinated before they head back to school

By Andrea Hescheles Hub correspondent With summer ending soon, it’s time to get the kids ready to go back to school. While school supplies, backpacks and new...

Trees vital as heat waves ravage Southland, experts and L.A. officials say

As the Holy Fire rages in Orange and Riverside counties, and the Southland experiences one of its hottest summers on record, Los Angeles officials...

Report says hospice industry lacks oversight, finds evidence of fraud

By Melissa Bailey Kaiser Health News Elderly patients spent over two weeks in uncontrolled pain or respiratory distress. Acute care was rare on weekends. And recruiters...

Soda tax ban stalled a grassroots movement, but didn’t kill it

David Washburn EdSource It had, in many respects, become the little movement that could. After more than a decade of failed attempts at both the state and local levels...

Experts agree that summer sun poses serious risks

By Keith Scheuer Hub correspondent Dermatologists don't like sunshine. Neither do doctors who fight cancer. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, "There is no safe...

Time for that colonoscopy? Probe your doc first on how the scopes are cleaned

By Emily Bazar After a colonoscopy two years ago, Patti Damare felt so delirious and weak that she couldn’t stand on her own.  That was on a Friday, and...

Profiles for sale: How bits of captured data paint a valuable picture of your...

By Rachel Bluth Here’s a fun activity. Let’s look at my credit card statement from last month. Among other things, I paid for a pair of...