Angelenos lag behind nation in happiness and satisfaction

Thanks largely to high cost of living and gas prices, Los Angeles County residents are generally less satisfied with their lives than people across...

4,000 caregivers to launch strike against Kaiser June 11

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Four thousand California caregivers will go on strike on June 11th and stay on strike ``until Kaiser brings immediate relief...

Despite some improvements, L.A. smog continues to kill

Many Angelenos still remember the perpetual brown haze that hung over the city as recently as the late 90s. And although Southland air quality...

County officials announce first flu death of the season

Los Angeles County public health officials Thursday confirmed the county's first flu death of the 2018-19 flu season. According to health officials, the patient was...

L.A. County announces plan to combat typhus among homeless

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unveiled their plan to combat a Typhus outbreak that has gripped the Southland. The approved pilot program will...

L.A. County confirms first West Nile death of 2018

On Wednesday, Los Angeles County health officials announced the first West Nile virus death of the year. 38 cases have been confirmed this year,...

Los Angeles County responds to flea-borne typhus outbreak

Los Angeles County is in the grip of a flea-borne typhus outbreak, Los Angeles County officials said today as they called for for public...

Pediatricians put it bluntly: Motherhood and marijuana don’t mix

By Jenny Gold California Healthline More and more people consider smoking marijuana harmless or even beneficial, but mounting research suggests women who are pregnant or breastfeeding should avoid it...

USC study says teens consuming multiple forms of pot

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Most teens who've tried marijuana have used the drug in more than one form, including cannabis products that are smoked, eaten...

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...