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...

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...
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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...

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...

Money for housing Californians with mental illness heads to ballot box

By Alex Leeds Matthews California Health Line Los Angeles County is facing a public health crisis: More than one-quarter of its 53,000 homeless residents struggle with mental...
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Anxiety, fear of the future afflicting more young adults than ever

By Hugo Guzman Hub Staff Writer Gaby Cedeno was 17 when feelings of inadequacy and anxiety about the future began to take control of her life....
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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...
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Food pantries step up as hungry students look for cheap food

By Keith Demolder Hub Correspondent   The ramen noodle diet used to be a choice for college students, but now it’s become one of the limited options for students who find themselves living in hunger.  As...
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Egg-freezing cocktail mixers offer a look at female fertility

By Anna Gorman Kaiser Health News   Your grandma hosted Tupperware parties. Your mom attended Mary Kay soirees. Now, you might be sipping cocktails at an egg-freezing fête.  Judging from a...

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...