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Monday, Sep 18, 2017 at 07:04 PM PDT

LA Officials Fear Outbreak as Hepatitis Cases Pop Up Locally

LA Officials Fear Outbreak as Hepatitis Cases Pop Up Locally

Health officials are worried that a huge hepatitis outbreak plaguing San Diego could spread to Los Angeles County.

Monday, Sep 18, 2017 at 04:21 PM PDT

States Ask Insurers to Prioritize Non-Opioid Pain Treatment

States Ask Insurers to Prioritize Non-Opioid Pain Treatment

Attorneys general representing the majority of states asked health insurers Monday to encourage pain treatment through means other than prescriptions for opioid painkillers, which are responsible for tens of...

Friday, Sep 15, 2017 at 02:15 AM PDT

UCLA Offers Free Mental Health Screenings

UCLA Offers Free Mental Health Screenings

UCLA will for the first time offer free mental health screening and treatment, if needed, to nearly 10,000 incoming freshmen and transfer students, it was announced today.

Thursday, Sep 14, 2017 at 05:57 PM PDT

La Quinta Resident Tests Positive for West Nile Virus

 La Quinta Resident Tests Positive for West Nile Virus

A La Quinta resident has tested positive for West Nile virus, the Riverside County Department of Public Health reported Thursday. The news comes just as local vector control officials reported this year's...

Thursday, Sep 14, 2017 at 08:50 AM PDT

Medicare Cards Being Remade to Protect Seniors

Medicare Cards Being Remade to Protect Seniors<br /><br />

Medicare cards are getting a makeover to fight identity theft. No more Social Security numbers plastered on the card. Next April, Medicare will begin mailing every beneficiary a new card with a unique new...

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