LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Eight people in Los Angeles County have been diagnosed with invasive meningococcal disease this year, health officials announced today as they issued a call for gay men to be vaccinated against the potentially fatal ailment. According to the county Department of Public Health, three of the [...]
LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Covered California enrollments are taking place at a rate 96 percent over original expectations...
By Saundra Young CNN (CNN) — They’ve come from as far away as Australia and Canada, or as close...
By Jen Christensen CNN (CNN) — More American women have had medical help to have their...
By Nadia Kounang, CNN While some may consider women “the fairer sex,” science says otherwise. It’s been known that women, in general, have stronger immune systems. Researchers say males have more bacterial, viral, fungal and parasitic reactions than females, as well as more severe reactions, and women have a “more [...]Read more ›
By ELIZABETH HSING-HUEI CHOU City News Service LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The Los Angeles City Council moved today to prevent the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors by expanding the city’s tobacco- vending laws to include the battery-powered smoking alternatives. The council voted 15-0 to approve an ordinance that requires [...]Read more ›
LA County AIDS Death Rate Drops 50 Percent: Study Eds: The county Department of Public Health’s office of communications can be reached at (213) 240-8144; email, firstname.lastname@example.org. LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A 50 percent drop in death rates for AIDS, and drops in death rates for strokes and heart disease, [...]Read more ›
From City News Service Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer said he is going after not just marijuana dispensaries but also property owners as part of his enforcement of Proposition D, a voter-approved measure that winnowed the number of legal pot shops down to 135. Property owners who violate [...]Read more ›
By Olu Alemoru, Staff Writer This month you may see young people in the community wearing a black eye or the words black Friday painted above their cheeks. It’s no cause for alarm; the youths are the so-called volunteer angels for the Jenesse Center, Inc., the innovative domestic violence intervention [...]Read more ›
By Kelly Wallace CNN Editor’s note: Kelly Wallace is CNN’s digital correspondent and editor-at-large covering family, career and life. She’s a mom of two girls and lives in Manhattan. Read her other columns and follow her reports at CNN Parents and on Twitter. (CNN) [...]Read more ›