Medicare helps pay for a wide variety of medical services and goods in hospitals, doctor’s offices, and other healthcare settings. But it doesn’t cover everything, and it’s useful to know what is and isn’t covered.

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California State University, Northridge Chicana/o studies professor Lara Medina explores the spiritual healing within indigenous ancestral traditions in her new book “Voices from the Ancestors: Xicanx and Latinx Spiritual Expressions and Healing Practices,” an anthology of wisdom writings and spiritual practices co-edited by Medina and Martha R. Gonzales and published by The University of …

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A sore throat. A headache. Body aches. A persistent cough. We’ve all had those symptoms and it’s easy to immediately chalk it up to a common cold.

As the holiday rush kicks into high gear, so is flu season. Right now, doctors are seeing more patients test positive for the illness that landed a half million people in the hospital last year.

State Attorney General Xavier Becerra, Los Angeles District Attorney Jackie Lacey and the County of Los Angeles announced a lawsuit against San Francisco-based electronic cigarette maker, JUUL…

The flu season is here, and will be in full effect until May 2020. And those who have previously endured the symptoms that can include headaches, muscle aches, fevers, coughing, runny noses an…

Going for regular doctor checkups is definitely a must for seniors. But there are other things you can do yourself to stay healthy.

When people were kids, teens, even young adults falling down — unless from a great height — wasn’t often viewed as dangerous. In fact, some could find it humorous if no one got hurt. A pratfal…

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — In the first large study to examine the diagnosis of dementia in older Americans over time, researchers, including from USC, found the vast majority never meet with a demen…

August marks back-to-school season, an ideal time for parents in California to help improve their children’s health. Before schedules become packed with classes, homework and extracurricular a…

Planning to travel abroad this summer? Before you go, keep in mind that Medicare usually does not cover health care services or supplies while you’re traveling outside the United States.

As families head out for Memorial Day Weekend, doctors from the American Family Care are reminding the public about Summer Health Hazards that could slow down your fun in the sun. 

San Fernando Mayor Pro Tem Sylvia Ballin presented certificates to Kindergarten students in Mrs. Maria Herrera's class at O'Melveny Elementary School. Ballin said one of her favorite community…

At his campaign rallies, President Trump promised to protect Medicare. But now, his administration is quietly embracing drastic changes that could choke off seniors' access to lifesaving treatments.