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U.S. health officials are investigating what might be causing hundreds of serious breathing illnesses in people who use e-cigarettes and other vaping devices. They have identified about 450 possible cases in 33 states, including six deaths.

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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 dementia specialist and are instead overwhelmingly diagnosed and cared for by non-specialists, according to a statement released by the university.

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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. 

Most doctors accept Medicare as full payment for their services. But some accept it only for certain services, and others don’t accept it at all.

It has been my custom for most of the past 21 years to write a year-end column that summarizes the Social Security changes and updates scheduled to take place the following year. 

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) offers tips for a healthy holiday season that include receiving the flu immunization, enjoying festive treats in moderation a…

Imagine going to the grocery store, picking up the items you need for the week, but not knowing how much anything costs until the store sends you a bill two weeks later.

As we head into the holiday season, I wanted to let you know how much your Medicare will cost in 2019.

It used to be a coach was just somebody who helped you get better at a sport.  But these days there are all types of coaches – physical fitness coaches, life coaches, marriage coaches, relatio…

The way you face your challenges – both large and small – can either lead you to true happiness or block you from ever attaining it.

More than a half-million Los Angeles Unified School District students kicked off their 2018-2019 school year this week.   Eleonora Kleyman, MD, a pediatrician at Kaiser Permanente  Medical Cen…

(StatePoint) For the more than 6 million children in the U.S. living with asthma, gearing up for another school year involves much more than picking out a new pencil case and backpack. Account…

The National Safety Council is focused on efforts to eliminate distracted walking – specifically walking while texting. According to a study by The Nielsen Company, kids age 13 to 17 send more…