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California health officials confirmed this previous Friday that 36 Californians under the age of 65 has died due to the flu in the 1st week of February –more than in any other week this season. The flu continues to be a nationwide problem and is considered to be the worst in …

Men who have sex with men (MSM) are at increased risk for certain health conditions. Over the past fourteen months, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (LAC DPH) has notified clinicians about a variety of outbreaks that have disproportionately impacted MSM. This article summarizes six steps providers can take …

Every year on February 3rd, National Women Physicians Day celebrates the birthday and courage of Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell, the first woman to receive a medical degree in the US in 1849, and the accomplishments of female physicians everywhere. The day strives to bring improvements to the workplace for the growing number …

Effective January 1, 2018, a number of State Disability Insurance (SDI) program changes took effect, including an increase in the wage replacement rate and an elimination of the seven-day non-payable waiting period. The changes apply to both disability claims and Paid Family Leave (PFL) claims. Patients can use the Employment Development …

Find the original release on the LA Public Health website Earlier this month, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health and the Los Angeles County Commission on HIV recognize World AIDS Day and launch the Los Angeles County HIV/AIDS Strategy for 2020 and Beyond (LACHAS). The new strategy seeks to …

According to the South Coast Air Quality Management District, smoke from Creek Fire and Skirball Fire has caused poor air quality that affects all individuals in the areas of: East San Fernando Valley West San Fernando Valley Northwest Los Angeles County Coastal areas Southwest Los Angeles County Coastal areas and …