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(dailynews.com) The flu has killed at least 26 Los Angeles County residents so far this season, health officials reported Friday, compared to just five at the same point last year.

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(dailynews.com) With 19 influenza related deaths reported so far in Los Angeles County this season, public health officials offered some advice Wednesday: “Continue spreading holiday cheer an(more..)


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We are all bombarded daily with images of war, natural disasters, terrorist’s attacks, and deplorable individual behavior. The images of devastation in Puerto Rico and Texas from the recent h(more..)


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Determined to transform the deeply troubled Probation Department, the Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to consider an independent entity that would consolidate the various reforms recommended(more..)


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LOS ANGELES COUNTY – The Board of Supervisors approved a motion by Supervisor Kathryn Barger to adopt Department of Mental Health recommendations to improve the delivery of quality and humane(more..)


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LOS ANGELES COUNTY – On April 4, 2017, the Board of Supervisors approved Supervisor Kathryn Barger’s motion tasking the Department of Mental Health (DMH) to work with County Counsel in (more..)


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Doctor’s Diary October 12, 2017

(Snippets from the frontline)

What’s your DRG?

Upon admission to a hospital, Medicare and some insuranc(more..)


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(dailynews.com) California Gov. Jerry Brown issued an emergency proclamation Friday that will allow the state to increase its supply of vaccines amid a hepatitis A outbreak that has killed mor(more..)


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The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is strongly opposing the proposed Graham-Cassidy healthcare legislation, saying it would undermine the wellbeing of the County’s most vulnerable po(more..)


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(dailynews.com) Public health officials declared a hepatitis A outbreak in Los Angeles County Tuesday, saying there are now 10 people infected, two of whom are homeless and contracted the potential(more..)