A look at Legionnaire’s Disease

Legionnaire’s Disease is a common type of non-transmissible pneumonia that is difficult to diagnose…

HPV Vaccine without parental consent

Starting this year, minors as young as 12 can receive the HPV vaccine without parental consent in California. The new law raises ethical questions…

HPV Vaccine without parental consent

AB 499 allows minors, 12 years of age or older, to consent to medical care for the prevention of sexually transmitted diseases without parental agreement…

Emergency rooms prepare for a busy New Year’s Eve

Emergency rooms prepare for a particularly busy New Year’s Eve, as falls on a weekend this year…

New measure against teenage substance abuse

Starting January 1, a new California state measure will require all pharmacies and drug stores to stop selling medications that contain dextromethorphan to persons under 18…

New child safety law will be effective Jan. 1

New child safety law will be effective Jan. 1…

Understanding the skin aging process

Melanin causes dark spots and sun spots on the skins…

Safe skiing

Skiing is a popular winter sport which involves potentially higher risks of injury…

Milk powder from Japan not radiation contaminated

Center for food safety in Hong Kong said on Tuesday that the milk powder imported from Japan were safe enough for babies…

Research: Few teens sexting racy photos

Teen sexting of nude photos online or via cellphone may be far less common than people think…