| Mar 31, 2014
| 1:09 PM
Facing a flood of interest, the Covered California exchange plans to prevent some consumers from finishing their Obamacare enrollment so others can start the sign-up process to meet Monday's deadline.
Californians were waiting in line for hours Monday...
| Feb 26, 2014
Lower Oconee Community Hospital in southern Georgia closed its doors this month, eliminating 25 hospital beds and up to 100 hospital jobs. This was the fourth Georgia hospital to fold in two years and the eighth rural hospital in the state to close...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 7:31 AM
Insurance giant Anthem Blue Cross stretched its lead over rival Blue Shield of California in the state's healthcare-coverage exchange, new data show.
Anthem signed up 223,630 people through Jan. 31, or 31% of California's exchange market as part of...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 10:11 AM
For the seventh consecutive year, Kaiser Permanente ranked highest in customer satisfaction for health insurance among California policyholders, according to ratings firm J.D. Power & Associates.
But two other major rivals -- Blue Shield of California...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 7:08 PM
At precisely the time 6-year-old Sammy most needed his parents, they were forced to keep their distance because his unique cancer treatment made him radioactive. Even his favorite blanket and stuffed animal were off-limits, lest they, too, become...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 10:50 AM
The mother of Jahi McMath, the 13-year-old Oakland girl declared brain dead by multiple neurologists more than three months ago, insisted Thursday that her daughter was "asleep" and "blossoming into a teenager."
Jahi was declared brain-dead Dec. 12...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 4:42 PM
La Providencia Guild members, their husbands and friends worked like little elves over the holidays to clean and reorganize the thrift shop at 3301 W. Burbank Blvd. All proceeds go to Children's Hospital Los Angeles.
Thrift shop chairwoman Deborah...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 4:30 PM
The UCLA Jonsson Cancer Center Foundation's (JCCF) 19th annual Taste for a Cure event will honor Sony Pictures TV prexy Steve Mosko with the Gil Nickel humanitarian award, named in honor of JCCF supporter Gil Nickel, who died of melanoma in 2003.
| Mar 27, 2014
| 6:44 PM
WASHINGTON — With the Monday deadline still a few days away, the White House announced Thursday that more than 6 million people have signed up for health insurance through online marketplaces created by the Affordable Care Act.
That number, though...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 5:00 AM
After months of head counts for Obamacare, it is the medical bills that will start to matter now.
Even before enrollment closes Monday, California has far exceeded its initial goals for signing up people under the Affordable Care Act. Although the sheer...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 2:37 PM
Maryland's own Sugar Ray Leonard is perhaps best known as a baby-faced Olympic gold medalist and champion prize fighter with a winning smile.
Yet for decades, the world-renowned boxer suppressed a devastating secret: Leonard had been sexually abused as a...