| Sep 16, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Taking aim at HMO giant Kaiser Permanente, insurer Anthem Blue Cross is joining forces with several big-name hospitals and their doctors to create an unusual health plan option for employers in Southern California.
The joint venture being announced...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 5:16 PM
Medical records and other data may have been compromised for at least 500 patients at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, the hospital said Friday, after an employee's laptop computer was stolen.
The laptop's hard drive may have had some...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 10:04 PM
Donald Sterling remains holed up in his Beverly Hills mansion, ostracized by many, banned by the NBA and yet quietly pleased that his Los Angeles Clippers last week fetched a record sales price of $2 billion.
Sterling believes that if he had conducted...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 9:59 PM
A trial into whether Shelly Sterling had the right to sell the Clippers will not focus on her husband's mental capacity, but instead will review if she acted properly under the terms of a family trust and if Donald Sterling could legally kill the deal...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 7:48 PM
A 10-year-old boy was in grave condition Sunday after suffering a head injury in a vehicle accident in an exclusive gated community north of Beverly Hills, authorities said.
The boy sustained a "severe head injury" when the modified golf cart in which...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 10:47 AM
A 10-year-old boy who suffered a severe head injury when the modified golf cart he was riding overturned Sunday in an exclusive neighborhood north of Beverly Hills has died, said Brian Humphrey of the Los Angeles Fire Department.
The boy was...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 6:34 PM
The doctor can't see you now.
Consumers may hear that a lot more often after getting health insurance under President Obama's Affordable Care Act.
To hold down premiums, major insurers in California have sharply limited the number of doctors and...
| Sep 18, 2013
This year, 36.6 million people will be admitted to U.S. hospitals. Each patient will stay an average of 4.8 days, and the cost for all those hospitalizations will reach into the billions.
Is all that time spent in hospitals good for patients?...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 12:01 PM
A hiker was airlifted out of Fryman Canyon Park in the Hollywood Hills on Thursday after falling 30 feet down a hard-to-reach embankment.
At about 7:45 a.m., Los Angeles firefighters received a call concerning an injured hiker in the 8400 block of...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 2:42 PM
A close friend and doctor who treated Michael Jackson for more than 25 years testified Thursday that the desperate singer asked him for an anesthetic to combat his insomnia a little more than two months before his death.
Dr. Allen Metzger, who had...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 4:00 PM
There's something about fall — with its back-to-school, new-start feeling — that compels many of us to revisit our plans to diet, and sometimes those plans involve fads.
Even celebrities who can afford the best personal trainers,...