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Mental Health Problems Persist After Sandy Hook

Mental Health Problems Persist After Sandy Hook

Dec 17
Five years after the Sandy Hook massacre, efforts to improve mental health care for young people have had mixed results. Many reforms included in key piece of federal legislation remain unfunded.

Health Law Sign-Up Deadline Extended for Some People

Health Law Sign-Up Deadline Extended for Some People

Dec 17
After a rush of last-minute sign-ups, the Trump administration says it's extending the deadline for some people to finish health insurance applications for next year under the Affordable Care Act.

Holiday TrainFest and Toy Drive at LA Union Station

Holiday TrainFest and Toy Drive at LA Union Station

Dec 16
The public is invited to share holiday cheer at free event on December 16 supporting Toys for Tots, featuring historic steam locomotive, rail car display, and visit from Santa Claus.

GOP Tax Bill Guts 'Obamacare' Insurance Mandate

GOP Tax Bill Guts 'Obamacare' Insurance Mandate

By Ricard Alonso-Zaldivar | Dec 16
Republicans didn't get their wish to repeal former President Barack Obama's health care law, but the tax bill barreling toward a final vote in Congress guts its most unpopular provision, the requirement that virtually all Americans carry health insurance.

Study: Transgender People More Likely to Lack Health Plans

Study: Transgender People More Likely to Lack Health Plans

Dec 16
A study says transgender people are more likely to lack health insurance than those whose gender corresponds to their sex at birth.

Cedars-Sinai Transgender Program Offers Surgery and Other Comprehensive Services

Cedars-Sinai Transgender Program Offers Surgery and Other Comprehensive Services

Dec 15
Transgender folks get comprehensive medical services from Cedars-Sinai, including gender-affirming and plastic surgeries, hormone management and mental health counseling.

Happiness Expert Offers 3 Tips to Combat Food-Related Holiday Guilt  

Happiness Expert Offers 3 Tips to Combat Food-Related Holiday Guilt  

Dec 15
Dr. Rachel Hershenberg offers powerful, evidence-based strategies to help you conquer low motivation and avoid negative moods by actively making positive choices in small, everyday moments.

4 in 10 Cancer Cases & Deaths Linked to Modifiable Risk Factors

4 in 10 Cancer Cases & Deaths Linked to Modifiable Risk Factors

Dec 15
A new American Cancer Society study calculates the contribution of several modifiable risk factors to cancer occurrence.

Aggressive Surgery Is Best Treatment Option for Early Stage Lung Cancer

Aggressive Surgery Is Best Treatment Option for Early Stage Lung Cancer

Dec 14
Patients with early stage lung cancer live longer when they receive a lobectomy -- the most common type of operation for the disease -- rather than a less extensive operation or radiation treatment.

Keep Your Skin Thriving This Winter with These 9 Foods

Keep Your Skin Thriving This Winter with These 9 Foods

Dec 14
Dr. Christopher Calapai suggests incorporating the following foods into your diet to help your skin glow and remain healthy for the fall/winter.

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