Typhus, tuberculosis, and other illnesses are spreading quickly through camps and shelters.
Some mental-health practices are transforming themselves into health-care hubs for patients who would otherwise fall through the cracks.
After emergency hospitalizations, a handful of California seniors have been denied readmission to their assisted-living facilities—and now, they're suing the state to help them get back in.
Opponents of a proposed California bill to legalize the practice argue that it may make it easier for people with disabilities to end their lives—and leave them vulnerable to coercion.
Public report cards for doctors led to lowered costs and more natural births.
After battling their own life-threatening illnesses, physicians are suing the state of California to let them help their patients die.
The "shared decision-making" model fosters a higher level of collaboration between doctors and the people they treat.
An NIH-funded project aims to expand nutritious dining options in Los Angeles.
The lack of regulation for California's in-home support services program, which pays people to look after seniors or the sick, means many patients are left in dangerous situations.
With social-impact bonds, people can recoup the money they've fronted—as long as the initiatives hit their health targets.
A CDC-funded organization has advised TV shows from Grey's Anatomy to Law & Order on how to write plots that deal with medical and health-insurance issues.