| Nov 4, 2013
| 10:00 AM
The fourth annual Glendale Health Fair packed the Glendale Civic Auditorium on Saturday, as more than 1,000 attendees came to take advantage of free health services.
Throughout the auditorium, free screenings for cholesterol, blood pressure, dental...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 11:23 AM
Graduates of Glendale Community College’s nursing program were looking forward to bright futures in the high-demand career field during a traditional “pinning” ceremony on Saturday at the Lanterman Auditorium in La Cañada Flintridge....
| Aug 14, 2013
| 5:11 PM
For the past dozen years, Len LaBella has led the administration at Verdugo Hills through the choppy seas of a changing healthcare business as the hospital’s chief executive.
Now, having guided the 158-bed hospital into an acquisition by Keck...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 5:42 PM
For the first time, many families with children who have mental illness can sleep better at night knowing their child may have the opportunity to receive proper mental health treatment with the new Affordable Care Act, known by many as Obamacare. It seems...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 3:59 PM
While several of Glendale's top employers have downsized since 2006, at least one — Glendale Adventist Medical Center — has added employees.
Since 2006, the hospital has jumped its employee base, including full-time and hourly workers, by...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 12:21 PM
For those who have never had health insurance — and must get it now due to the Affordable Care Act — understanding health care plans can be confusing. That’s where Verdugo Jobs Center comes in.
The government-funded employment...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 5:02 PM
No matter your politics or opinion of the Affordable Care Act, it is law and we have now arrived at the end of the insurance enrollment grace period. By midnight Monday, the procrastinators among us must at least begin the application process. These...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 3:23 PM
The March 31 deadline to sign up for insurance under Covered California is fast approaching, and for one branch of case workers, it’s crunch time to help people get signed up.
Rasheedah Scott is one of three certified enrollment counselors at the...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 10:32 AM
In a new line of attack on canceled health policies, two California residents are suing insurance giant Anthem Blue Cross, alleging they were misled into giving up their previous coverage, the Los Angeles Times reported.
About 900,000 Californians and...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 4:41 PM
Although the media has been saturated with analysis and commentary from all directions about the recent Supreme Court ruling on “Obamacare,” there seems to be one thing missing in all this — why has the public debate about this...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 11:24 AM
In the months leading up to the passage of “Obamacare” in 2010, there was a flurry of pro-and-con Mailbag letters regarding Medicare Advantage, the private insurance-company-run plans with a Medicare contract. Well, in the first debate,...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 11:37 AM
With the economy on a slow mend, some voters on Tuesday said they allowed social issues to weigh more heavily in deciding who should be president for the next four years.
For Kika Martin, a 43-year-old entrepreneur and producer, positions taken by...