Sorry, clean freaks. No matter how well you scrub your home, it's covered in bacteria from your own body.
A man waves a sign saying "Doctor is in." But, parents in Oildale are upset, because the doctor's office making medical marijuana evaluations is right across from some schools.
A new state law would toughen up rules on synthetic drugs like "spice" and "bath salts," but some parents and law enforcement officers wish the measure could be stronger.
With the school year underway, a new group is about to hold a concussion symposium to address student-athlete safety in Kern County. Every year, student-athletes suffer concussions, which may not be properly diagnosed or treated.
A local business owner is upset that her landlord was unwilling to pay for mold damage in bathrooms of her perspective location.
The state Senate has approved a bill that would impose a fine of up to $250 for using or possessing certain synthetic drugs that are growing in popularity among teenagers.
Pediatricians have a new prescription for schools: later start times for teens.
Ten or 12 times a year, Beatrice Adams' daughter would race her frail mother to the emergency room for high blood pressure or pain from a list of chronic illnesses.
A man arrested in Kern County for refusing treatment of drug-resistant tuberculosis has now been returned to San Joaquin County, where his case was first discovered.
A bill going to the governor for consideration would give the Kern County Board of Supervisors the option to establish a hospital authority to manage and administer Kern Medical Center.
For three of Rob and Paulette Montelone's five kids, spending the summer surfing is more than just a fun activity. It could also extend their lives.
Ending insurance discrimination against the sick was a central goal of the nation's health care overhaul, but leading patient groups say that promise is being undermined by new barriers from insurers.
A yellow fever mosquito has been detected in Kern County.
A statewide survey released Thursday ranks Fresno and other Central Valley communities as the most disadvantaged areas in California when it comes to challenges ranging from polluted water to joblessness.
For one Kern County woman, her pour is personal. Stacy Inman’s husband had ALS for 14 years.
A large international study questions the conventional wisdom that most people should cut back on salt, suggesting that the amount most folks consume is OK for heart health - and too little may be as bad as too much. The findings came under immediate attack by other scientists.
Officials with the county-owned hospital have been trying to dig themselves out of a dire financial situation for months, and employees at KMC have had the threat of layoffs looming over their heads since June.
Missionaries retuning to the United States after working with patients infected with Ebola will be put in quarantine and monitored, health officials said Sunday.