Reading about Harry Potter's adventures learning to fly his broomstick activates some of the same regions in the brain we use to perceive real people's actions and intentions.
Special edition of Health Alert focusing on the deadly disease. We'll introduce you to survivors and an unlikely tool in the fight against diabetes.
Veteran Roger Hatcher said he’s seen the entire country of Iraq. His house is decorated with memories from his time as a Marine: hats, pictures, and even the flag he carried when soldiers found Saddam Hussein. Now his battle with cancer is way tougher than anything he faced overseas.
Illegal drug sales: an unexpected trending topic on social media.
Several community groups say they have data showing a lot of California kids go to schools near oil wells that are being "fracked," and they want more studies of possible health impacts.
Seven years before outrage erupted over veterans waiting and then dying for treatment at the Phoenix Veterans Affairs hospital, Eyewitness News exposed complaints of long wait times and, sometimes, alleged shoddy service at the Bakersfield VA clinic.
A major study lifts a cloud around Zetia and Vytorin, blockbuster drugs for lowering cholesterol.
As a crucial second sign-up season gears up, the Obama administration said Sunday that HealthCare.gov is stable and working well, a far cry from last year's frozen computer screens and frustrated customers.
They come in nearly every color scheme imaginable, from camouflage to bright pink. Most skiers and snowboarders on the slopes are wearing them, and if you're not, well, you are not just reckless, you are . GASP! . unfashionable.
Officials from Mercy & Memorial Hospitals gathered at Greenfield Union School District’s Family Resource Center on Friday to launch the Covered California enrollment period.
As the spotlight fades from Veterans Day, one man, who has served our country and was honorably discharged, feels like he spent the holiday on his death bed because of his care under the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
Use of electronic cigarettes by high school students tripled over three years, according to a new government report released Thursday.
The Association of Irritated Residents, Center for Biological Diversity and the Sierra Club: Kern Kaweah Chapter joined together with Earthjustice to file a lawsuit against California oil regulators.
Organizers said Tuesday that they're moving the Relay to the Kern County Fairgrounds, which they expect to cut down on the dust problem from the Wingspoint location of the last couple years.
As many as 18,000 nurses, who are in the midst of contract negotiations, have walked off the job and are picketing in front of Kaiser Permanente facilities in Northern California to express their concerns about patient-care standards and Ebola.
The report says other contributing factors may include migration, increased testing and climate changes affecting fungal growth and dispersal of spores.
Two young people from Bakersfield are among 72 who will be honored on the 2015 Donate Life Rose Parade float.
Blue Star Moms is teaming up with Houchin Blood Bank and Pacific Gas and Electric Co. to put care packages together for service members and a weeklong blood drive in honor of Veterans Day.