A Bakersfield mother completes her goal in getting a state law to have schools equipped with automated external defibrillators to save young lives.
The maker of the world's top-selling erectile dysfunction drug on Tuesday will begin airing the first Viagra TV commercial that targets the less-obvious sufferers of the sexual condition: women.
Teen girls who have sex should use IUDs or hormonal implants — long-acting birth control methods that are effective, safe and easy to use, the nation's most influential pediatricians' group recommends.
Two people were recovering after being treated for enterovirus 68, marking Los Angeles County's first cases of the unusual respiratory illness in children, health officials said Wednesday.
Our lifestyle expert Jenny Maddern once again streamlines our life with some time and money saving tips.
A bill championed by a Bakersfield teenager and his family has been signed by Gov. Jerry Brown.
Amity Addrisi becomes the guinea pig to try a skin care line by Beautologie.
Need to look good on the fly? Local lifestyle expert Jenny Maddern has you covered.
California regulators say they're taking steps to restrict the use of an insecticide widely sprayed on the state's biggest crops, including grapes and almonds.
The Kern County Sheriff's Office will partner with the Drug Enforcement Administration this weekend for the Nationwide Drug Take-Back Day.
Tuesday morning, Kern County supervisors heard the startling reality about the state of methamphetamine in Kern county.
New estimates by the World Health Organization and the U.S. health agency are warning that the number of Ebola cases could soar dramatically - the U.S. says up to 1.4 million by mid-January in two nations alone - unless efforts to curb the outbreak are significantly ramped up.
Food safety advocates say a guilty verdict in a rare federal food-poisoning trial should send a stern warning to anyone who may be tempted to place profits over people's welfare.
California's first cases of the uncommon respiratory infection enterovirus D68 have been reported by San Diego County health authorities.
Community members were invited to exchange ideas, hear about local efforts and learn how they can take steps to change how health happens at home, school and work.
Using artificial sweeteners may set the stage for diabetes in some people by hampering the way their bodies handle sugar, suggests a preliminary study done mostly in mice.
Some cut themselves. Others slam their heads against walls or desks - so hard that one girl detached both retinas and a young man triggered a stroke. Another pulled out all his teeth.
An anti-addiction drug used to fight the nation's heroin and painkiller abuse epidemics poses a threat to young children who accidentally swallow relatives' prescriptions, a federal study says. Some children have died.