Union workers at the Kern Regional Center picketed their workplace Wednesday, calling for the resignation of the organization’s CEO.
The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department says mosquitoes collected at Lake Los Carneros in Goleta on April 2 tested positive for West Nile virus.
Federal health officials say about 200 people have come down with vomiting and diarrhea aboard two San Diego-bound cruise ships.
Underlining a change across the nation, nearly 9 out of 10 adults now say they have health insurance, according to an extensive survey released Monday. As recently as 2013, slightly more than 8 out of 10 had coverage.
Hundreds of people attend the second annual Campout Against Cancer.
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) - San Joaquin Community Hospital celebrated six years since its neonatal intensive care unit opened with a reunion for the caregivers and babies born at its NICU.
The event is designed to raise awareness and funds for Kern County cancer patients in financial need, according to organizers.
California saw a record number of deaths from West Nile virus last year, and the state's drought may have contributed to the spike in infections, according to health officials.
California's air quality is improving, as is the air in Kern County.
The steep cost of caring for the elderly continues to climb. The median bill for a private room in a nursing home is now $91,250 a year, according to an industry survey out Thursday.
California lawmakers heard impassioned pleas from parents and doctors Wednesday, during the first hearing on a bill that would require schoolchildren in the state to be vaccinated.
Do you have a little pink dot on your drivers license? March is National Organ Donor Month and two women are raising awareness about how organ donation can save lives. Their stories are surprising and inspiring.
The outbreak will be declared over in California on Friday if no new cases pop up, according to the California Department of Public Health.
Her name is Alaina Taylor. She was diagnosed with breast cancer four days after her 40th birthday. Her cancer? Very aggressive and she was immediately put on chemotherapy. Fighting the disease was a no-brainer for this mother of four.
Sharpening a medical debate about the costs and benefits of cancer screening, a new report estimates that the U.S. spends $4 billion a year on unnecessary medical costs due to mammograms that generate false alarms, and on treatment of certain breast tumors unlikely to cause problems.