As predicted, this year's flu vaccine is doing a pretty crummy job. It's only 23 percent effective, primarily because it doesn't include the bug that is making most people sick, according to a government study released Thursday.
Nondy Llewellyn, owner of Bakersfield Acne Care, offered up some tips on Eyewitness News Mornings on how to protect your skin through the winter.
An official with Mercy Southwest hospital said full power was restored at 8:46 a.m. Wednesday.
Twice last year, O’Neil McGill says his mother filled prescriptions at the Costco pharmacy on Panama Lane, and neither of them was correct.
County supervisors have named a new chief financial officer for Kern Medical Center.
Disneyland attracts almost 16 million visitors from all over the world each year. Sometime between Dec. 15 and Dec. 20, one of those visitors carried the measles virus and infected 19 other people.
Eyewitness News Meteorologist Miles Muzio explains the danger of PM2.5. The mixture of tiny particles and liquid droplets in the air can get in your lungs and move into the bloodstream. PM2.5 also has been linked to serious health issues, such as heart disease and even strokes.
Bidart Bros., based in Bakersfield, has recalled all of its Granny Smith and Gala apple shipments from its Shafter facility this past year.
The World Health Organization says the two leading Ebola vaccines appear safe and will soon be tested in healthy volunteers in West Africa.
The Food and Drug Administration said Thursday that Bidart Bros. of Bakersfield, California is recalling apples shipped from its Shafter, California packing facility last year, prompted by a federal investigation of 32 listeria illnesses in 11 states, including the deaths.
Environmental groups say that toxic liquid that comes up during oil production makes its way into the aquifers, because they believe oil companies are improperly disposing of them.
Seven Californians and two people in Utah have confirmed cases of measles likely contracted on trips last month to Disney theme parks in California, state officials said Wednesday.
Some patients are heading to their local doctor’s office only to find out that they have run out of the flu vaccine for the season.
The Kern County Board of Supervisors and the Kern Stop Meth Now coalition partnered Monday to discuss the new year’s goals towards fighting methamphetamine use.
The flu is rampant in most of the country, and health officials say the season could peak soon.