Medical marijuana users in Kern County are asking what's ahead, now that a judge threw out Measure G. County lawyers say dispensaries are now not allowed anywhere in the county, because that was the rule before voters passed Measure G. Dispensary attorneys disagree.
For many older Americans who lost jobs during the recession, the quest for health care has been one obstacle after another. These luckless people, most in their 50s and 60s, have emerged this month as early winners under the nation's new health insurance system.
A new charity in Kern County is helping cancer patients by remodeling their kitchens. It's something they hope to continue each year near Valentine's Day for a patient selected through the Comprehensive Blood and Cancer Center.
Judge Kenneth Twissleman invalidated the voter-approved Measure G, which required medical marijuana collectives to be located only on industrial land, along with a host of other restrictions. The shops had to be at least 1 mile away from schools, day care centers, public parks, churches or other marijuana dispensaries.
Using videos that claim to teach toddlers, or flash cards for tots, may not be the best idea. Simply talking to babies is key to building crucial language and vocabulary skills - but sooner is better, and long sentences are good.
San Francisco Bay Area health officials issued a public warning that a college student with measles could have exposed thousands of others when he attended classes and rode public transit.
Women have a higher risk of blood clots that can cause strokes, heart attacks and other problems for 12 weeks after childbirth - twice as long as doctors have thought, new research finds.
California's health exchange is more than halfway toward meeting its original projection of 1.3 million sign-ups for individual insurance policies by the March 31 enrollment deadline, according to federal data released Wednesday.
Those "Nutrition Facts" labels on nearly every food package in grocery stores are getting a new look.
There may be a link between weather and the risk of suffering a stroke, say researchers who analyzed climate trends and hospital records on millions of Americans.
Both deaths and hospitalizations increased this week from "influenza-like illness" in Kern County.
A drugmaker working to develop a pill to boost sexual desire in women says regulators are demanding more studies on the experimental drug.
Are you tired of those long wait times in emergency rooms? Well, Dignity Health Hospitals may have a solution for you.
The executive director of California's health insurance exchange said Monday that he is hiring 400 call-center workers, many in Fresno, with the goal of alleviating telephone backlogs that have frustrated those applying for health care.