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.
Want to change your views on life or get inspired? Why not hop into a casket.
The board that oversaw the rollout of the Affordable Care Act in California is undergoing its first major turnover since the state-operated health insurance marketplace was established four years ago.
Dr. Patel says lung cancer is not a death sentence and talk about new treatments coming to Bakersfield. We also meet a few survivors still living with the disease.
The Food and Drug Administration announced it is canceling a decades-old lifetime ban on blood donation by gay and bisexual men.
Health officials are celebrating some important victories in 2014, and Time magazine even named Ebola fighters the persons of the year. Nevertheless, this was a black-eye year for public health.
A judge rules the county erred when it fined a man $71,000 for violating the county's marijuana-grow ordinance.