Dr. Paul S. Singh, 55, used an unapproved form of birth control on his patients despite health risks in order to make more money, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office in Fresno.
In this week's Health Alert, Eyewitness News takes a look at the threat of West Nile Virus, female Viagra and free prostate health screenings for men.
An anti-abortion group has a free speech right to release covert video of discussions with a California company that provides fetal tissue for research, even if the footage was illegally recorded, a judge ruled Friday.
Even though Linda Ellerbee has addressed many tough topics with young audiences before, it took a decade before Nickelodeon approved her idea of a "Nick News" episode where children with terminal illnesses talk about their lives.
Bakersfield Heart Hospital on Thursday celebrated the opening of its Brain and Spine Center.
The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday approved the first prescription drug designed to boost sexual desire in women, a milestone long sought by a pharmaceutical industry eager to replicate the blockbuster success of impotence drugs for men.
Teens who use e-cigarettes are more likely than others to later smoke conventional cigarettes and other tobacco products, a study at 10 Los Angeles high schools suggests.
California lawmakers announced Tuesday that they are making a new push to allow terminally ill patients to legally end their lives after opposition from religious groups and hesitance from fellow Democrats helped stall efforts earlier this year.
Smoke from the Cuesta Fire in San Luis Obispo County is blowing into Kern County, bringing poor air quality as it lingers in the area.
The Central Valley is listed as a high-intensity drug trafficking area.
One of the cases is from southwest Kern County and the other is from southeast Kern County
Barely 2 years old, Talia Pisano is getting tough treatment for kidney cancer that spread to her brain. She's also getting a chance at having babies of her own someday.
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A Bakersfield doctor is accused by the Medical Board of California of misconduct and could face discipline, including the loss of his license.
Dignity Health Bakersfield Memorial Hospital received the American Heart Association's Mission: Lifeline Heart Attack Receiving Center Accreditation.