California is proposing sweeping changes in the way it protects underground drinking-water supplies from oil-and-gas operations.
DNA barcoding has exposed some infamous cases of food fraud, like cheap catfish sold as pricey grouper and expensive "sheep's milk" cheese that was really made from cow's milk.
The measles outbreak has spread to 14 states and more than 100 people,according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Dr. Priscilla Chan, are donating $75 million to the San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center to complete an acute care and trauma facility.
As vaccine skeptics fight laws that would force more parents to inoculate their kids, they are finding unexpected allies in conservative Republicans.
Bakersfield resident Claudia Ramos is one the company's millions of concerned customers.
Regulators in California, the country's third-largest oil-producing state, have authorized oil companies to inject production fluids and waste into what are now federally protected aquifers more than 2,500 times, risking contamination of underground water supplies that could be used for drinking water or irrigation, state records show.
The Dolores Huerta Foundation will host a community forum Thursday focused on immigrant driver's license and health care coverage.
The nation's second-largest insurer said it has yet to find any evidence that medical information like insurance claims or test results was targeted or taken in a "very sophisticated" cyberattack that it discovered last week. It also said credit card information wasn't compromised, either.
California lawmakers proposed legislation Wednesday that would require parents to vaccinate all school children unless a child's health is in danger, joining only two other states with such stringent restrictions.
The city of Taft becomes the first in Kern County to ban the sale, distribution and possession of bath salts.
California could make history and become the first state to raise the smoking age to 21.
Friday is National Wear Red Day, in recognition of the dangers of heart disease and the Go Red For Women Campaign.
In the midst of a measles outbreak, President Barack Obama is telling parents to get their kids vaccinated.
The Kern County Public Health Department has asked for more supplies, and officials hope to have that here by Monday. Officials with other local clinics say they can also provide immunizations.