Wal-Mart Stores Inc. plans to eliminate health insurance coverage for some of its part-time U.S. employees in a move aimed at controlling rising health care costs of the nation's largest private employer.
Kern County Public Health officials want you to be ready for flu season.
Top government health officials said Sunday that they are opposed to placing a ban on travelers from Ebola-infected countries, warning that shutting down borders could impede efforts by aid workers to stop the spread of the deadly virus.
Ebola has arrived in the United States and people are scared. The nation's top infectious diseases expert said it's perfectly normal to feel anxious about a disease that kills so fast and is ravaging parts of West Africa.
A virus that has been causing severe respiratory illness across the country is responsible for the death of a 4-year-old boy, a state medical examiner determined.
Motorcycle riders will help raise funds Sunday for a Bakersfield family whose 13-year-old son is fighting cancer.
A potential valley fever cure has received "fast-track designation by the FDA," according to Congressman Kevin McCarthy's office.
With the first case of the deadly Ebola virus reported in the United States, Kern County health officials say local facilities are ready if the disease turns up here.
Two people were recovering after being treated for enterovirus 68, marking Los Angeles County's first cases of the unusual respiratory illness in children, health officials said Wednesday.
A Bakersfield mother completes her goal in getting a state law to have schools equipped with automated external defibrillators to save young lives.
The maker of the world's top-selling erectile dysfunction drug on Tuesday will begin airing the first Viagra TV commercial that targets the less-obvious sufferers of the sexual condition: women.
Teen girls who have sex should use IUDs or hormonal implants — long-acting birth control methods that are effective, safe and easy to use, the nation's most influential pediatricians' group recommends.
Our lifestyle expert Jenny Maddern once again streamlines our life with some time and money saving tips.
A bill championed by a Bakersfield teenager and his family has been signed by Gov. Jerry Brown.
Amity Addrisi becomes the guinea pig to try a skin care line by Beautologie.