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.
Need to look good on the fly? Local lifestyle expert Jenny Maddern has you covered.
California regulators say they're taking steps to restrict the use of an insecticide widely sprayed on the state's biggest crops, including grapes and almonds.
The Kern County Sheriff's Office will partner with the Drug Enforcement Administration this weekend for the Nationwide Drug Take-Back Day.
Tuesday morning, Kern County supervisors heard the startling reality about the state of methamphetamine in Kern county.
New estimates by the World Health Organization and the U.S. health agency are warning that the number of Ebola cases could soar dramatically - the U.S. says up to 1.4 million by mid-January in two nations alone - unless efforts to curb the outbreak are significantly ramped up.
Food safety advocates say a guilty verdict in a rare federal food-poisoning trial should send a stern warning to anyone who may be tempted to place profits over people's welfare.
California's first cases of the uncommon respiratory infection enterovirus D68 have been reported by San Diego County health authorities.
Community members were invited to exchange ideas, hear about local efforts and learn how they can take steps to change how health happens at home, school and work.
Using artificial sweeteners may set the stage for diabetes in some people by hampering the way their bodies handle sugar, suggests a preliminary study done mostly in mice.
Some cut themselves. Others slam their heads against walls or desks - so hard that one girl detached both retinas and a young man triggered a stroke. Another pulled out all his teeth.
An anti-addiction drug used to fight the nation's heroin and painkiller abuse epidemics poses a threat to young children who accidentally swallow relatives' prescriptions, a federal study says. Some children have died.
Ebola is thousands of miles away from Kenya's pristine Indian Ocean beaches, but the deadly disease appears to be discouraging tourism there and elsewhere in this vast continent.
A breakthrough breast cancer drug made its debut in Kern County at the Comprehensive Blood and Cancer Center on Thursday, and it’s the first location in the United States to carry the drug.