Registered nurses at six California hospitals went on strike Thursday over staffing levels and other issues during contract negotiations, a move the medical centers called "inappropriate" but said would not interrupt services.
According to a new air quality report released by the American Lung Association, Bakersfield is the second worst in the nation when it comes to particulate matter and fifth worst in the nation in terms of ozone pollution.
California would aggressively reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 under a plan announced Wednesday that steps up the state's previously established target, which has cut emissions partly by forcing companies to pay for their carbon pollution.
It's been one year since Kern County’s Sexual Assault Response Team, or SART, opened its doors at San Joaquin Community Hospital.
A new report released by the Center for Disease Control shows that the number of teens using e-cigarettes has tripled.
Karly Vedan was 9 when she first noticed stretch marks popping on her legs.
The 24th annual Bakersfield Relay for Life is this coming weekend at the Kern County Fairgrounds.
We've all heard about the health benefits of wine, and recently we spoke with a representative of a winery with roots that run deep in California history.
PepsiCo says it's dropping aspartame from Diet Pepsi in response to customer feedback and replacing it with sucralose, another artificial sweetener commonly known as Splenda.
Opponents of a proposal that would require California schoolchildren to be vaccinated vowed to continue their fight after a Senate committee overwhelmingly approved the bill Wednesday.
Ever since 13-year-old Jose Manuel Beltran died, the community has pointed to a number of problems that they think didn’t give the young man a fighting chance.
The mother and daughter met with a maker called Fathom out in Oakland. Fathom made Isabella a custom 3D-printed prosthetic hand. Isabella personalized it with hot pink coloring, Care Bears, and even a little diamond ring.
Texas-based Blue Bell Creameries has recalled all of its products after two samples of chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream tested positive for listeria, a potentially deadly bacteria.
The chief financial officer at Kern Regional Center has resigned as employees protest working conditions.
This is the last year that the original version of Kraft Mac & Cheese sold in the U.S. will contain artificial preservatives or synthetic colors.