Despite other diseases catching the headlines this winter, health officials warn people to not overlook the flu.
Measles was declared eliminated in the United States 15 years ago. Though, as the number of those infected hit at least 166 cases across 18 states Wednesday, parents want to know if the disease is back for good.
Officials with the California Department of Public Health issued a warning to parents this week against intentionally exposing their children to measles, which could worsen the outbreak in the state and lead to life-changing health complications for children who are exposed.
A California city with a large number of whooping cough cases despite a high immunization rate is revealing the limitations of the current vaccine used to protect against the disease, a newspaper reported.
Nondy Llewellyn, owner of Bakersfield Acne Care, offers tips on skin care.
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.