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.
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.