Drug overdose deaths have skyrocketed in recent years, and a new report shines a harsh light on one incredibly dangerous drug, fentanyl.
The Leyland Cypress trees at Penland Christmas Tree Farm in York, South Carolina have two benefits: they hold heavy ornaments well, but most importantly, they’re less likely to make you sneeze.
Infant ibuprofen sold at Walmart, CVS and Family Dollar is being voluntarily recalled by the company that produces the medicine.
The CDC said Monday that the E. coli outbreak in romaine lettuce is linked to growing regions near Northern and Central California, but didn’t expand on which specific counties.
The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug that targets genetic mutations in tumors, which could have a major impact on the way doctors treat more than a dozen different cancers.
U.S. health officials are telling people to avoid eating romaine lettuce because of an E. coli outbreak that has sickened 32 people in 11 states.
An ongoing salmonella outbreak has prompted a recall of one brand of ground turkey.
The March of Dimes has released its annual Premature Birth Report Card, and the results are not good for much of the country.
There’s a new tool to fight the flu this year.
Construction is set to move forward on a new 28,000-square-foot Community Health Center in Lompoc.
October is a month when there’s a lot of pink, which is in support of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Most of your pumpkin-flavored fall favorites are more about sugar and spice, but the real deal is loaded with nutrients.
Community members can get free flu shots this Sunday, Oct. 21, in Arroyo Grande and Atascadero.
There’s a shortage of the shingles vaccine and it’s affecting the supply here on the Central Coast.
September is National Suicide Prevention Month and it might come as a shock, but a report detailing statistics from 2014-2016 from the California Department of Public Health found San Luis Obispo County actually had a higher suicide rate per 100,000 people compared to San Francisco County.
Pfizer is voluntarily recalling a specific lot of Children’s Advil Suspension Bubble Gum Flavored 4 FL OZ bottles due to potential overdose concerns.
Some California parents would be allowed to give their children medical marijuana on school campuses under a bill that’s cleared the state Assembly.
A recent AARP survey finds many Americans are willing to work beyond retirement age, and the workforce is already reflecting that change.
The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) is reporting a record number of new Valley Fever cases in California in 2017.
The decision to retire from driving is a difficult one for many senior citizens, yet the overwhelming majority aren’t talking about it with family or physicians.