State health officials say the number of measles cases is up in California this year and much of the increase is linked to overseas travel.
Outbreaks in New York state continue to drive up the number of U.S. measles cases, which are approaching levels not seen in 25 years.
The Centers for Disease Control has issued a warning about a potentially deadly fungal infection that’s showing a troubling resistance to drugs.
Hundreds of cases of the measles have prompted a public health emergency in New York City.
Despite our best efforts to protect our faces from the sun, a new study suggests we’re doing it wrong and leaving a vulnerable part of the face exposed.
The San Luis Obispo County Public Health Department is launching a new effort to bring dental care to more children.
A new approach to treating pancreatic cancer at the Mayo Clinic is defying odds.
The Centers for Disease Control has rolled out another hard-hitting “Tips From Former Smokers” ad campaign.
Central Coast educational leaders are trying to increase awareness about the dangers of vaping.
Valley Fever killed six people in San Luis Obispo County in 2018, according to the Public Health Department. Now, local scientists are working to develop a vaccine for this life-threatening disease.
Several possible measles cases are under investigation across California.
Women who say they’ve suffered because of breast implants stood together at a Food and Drug Administration meeting Monday.
A suburb of Denver has been named the nation’s Healthiest Community, according to U.S. News and World Report and the Aetna Foundation.
Cal Poly is looking for mothers to participate in a three-month study aimed at promoting healthy feeding patterns and weight gain for bottle-fed infants.
A brand of baby’s cough syrup sold nationwide at Dollar General retail stores is being recalled..
“The severity of this issue has the potential to negatively impact patient care. It’s imperative that every person who feels healthy and is eligible gives blood now,” said Susan Noone, Regional Director at Vitalant.
Every ten minutes, a child in the United States is rushed to an emergency room after getting ahold of medication.
New evidence shows striking differences between colon cancers that strike people over age 50 and those diagnosed in younger adults.
A student at Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo reportedly has a case of the chickenpox.
An Ohio teenager who gained national attention for going against his mother’s anti-vaccine beliefs shared his story on Capitol Hill Tuesday.