Sen. Barbara Boxer is calling on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to investigate a rare polio-like illness that has so far affected at least 20 children in California.
One person has died and three newborns have become ill in an outbreak of listeria linked to Hispanic-style cheese.
More students are using electronic cigarettes, and it’s not uncommon for them to load the device with marijuana oil, allowing them to get high inconspicuously during class.
Flu season is taking hold across Southern California even as some counties have reported an uptick in the number of cases among healthy young and middle-aged adults, health officials warned Friday.
Three poultry processing plants linked to an outbreak of drug-resistant salmonella will remain open after implementing immediate changes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said Thursday.
The federal government is threatening to shut down three California poultry processing plants linked to a drug-resistant strain of salmonella that has sickened hundreds.
A new threat emerges as a strand of untreatable and potentially deadly bacteria has begun spreading throughout the U.S., and health officials say one of these bugs is in Los Angeles.
The Sunland Company has announced a voluntary peanut butter recall over possible Salmonella concerns.
Federal officials say four California clinics received steroid shots from a recalled batch linked to a deadly meningitis outbreak that has caused five deaths and 40 cases of the illness in other states.
Trader Joe’s has announced a recall of one of their creamy peanut butter brands over a health-related concern.
This year’s West Nile outbreak is on pace to become the biggest on record since the disease first was first recorded in the U.S. in 1999.
Should I get a flu shot or not? Get the info here.
A California farm that issued a voluntary lettuce recall over listeria contamination concerns says its notice has gone out to 19 states and Canada.
The United States Food and Drug Administration announced Wednesday the recall of 36 million pounds of Cargill ground turkey that was linked to a death in California..
Federal health officials say the lead poisoning rate for U.S. adults has fallen by more than half in the last 15 years, but it remains unusually high in Pennsylvania, Missouri and Kansas.