Polio Returns To Venezuela 30 Years After Last Known Case, Report SaysA deadly and highly infectious disease that was thought to be eradicated has returned to Venezuela.
'Tick Explosion' May Be Coming This Summer, Expert WarnsThe director of the University of Rhode Island's tick-borne disease center warns that the U.S. is moving into the prime season for disease-carrying insects
Highly Contagious Virus Sidelines High School Football TeamA player told CBS2/KCAL9 he estimates 15-20 players on his team are battling hand, foot and mouth disease.
Dana Point Teen Has Disease Forcing Her To Avoid The Sun -- But Not Dreams Or GoalsRiley McCoy has battled a disease, however, that sometimes put typical dreams slightly out of reach.
Husband Saves Wife's Life Upon Learning He Is Perfect Kidney MatchA local couple discovered that they match up in more ways than romance when a Riverside husband donated his kidney to his wife, once he learned he was a perfect donor.
Author Roald Dahl's Daughter Remembers Sister Lost To Measles, Father's Fight For VaccinationsIt's a letter Roald Dahl penned 27 years ago urging parents to vaccinate their children after losing his daughter to measles in the 1960s that is now making headlines.
LAPD Officer Seeks To Raise Awareness After Wife, Fellow Officer Dies From Rare DiseaseAn LAPD officer is working to raise awareness about a rare disease that killed his wife, who was also an LAPD officer.
Yellow Fever Mosquitoes Found In Commerce, Pico RiveraVirus-transmitting yellow fever mosquitoes have been found in two Southland cities, vector control officials said Wednesday.
Local Health Officials On Alert Due To Ebola ScareAt the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Westwood, the head of infectious disease control acknowledges keeping health workers safe from the virus requires a difficult and complicated protocol.
Local Mother On A Mission To Raise Funds For Ovarian Cancer Research After Losing Daughter To The DiseasePaulinda Babbini calls Robin a dream daughter - student body president, cheerleader, homecoming queen at Pacific Hills High School in West Hollywood. But at 20, she lost her battle with the disease.
KNX Ready Or Not: Emergency Disease It will soon be flu season.
Widow: Robin Williams Diagnosed With Parkinson's Disease Before Suicide Robin Williams was in the early stages of Parkinson's Disease when he committed suicide and was sober, according to a statement from the late Oscar-winning actor's widow.
As West Africa Ebola Outbreak Worsens, KCAL9 Takes A Look Inside SoCal's 'Quarantine Center' For Infectious DiseaseInfectious disease specialists took KCAL9's Serene Branson inside Olive View - UCLA Medical Center in Sylmar - one of the largest isolation units in the Southland dedicated to decontamination.
Rabid Skunk Found In LA County For First Time In 35 YearsThe disease has jumped from bats to skunks, officials said.
Whooping Cough Cases On The Rise In Long Beach Forty-two confirmed cases of the highly contagious disease, technically known as pertussis, have been reported in Long Beach this year, the majority of which involve school-age children.