CDC Probing 109 Liver Illnesses In Kids Across Several U.S. States, Including CaliforniaU.S. health officials are looking into more than 100 possible cases of a mysterious and severe liver disease in children, including five deaths, in several states, including California.
FDA Puts Strict Limits On Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 VaccineThe FDA said in a statement that the change is being made because of the risk of a rare and dangerous clotting condition called thrombosis with thrombocytopenia syndrome (TTS) after receiving the vaccine.
Local Leaders React To Supreme Court Draft Opinion To Overturn Roe v. WadeThe nation is watching the U.S. Supreme Court following the leak of a draft opinion to overturn Roe v. Wade.
Naomi Judd Talked About Her Depression And Worked To Help Others With ItWhile promoting her memoir, Judd explained during an interview with "Good Morning America" that her depression had been treatment resistant.
'This Is An Important Victory': California To Increase Awards In Medical Malpractice CasesPeople who get hurt because of a doctor's negligence in California could soon get a lot more money in malpractice lawsuits under an agreement reached Wednesday that — if approved by the state Legislature — would avoid a costly fight at the ballot box this November while resolving one of the state's longest-running political battles.
Getting Answers: UC Davis Expert Discusses Climate Change's Impact On Mental HealthWe've seen the impacts of climate change with increases in wildfires and flooding, but experts say they are discovering other consequences that you can't see.
California Has No Plans To Add Restrictions As COVID Cases UpCalifornia has no plans to impose new statewide pandemic restrictions despite a rise in coronavirus cases primarily due to the new highly transmissible omicron variant BA.2, the state's top health official says.
Rancho Cordova Company ThermoGenesis Aims To Make Life-Saving Cancer Treatment More AffordableA Rancho Cordova company that is on the cutting edge of cell and gene therapy is expanding while aiming to make a life-saving cancer treatment more affordable and bring in more jobs.
Allergies, Asthma Linked To Heart Disease, Study SaysIf you have a history of asthma or allergies, you may be at increased risk of developing high blood pressure and coronary heart disease, new research finds.
Californians Warned About Raw BC Oysters Containing NorovirusAt least 34 people statewide have contracted norovirus in the past few weeks in California after eating raw oysters harvested in British Columbia, Canada, state health officials said Saturday.
CBS13 Investigates: 'Forever Chemicals,' COVID And Results From A New At-Home PFAS TestIn addition to many other health concerns, emerging research suggests higher levels of these PFAS "forever chemicals" in the body may lead to more severe COVID symptoms and may reduce the effectiveness of vaccines. A new test now allows the general public to identify the level of PFAS in their bodies at home.
UC Davis Study Finds Half Of Women Get False Positives Over 10 Years Of Annual Breast Cancer ScreeningA critical screening tool for breast cancer can often lead to false-positive results. Those are the findings from a new study out of UC Davis that shows half of all women will get a false positive over 10 years of annual screening.
FDA Authorizes 2nd Booster Of COVID Vaccine For Ages 50 And OverMore than 34 million Americans age 50 and older could soon be eligible to receive another booster shot, after the Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday it had authorized a new round of the Moderna or Pfizer and BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines for those who want them.
Walmart Will Stop Selling Cigarettes In Some California StoresWalmart, the world's largest retailer, will stop selling cigarettes in select US stores following years of pressure on big chains to end tobacco sales.
Dangerous Chemicals Found In Food Wrappers At Major Fast-Food Restaurants And Grocery Chains, Report SaysAlarming levels of dangerous chemicals known as PFAS were discovered in food packaging at a number of well-known grocery store chains and fast-food and fast-casual restaurants including Burger King, Chick-fil-A and Arby's, a new report found.