If you had chicken box as a child, you are at risk of getting shingles. But did you know that it can also work the other way around?
Celebrating its fourteenth year, the St. Jude Thanks and Giving campaign has transformed the holiday season into a time of giving thanks by raising awareness and funds for the ongoing battle to end childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases.
A shift on the San Diego health front this week as the focus moves from flu and cold season to infections targeting young patients.
It is proving to be a bad flu season in San Diego County with an elevated number of cases and three deaths already reported. The Nurse Practitioner at CVS Minute Clinic said it's not too late to get a flu shot and if you do come down with symptoms, getting treatment immediately is vital.
Just because we are getting closer to winter, doesn't mean we should be out and about without sunscreen.
The Board of Supervisors on Monday extended a state of emergency stemming from the year-old hepatitis A outbreak in San Diego County amid signs that the rate of new infections is slowing.
From breathing issues to skin problem, a variety of things are making a mark on the San Diego health front right now. And the nurse practitioners at CVS Minute Clinic have some good advice for dealing with them.
A weekly update on an outbreak of hepatitis A in the San Diego region included seven new cases, as the rate of infections continued to slow.
A sea of pink will travel through San Diego starting Friday for the Susan G. Komen San Diego 3-Day. The 60 mile journey kicks off early Friday morning and ends Sunday evening at the final destination – the celebratory Closing Ceremony.
According to new blood pressure guidelines released on Monday, nearly 50 percent of American citizens are considered to have high blood pressure.
The Board of Supervisors on Tuesday extended a state of emergency over the hepatitis A outbreak in San Diego County, despite a decline in the number of new cases and no new deaths in the last two weeks.
November 14 is World Diabetes Day and this year the focus is women and diabetes. Dr. Timothy Bailey with the AMCR Institute visited Morning Extra to talk about the disease and a local event for WDD.
If you love to while away a weekend watching a season's worth of episodes from a favorite TV series, you may inadvertently put yourself at risk for developing a dangerous blood clot.
You may know him from "Star Wars" and "Heroes," but for National Epilepsy Month actor Greg Grunberg is sharing his story to get people to "talk about it."
Back to school means back to packing lunches and if the go to PB&J is becoming boring, there are other delicious options available.
Protein is an important part of a balanced diet and can help build strength, muscle and can aid with weight loss.
People typically think of the gym as a "kid free" zone, but YMCA is unique in the sense that when your child is 7 years old, they can actually work out with you.
Surfers are inspiring athletes to adopt their workouts. It turns out the types of drills and exercises surfers do can improve your skills in any competition.
Sometimes picking the best foods for a healthy lifestyle is as simple as buying what's in season at the time. But navigating farmers markets and then finding a way to work those fresh items into meals can be intimidating.
The most popular New Year resolution for Americans is to lose weight, followed by save money and get organized.
Instead of lacing up your shoes for your next workout, consider putting on a tail. Yes, that's right… a tail!
There is a 60-minute workout designed to make sure you get the most out of each second. It's called the Orange Theory.