Earlier this week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration cleared the first contact lens to incorporate an additive that automatically darkens the lens when exposed to bright light.
An important reminder on the health front from the nurse practitioners at CVS Minute Clinic. Here is this week's What's Going Around Report.
The San Diego Center for AIDS Research, which is based at UC San Diego, was awarded a five-year, $15 million grant by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, it was announced Monday.
Eight more flu deaths were reported last week and influenza activity in the region remained steady, the County Health and Human Services Agency announced Wednesday.
More than 20,000 lab-confirmed flu cases have been reported this season, the highest total since the County Health and Human Services Agency began tracking the virus 20 years ago.
Red, itchy eyes are a common symptom during allergy season, but the nurse practitioners at CVS Clinic said eye issues may be a sign of something else.
Even though we’re approaching the end of March, influenza activity in the region is still elevated and people should continue getting vaccinated, the County Health and Human Services Agency announced Wednesday.
A sore throat is a common symptom of the common cold. The nurse practitioners said the painful condition may be a sign of something more.
San Diego County is looking to triple local and federal spending on addiction treatment from $54.6 million to $179.6 million, officials announced Monday.
Getting in shape can help restore an aging heart. A recent student suggests that moderate to high-intensity exercise can reverse the heart muscle's signs of aging.
A male contraceptive pill for men may be safe for daily use, according to researchers at the University of Washington.
As this year's brutal flu season comes to a close, a variety of new problems has settled in on the San Diego health front. The Nurse Practitioners at CVS Minute Clinic said knowing just what type of infection you have makes a big difference in treatment.
If this doesn’t encourage you to squeeze in a workout today, nothing will: a new study from Sweden shows that women who were highly fit in mid-life were nearly 90% less likely to get dementia decades later.
Thirteen influenza-related deaths reported last week have brought the season's total to 302 in San Diego County, health officials announced Wednesday.
Are you ready for a new workout for the new year? Parkour is an art of movement in which you train the body and mind to move through any environment while overcoming obstacles.
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.