The County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency issued a health advisory to area doctors Thursday and are asking parents to be alert about a local increase in Kawasaki disease.
As you may know, February is Heart Health Month and it concludes with 2019’s Go Red for Women luncheon Thursday at the Fairmont Grand Del Mar.
Heart month is the focus on the San Diego Health front during February. The nurse practitioners at CVS Minute Clinic are reminding us that knowing your numbers of one of the most important ways to track your cardiovascular health.
It's a private page on Facebook, but it's connected more than 60,000 women all over the globe who are sharing chronic and debilitating health concerns. A common thread in the discussions - they believe their symptoms are caused by their breast implants.
Flu season may be winding down, but the virus is still making a mark on the San Diego health front. The nurse practitioners at CVS Minute Clinic report there have been over 3,000 confirmed cases in the county this year.
Chronic pain is the most common reason people give when they enroll in state-approved medical marijuana programs. That's followed by stiffness from multiple sclerosis and chemotherapy-related nausea, according to an analysis of 15 states published Monday in the journal Health Affairs.
Around 5.7 million Americans are living with Alzheimer's disease, and that number is expected to triple by 2050 without prevention or a cure.
Groundbreaking technology at Rady Children's Hospital is helping save lives. The hospital is using a new proton therapy which proved to be successful in a local gymnast's battle against a brain tumor.
Ear issues are causing a lot of discomfort on the San Diego health front right now and the nurse practitioners at CVS Minute Clinic said the symptoms can take a toll on your overall health - so getting treatment is important.
Several people in the News 8 newsroom have called in sick lately, which is pretty common this time of year. Flu and cold season runs from October through April and while they're both tough to deal with, there are some major differences between the two.