SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - Viral infections that produce skin rashes continue to make the rounds in San Diego, and young patients seem to be the main target.
When it comes to the strain in this health focus, prevention is key.
Barbara-Lee Edwards explains in this Health Alert video report.
The Seany Foundation works to fund projects that enhance the lives of kids, teens and young adults affected by cancer. September is Childhood Cancer Awareness month and the foundation is taking the opportunity to host a battle between local chefs that will benefit their important work.
The Ovarian Cancer Alliance of San Diego’s goal is to bring awareness to the symptoms and risk factors for ovarian cancer to medical students and women in the community through two programs.
The number of people who committed suicide in San Diego reached its highest number in five years in 2017, according to a report released Thursday by the San Diego County Suicide Prevention Council.
This year's flu vaccine is now available and the nurse practitioners at CVS Minute Clinic said San Diegans are getting a jump in the battle against the latest strain.
A San Diego State University undergraduate student has been hospitalized with an infection caused by the meningococcal bacteria and may have exposed others, the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency announced Wednesday.
Researchers at the UC San Diego School of Medicine Thursday announced the development of a quicker and cheaper process to create simplified versions of human organs, including the brain.
The widow of San Diego Cal Fire Firefighter Cory Iverson has created a foundation aimed at making a difference in the mental health of first responders.
The summer season is winding down and with kids either heading back or already in class, a reminder on the local health front. The nurse practitioners at CVS Minute Clinic said now is a good time to prepare your student for the new school year.
County health officials on Tuesday announced two new and unrelated cases of tuberculosis -- at a Chula Vista high school facility and a nonprofit youth job training organization in San Diego -- that may have exposed others to the disease.
Over the past few years, using coconut oil in cooking and baking has become a popular food trend. And while many experts consider it good, one Harvard professor says it comes with huge health risks.