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Local air officials have issued a health warning for unhealthy conditions through the weekend. Those with chronic conditions, the elderly and children are more at risk, but everyone is urged to avoid being outdoors when possible.
A Madera man gets a second chance at life, defying the odds after having a major heart attack. Doctors say the patient's heart had stopped for ten minutes without receiving CPR. Although his chances of surviving were slim, innovative technology at Fresno's Community Regional Medical Center is allowing this patient's heart to keep beating.
Dozens of Foster Farms chicken products have been recalled because of a salmonella contamination.
Staff at CRMC are looking into a bionic suit that could help patients who are paralyzed or have limited use of their limbs stand up and walk as part of their physical therapy. The Ekso Bionics suit is a wearable robot. The technology was developed in Berkley and is used all over the world.
Steve Case of Cedarbrook Memory Care talks about the importance of seniors citizens to maintain personal connections for their health, minds and spirits.
The deadline to enroll in Covered California is Monday, March 31, at 11:59 p.m. Those who've started an application and have moved beyond the "consent for verification" page have until April 15 to finish their applications. Those who don't meet tonight's deadline are subject to a penalty.
The head of Covered California addresses confusion about deadlines and grace periods for enrollment - and reports people encounter when applying for insurance under the Affordable Care Act.
Civil rights leader Dolores Huerta visited Fresno State to inform students of the upcoming open enrollment deadline for Covered California.
A Fresno based non-profit is receiving global recognition for the work they do overseas. Five years ago, a group of doctors and developers from Fresno opened up a hospital in Afghanistan to provide medical care to those with no access to health services. Now, one of the nurses from Afghanistan has been honored by the Dalai Lama for his humanitarian efforts.
Dr. Chris Dobbins of Fresno Pet ER talks about diabetes in dogs and cats, how to prevent the disease and how to manage it.
The state has slashed millions of dollars to Fresno County's budget to provide care for those who are medically indigent. While many who were previously uninsured now quality for Medi-Cal, a segment of the population doesn't qualify.
Supplies at the Central California Blood Center at a critical low. Donors are needed immediately, especially those with Blood Type O-negative.
Some of those who missed Monday's Covered California deadline have until Tuesday night to enroll. This is not a deadline extension and applies only to those who had already started an application by Monday.
Fresno County may end its contract with Community Regional Medical Center to provide care for the medically indigent because of changes in state funding as a result of the Affordable Care Act.
The deadline to enroll for healthcare coverage that begins January 1st is on December 23rd. Lizelda Lopez of Covered California lists the resources available to help you sing up for insurance.
How to eat our favorite foods in moderation this holiday season.
The brand new site in Fresno is just one of three locations across the state. Around 150 representatives will be answering questions about healthcare insurance.
Since children receive on average more than two dozen shots by the age of six, it's understandable that some would develop a fear of needles.
The illness is caused by a fungus in the soil that people breathe into their lungs and causes respiratory problems.
Dr. Giatri Dave talks to us about epilepsy.
Calcium is an element that's important for maintaining a healthy body. Calcium deficiency can cause stunted development of bones and teeth.
Most children today are vaccinated against mumps when they're twelve to 15 months old with a vaccine known as 'M-M-R,' which also protects against measles and rubella, German measles. A booster shot is generally given at age eleven or twelve.
Shingles is a contagious disease of the skin and nerves caused by a virus called 'herpes zoster', the same virus that causes chicken pox. Herpes zoster is related both to the herpes that causes common cold sores and sexually-transmitted herpes.
Many children, especially preschool children, are said to be 'hyperactive.' However, that term may be misused to describe a child who's merely active and busy, which is a normal part of being a child and not necessarily a disorder.
'Whiplash' is injury to your ligaments, muscles, and nerves of the neck and upper portions of your spine that usually results from a sudden backward movement of your head.
'Carbohydrates' is the name for the starches and sugars in your diet. Glucose is the basic building block of starch and is the sugar in the blood that each cell in the body uses.
Pain may be the result of injury, disease, surgery, or other medical procedures. It may also be brought on by stress or other emotional factors.
Botulism is a toxic illness caused by a bacteria commonly found in the soil. It can be contracted by eating foods contaminated with the toxin itself or its spores, or less often, through bacteria which enter an open wound.
Each year one million teens leave home without permission. Runaways come from every social class, race, and religion.
Most kidney infections are a result of bacteria which spreads from the lower urinary tract. This bacteria may be introduced through catheters, tubes, or other surgical devices.
Fiber is the indigestible residue in plants that you eat and is composed of the carbohydrates cellulose, pectin, hemicellulose, and the noncarbohydrate lignin .
Shock is a dangerous condition caused by the lack of adequate blood flow. Going into a state of shock will decrease blood pressure, interfere with urine production, and may damage cells or tissue.
Some teens begin to hate going to school and find every way they can not to go. It is important for parents to understand that if a teen does not want to go to school, it may become increasingly difficult to keep them there.
Because a low-fat, high-fiber diet has so many benefits for people with diabetes, you'll want to carefully examine food labels when you go shopping. Look at the nutrition label on each can or package.
Children's sleep patterns vary between birth and age twelve. The amount of sleep a child needs depends on the individual child, with some children requiring more or less sleep than others, and that amount changes as the child gets older.
Having diabetes does not mean that dining out has to be a problem. When you become familiar with your diet plan and can estimate portion sizes, eating out can be easy.
Heartburn is a burning sensation felt deep inside the chest, behind the breastbone. Heartburn is caused by a backflow of stomach acids into the esophagus, which is the tube that carries food from the mouth to the stomach.
'Arthritis' comes from the Greek words meaning 'inflammation of the joint.' There are more than 100 kinds, with rheumatoid osteoarthritis the most common.
'Reflex sympathetic dystrophy' is a controversial condition whose symptoms include prolonged pain following an injury, trauma, surgery, infection, or heart disease that's usually more severe than the injury itself.
Extreme temperatures pose a serious hazard. In warmer climates, heat stress is a common problem.