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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.
Aggressive or late stage tumors pose a tremendous challenge, fortunately breakthroughs are made every day to help win the fight.
Diabetes can damage your blood vessels, particularly the tiny vessels that feed your eyes. When the retina is affected, this is known as diabetic retinopathy .
Thoracic outlet syndrome refers to a group of symptoms caused by the compression or irritation of the nerves and blood vessels in the thoracic area between the neck and abdomen, where the heart and lungs are.
There are a number of causes for hematuria, or blood in the urine.
In 1990, Congress passed the 'Nutrition Labeling and Education Act' to clear up confusion over food labels.
Alzheimer's disease is a progressive, degenerative disease that attacks the brain and results in impaired memory, thinking,and reasoning.
Calcium is an element that's important for maintaining a healthy body. Calcium deficiency can cause stunted development of bones and teeth.
The most common form of dementia, or loss of intellectual function, among older people is Alzheimer's disease, a progressive, neurological disorder for which there is no effective treatment or cure.
Magnesium is one of the most abundant minerals in the soft tissues of humans. It helps convert carbohydrates, protein, and fats to energy and is involved in the manufacture of proteins.
Children who witness violence in the home are more likely to become victims of abuse themselves. Many children will try to protect the parent, and may become a victim of violence themselves.
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.
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.
Increasing scientific evidence indicates that what you eat can make a big difference in your health and well-being.
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.
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 .
The prostate gland is a sex organ located at the base of the male urinary bladder. It produces part of the seminal fluid, the liquid that helps transport sperm outside the body.
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.
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.
Carbohydrates are the starches and sugars in the diet that are used by the body primarily to supply energy.
'Arthritis' comes from the Greek words meaning 'inflammation of the joint.' There are more than 100 kinds, with rheumatoid osteoarthritis the most common.