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VA hospital leaders met with veterans Tuesday to answer questions and connect veterans with resources. It was part of the quarterly town hall meetings put on by the VA Central California Health Care System.
One doctor is using a saline IV drip to cure hangovers.
Find out the cost of an average holiday meal on your waistband.
Small changes to a menu can make for a healthier meal.
Fitness monitors can assist people in meeting health goals.
The CDC is reporting that fewer American's are smoking.
Bending over your phone could cause serious back problems.
UCLA researchers have perfected treatment for the immune disorder.
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Doctors at a Florida hospital are using smartphone technology to bring parents into the operating room.
"Spirit of Health" medical clinic to bring help to those recovering from drug addiction.
More than 100 kids a year are diagnosed with cancer in the valley. Treatment can be successful, but there will be lifelong effects.
On Friday, Clovis West High School and Clovis High School put aside their rivalry to present 4-year old Jamie Parmer with a wish of a lifetime.
An asthma prevention program in Fresno aims to change the approach to managing the chronic disease. Asthma prevention workers visit low-income families to find what is aggravating children's asthma inside the home. The program focuses on prevention in order to keep kids out of emergency rooms where they'll need costly treatments.
Members of the Susan G. Komen Central Valley organization and volunteers began setting up for their 16th annual Race for the Cure. The fundraiser, which kicks off on Saturday, is the organization's largest event of the year.
Valley health organizations join forces to bring a state-of-the-art medical center to Fowler. Pediatric specialists from Children's Hospital will staff the new medical center to bring care closer to home for families in underserved areas.
An ER physician at Community Regional Medical Center in Fresno said staff is gearing up and taking extra precautions in case they are faced with a patient with symptoms of Ebola.
Every year, it's common to see a drop-off in attendance--and not getting vaccinated is often to blame. Health experts say everyone six months and older should get the vaccine. Young children can be especially at high risk for complications from the flu.
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.
Calcium is an element that's important for maintaining a healthy body. Calcium deficiency can cause stunted development of bones and teeth.
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.
'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.
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.
Herpes is a sexually transmitted disease caused by the herpes-one and herpes-two viruses. Symptoms include a recurring rash with blisters forming on the vagina, cervix, penis, mouth, and anus.
Each year about four hundred thousand teens try to kill themselves. Many people who talk of killing themselves or actually attempt suicide are trying to get someone to notice how unhappy they are.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Proteins are complicated molecules formed from building blocks called amino acids. There are approximately 22 different kinds of amino acids that can combine to form billions of types of proteins.
Most children with AIDS contracted the disease from an HIV-positive mother. Generally, the baby is infected during pregnancy or birth, although breast-feeding can also transmit H-I-V, the virus that causes AIDS.
Type 2 diabetes is a disorder in which your body can't make use of the insulin it manufactures. Unlike type 1 diabetes, it's not usually the quantity of insulin being produced, but the quality, that causes problems.
Because they put stress on your body, illnesses can increase the amount of glucose, or sugar, in your blood. Therefore, if you're diabetic, it's especially important to control your blood sugar level when you get sick.
AIDS, or Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome, is the end stage of infection from the virus known as HIV. You can be HIV-positive for many years before developing AIDS, and show few or no symptoms, yet be able to infect others.
It's known that high levels of blood cholesterol increase the risk of developing blocked arteries, which can lead to heart attack and stroke. Because of this, physicians routinely perform cholesterol tests, usually by drawing a sample of blood.
For most individuals, the loss of pay either permanently or for an extended period of time would be financially devastating.