Doctors at Memorial Medical Center have introduced transcatheter aortic valve replacement as an alternative to open-heart surgery to treat life-threatening aortic valve stenosis. As shown in this animation, a catheter is inserted in the patient and threaded to the heart to replace the aortic valve.
Less invasive heart valve replacement
Keeping bed bugs from spreading in your home
Medicare patients who were under ‘observation’ are stung by big hospital bills
What is Elizabethkingia and how do you get it?
What you should know about sun protection and using sun screen
Strong earthquake hits Alaska's Kodiak Island, prompting tsunami warning
Where Is The Monthly Food Giveaway In Modesto?
Bigger crowds come out for second Women’s March Modesto
Mike Dunbar discusses the 2018 Women's March in Modesto
Modesto police team up with others to clean up trash under bridge at Dry Creek
Central Catholic alone atop VOL with win at Weston Ranch
Bed bugs are parasitic insects that bite the skin of sleeping humans and animals to feed on their blood. They hide in the cracks and crevices of beds, box springs, headboards, bed frames and objects around a bed. Dr. Bobbi Pruitt of the Mayo Clinic describes some methods for tackling these unwanted hitchhikers.
An outbreak of infections caused by a bacterium called Elizabethkingia anophelis has killed 20 people in three states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It was first reported in Wisconsin, and has now spread to Illinois and Michigan. The bacteria is found in the soil but it is unusual to see it cause infections in humans, says Mayo Clinic infectious diseases specialist Dr. Pritish Tosh.
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 8.2 struck off Alaska’s Kodiak Island early Tuesday, initially prompting a tsunami warning. The warning has since been cancelled, but an advisory remains for part of the state.
Central Catholic was slow to start, but the Raiders’ Justin Traina and Malcolm Clayton rallied the road warriors in a 59-55 victory at Weston Ranch. Central Catholic improved to 15-2 on the road this season.
Modesto police joined with teams from the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department, Stanislaus Probation, Modesto Fire Department, and the HEART Team to clean up 10 tons of debris from under the Dry Creek bridge at Yosemite/Morton.