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.
Keeping bed bugs from spreading in your home
Medicare patients who were under ‘observation’ are stung by big hospital bills
Less invasive heart valve replacement
What is Elizabethkingia and how do you get it?
What you should know about sun protection and using sun screen
Take a captivating aerial tour of California's massive water system
Dramatic video from flooded apartments in Turlock
Motherlode Martin Luther King Jr Celebration
Newman teen meets "Stranger Things" star, pose for yearbook together
Democrats challenge front-runner Gavin Newsom on school progress
Central Catholic relies on senior Hamilton
Fresno ER patient didn't have to go far to ingest this disgusting bug
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.
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.
The Department of Water Resources has released a fly-over video of the State Water Project, the water storage and delivery system of reservoirs, aqueducts, power plants and pumping plants serving 25 million Californians and 750,000 acres of irrigated farmland. The video begins in Northern California.
At 12:55 a.m., the Turlock Fire Department responded to reports of major flooding at the apartment complex near California State University, Stanislaus in Turlock, California. Here is what they saw and captured on video.
Here is raw video shot by reader Alma Ruiz at the scene of a fatal shooting in Empire. According to the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department, one man died and two were injured after shots rang out at a party on McNary Court at about 11:30 p.m. on Friday, June 12, 2018.. (Alma Ruiz)
A Jan. 8 edition of the podcast “This Won’t Hurt A Bit” features a case of a Fresno patient who had a 5 1/2-foot tapeworm in his body after eating raw salmon sashimi. The CDC had issued a warning about this food early in 2017. The podcast "Parasites" is available at www.wonthurtabit.com.
During a gubernatorial debate on Jan. 13, 2018, fellow Democrats Antonio Villaraigosa and John Chiang challenged Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom's claims of eductional progress in San Francisco. Video courtesy of ABC7 and KPCC.