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 Clin
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 an
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
Two people were transported to a local hospital with minor injuries after being shot in Modesto on Thursday afternoon. The shooting occurred on Oak Street, near Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, a few blocks away from Modesto High School.
A group of guerrilla art activists transformed a billboard in Emeryville, California, in the early hours of June 21, to say, “We make kids disappear,” attributing the quote to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
A six-week-old puppy named Nyla was taking a nap under a table in a San Jose warehouse when a man drove up and stole her. She was at the warehouse so she could stay with her owner while he was at work.