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
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
The body of a man was found hanging from a rope tied to a train trestle above the Tuolumne River in Modesto, California, on Friday, Sept. 21, 2018. The man apparently became asphyxiated after he became entangled while trying to jump into the river.
The California Supreme Court has been asked to look at an appellate court decision involving a Fresno hospital patient’s emergency department bill, and a decision could have implications for hospitals statewide.
Veteran Lottery employees demand resignations of senior department executives on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, after an anonymous whistleblower sent a letter to Gov. Jerry Brown alleging lewd sexual behavior and fraud.
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