San Diego, California - Five new cases of pertussis where others in the county may have been exposed to the disease have been reported to the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency.

San Diego, California (NAPSI) - Here’s something to smile about: Whatever your age, wearing braces today doesn’t mean what it used to, and if you’re longing for a straighter smile, you’re not alone. More than 4 million people in the U.S. wear braces and more than 25 percent of them are adults.

San Diego, California (NAPSI) - If you or someone you care about has ever been diagnosed with cancer, there is an online resource that may benefit you.

Washington, DC - Updated CDC recommendations for overseas tuberculosis (TB) screening of immigrants and refugees have identified hundreds of cases that otherwise would have gone undetected until after arrival in the United States, saving taxpayers an additional $15 million in medical costs.

San Diego, California (NAPSI) - Surprising as it may sound, excessive daytime tiredness may be linked to a person’s anatomy.

San Diego, California - A person diagnosed with measles may have exposed others to the disease at four different locations in the County from March 3 through 10, the County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) reported this week.

Escondido, California - County officials said Wednesday that a harvest mouse trapped last week in the north Escondido-Pala area had tested positive for hantavirus - a potentially deadly disease that people can “breathe in” if they disturb contaminated rodent nests and droppings.