San Diego, California - The County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved updating the definition of electronic smoking devices in its existing policy that provides guidelines for county programs that address tobacco use, prevention and cessation.

San Diego, California - How Many Stars Does Your Medicare Plan Have?

San Diego, California (NAPSI) - Many women and their doctors are taking issue with a recent study that suggests mammography is no better than annual clinical breast exams in reducing deaths from breast cancer.

Sacramento, California - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has received reports of 32 confirmed measles cases in California residents so far this year. Cases have occurred throughout California. This time last year, only three measles cases had been reported.

San Diego, California (NAPSI) - Here’s an idea to think about: To stay mentally sharp, sustained effort is key. It takes work to keep a complicated organ such as your brain in optimum condition.

Sacramento, California - Dr. Ron Chapman, director of the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and state health officer, announced last week the number of confirmed influenza-related deaths in persons under 65 years of age reported in the state has increased by 16, to a total of 318 confirmed deaths for the 2013-14 season. Six of the 318 are pediatric deaths.

Tijuana, Mexico - Established in 1995, the California College of Ayurveda is the longest running, State-approved college offering professional training program for the study of Ayurvedic Medicine in the West.