Sacramento, California - With the arrival of back-to-school season, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) urges parents and guardians to ensure their children are current on vaccines. Immunizations protect against a number of serious and potentially life-threatening diseases

San Diego, California - A person at Southwestern College was recently diagnosed with active tuberculosis and may have exposed others, the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency reported Wednesday.

San Diego, California - The “torch” burned bright as the children from California Children Services and their families celebrated the completion of their Road to Wellness challenge Tuesday with Olympics-inspired events, complete with an opening ceremony and presentation of medals.

San Diego, California - A newly published study by researchers at the University of California San Diego is among the first to test an intervention that used several technologies – including social media, apps, and text messaging – “to deliver state-of-the-science techniques to promote healthy changes in physical activity and diet,” said Assistant Professor of Family Medicine and Public Health Job Godino. Godino is affiliated with the Center for Wireless and Population Health Sciences (CWPHS), which is based at the UC San Diego Qualcomm Institute.

San Antonio, Texas - Suicide awareness training for Navy Medicine Education and Training Command (NMETC) civilian employees was conducted Wednesday at NMETC headquarters on Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas.

San Diego, California - U.S. News & World Report has ranked Scripps Health’s heart care, diabetes, gynecology and gastroenterology programs the best in the San Diego region, and named Scripps among the nation’s best in seven specialties in the magazine’s annual “Best Hospitals” list.

San Diego, California - Some local residents may be getting a call from the County Health and Human Services Agency’s Immunization Program in the coming months.