The FDA approves the first new drug to treat ALS in...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Radicava (edaravone) to treat patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), commonly referred to as Lou Gehrig’s disease.   “After...

Slip, trip and fall prevention will keep older adults safe and...

May is Older Americans Month; Help Keep Them Safe   Your parents have been living quite well in their own home for decades now. But...

FDA warns to beware of potentially dangerous therapies and products claiming...

  One thing that is important to know about autism up front: There is no cure for autism. So, products or treatments claiming to “cure”...

First 5 Shasta grants nearly $50k to train early childhood professionals...

Plus Good Neighbor Grant opportunity just released Six projects with an ultimate aim of strengthening Shasta County families will get underway, thanks to grant funding...

Hepatitis C treatments give patients more options

Transformative advances in drug treatments approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration are giving the 3.2 million Americans with chronic hepatitis C a...

May is National Stroke Awareness Month—a program that places emphasis on...

May – National Stroke Awareness Month National Stroke Awareness Month is an annual event held within the United States. The aim of this is to...

Shingletown Medical Center presents 24th Annual National Senior Health & Fitness...

The Shingletown Medical Center (SMC) will join an estimated 1,000 local groups to celebrate the 24th Annual National Senior Health & Fitness Day (NSHFD). ...

Covered California Exective Director releases statement on the House passage of...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Covered California Executive Director Peter V. Lee released the following statement on the passing of the American Health Care Act by...

Music and cultural performances highlight Mental Health Month events

  Throughout the course of their lives, more than half of Americans will experience a diagnosable mental health issue. Mental illness affects every family in...