Pedestrian struck and killed at Keyes Road on-ramp

A Modesto man was killed Monday night when he was hit by a vehicle at the Keyes Road on-ramp on Highway 99. The name of the deceased is not being released pending next of kin notification. The California Highway Patrol stated the man was 57 years old. The collision happened around 9:15 p.m. Monday. Matthew… Keep Reading

California health officials warn against using any vaping products

The California Department of Public Health issued a health advisory Tuesday urging people to stay away from all vaping products as health officials expect to see even more cases of lung illnesses from vaping. The advisory urges everyone to refrain from vaping, no matter the substance or source, until current investigations into the cause of the illnesses… Keep Reading

Calif. rep to bring dead giant swamp rat to Congress

A Turlock lawmaker plans to bring a giant swamp rat to Congress to drum up support for eradicating the pest from California's Central Valley. Rep. Josh Harder, a rookie Democratic congressman, wants his colleagues to award $7 million to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife over five years to combat the spread of nutria,… Keep Reading

Measles Returns: Investigating Vaccination Rates

Investigative teams at ABC Owned Television Stations across the country analyzed local measles vaccination rates and found local schools in communities nationwide that are below what's considered the community or "herd" immunity rate. According to the World Health Organization, 93-95% of people in a population need to be vaccinated against measles to make sure the… Keep Reading

Clearing the smoke on vaping: SJ vape shop owner speaks out about health, anti-smoking benefits of e-cigarettes

STOCKTON — Amid a rising tide of bad publicity about e-cigarettes — locally, nationally and internationally — James Wilson, co-owner of a Stockton vaping shop, says his business performs a public service by providing a steppingstone for cigarette smokers as they try to become nicotine-free. “My job here is to help people quit smoking,” Wilson… Keep Reading

Non-native Mosquito’s Arrival Raises Health Concerns

The Aedes aegypti mosquito has migrated to the Central Valley, and it has brought various diseases along with it. This particular species of mosquito has never been introduced to California’s landscape until now, which is why there is a concern for those who live in the affected area. Monica Patterson, a vector biologist at Turlock… Keep Reading

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