Parents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.
A new study suggests that nearly 20 percent of children who have an autistic older brother or sister will develop the disorder too. That’s a rate much higher than previously thought.
After infections hit a record high last year, whooping cough is on the rise again in Contra Costa County.
State health officials reported Thursday that California is on track to break a 55-year record for whooping cough infections in an epidemic that has already claimed the lives of nine infants.