People failing to wash their hands after going to the toilet, rather than eating undercooked meat or other food, is behind the spread of antibiotic-resistant E. coli, according to new research.Read More »
In a letter, a lawmaker is urging the US Food and Drug Administration to issue its compliance policy that would clear the market of unauthorized flavored e-cigarettes.Read More »
You may want to take your blood pressure medicine at bedtime rather than when you get up in the morning, according to a study published Tuesday in the European Heart Journal.Read More »
For the first time, advertisements for one brand of snus can say that using the smokeless tobacco product "instead of cigarettes puts you at a lower risk of mouth cancer, heart disease, lung cancer, stroke, emphysema, and chronic bronchitis."Read More »
Storing personal items in public places will likely be more difficult in Santa Barbara soon. "The public right of way is not a storage space," said Council member Randy Rowse.Read More »
The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department will be hosting a free flu shot event in Goleta Wednesday.Read More »
Skin care brand Sunday Riley settled with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) on Monday after the company was accused of posting fake reviews of their products on Sephora's website for two years.Read More »
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