Healthcare

First Fresno County case of West Nile Virus confirmed

The Fresno County Department of Public Health has received confirmation that an adult male Southwest Fresno resident is the first West Nile Virus positive human case in Fresno County in 2014.

Fresno apartments go smoke-free

Two Fresno multi-unit housing complexes have adopted smoke-free policies.

West Nile human case reported in Tulare County

(AP) — A Tulare County resident infected with West Nile is the first human case of the virus to be reported in the central San Joaquin Valley this year.

Craig Wagoner to head CRMC

Craig WagonerCommunity Medical Centers named Craig Wagoner as permanent chief executive officer of Community Regional Medical Center in downtown Fresno.

Bionic therapy device demoed at CRMC

The Ekso is a bionic exoskeleton that helps stroke or spinal injury patients learn how to walk again.Physical therapists at Community Regional Medical Center in downtown Fresno got a demonstration of a state-of-the-art bionic device that may soon be used to retrain stroke or spinal injury patients at the hospital.

Radiology group reaches $1M donation level

A longtime supporter of local community medical centers, Community Medical Imaginging (CMI) Radiology Group is one of only two physician groups in the region to reach the hospital system’s lifetime giving level of $1 million and become part of Fresno’s Leon S. Peters Society.

Dinuba farmers' market to fight obesity

To fight an epidemic of obesity and its life-threatening complications in Dinuba and surrounding communities, the City of Dinuba and the Network Leaders on the Move, Tulare County Partnership has come up with a new weapon: a farmer’s market loaded with fresh fruits and vegetables.

Senior care firm offers free home safety checks

The Fresno and Madera counties franchise of Home Instead Senior Care is offering free home safety checks to senior citizens in order to prevent injuries.

The Bar Method expands with new studio

The Bar Method in Fresno is expanding with the addition of a second studio, more classes, three more teachers and a kids club set to launch June 9.

Veterans group to donate $54,487 to VA hospital

Charity group Disabled American Veterans will donate $54,487 to VA Central California at a press conference scheduled for 11 a.m. Friday at Disabled American Veterans Thrift Store, 3163 E. McKinley Ave. in Fresno.