Valley fever is an orphan disease, one that does not get a lot of research money. It can change your life forever.
"It's a bad disease, worse than people think and you'll be on drugs for the rest of your life," said Paula Einstein, a valley fever survivor.
Tuesday on "First Look with Scott Cox," Einstein and Sharon Borradori of the Valley Fever Americas Foundation talked about August's Walk for Valley Fever.
The goal of the walk is to raise awareness and support valley fever research, Borradori said.
Proceeds from the walk will go toward research of Nikkomycin Z, a drug that shows promise as a new treatment and cure for the disease.
A drunken motorist who drove the wrong way on Coffee Road before colliding with another vehicle and killing its teenage driver faces 23 years in prison after pleading guilty to gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated.
Lead stories from "First Look with Scott Cox's" Top Stories:
LOS ANGELES -- A prosecutor for the Dental Board of California Monday grilled local dentist Robert Tupac about whether his treatment of a patient who later sued him for malpractice departed from the widely recognized standard of care for dental implants.
Bakersfield recreation officials announced Monday that effective immediately, people will be allowed to use kick scooters at the city's skate parks in Beach and Planz parks. Bikes still are not permitted.
Repercussions from last week's federal ruling calling California's death penalty unconstitutional are already being felt in Kern County.
Tejon Ranch Co. has paid $70 million in cash to acquire full ownership of Tejon Mountain Village LLC, the 26,000-acre resort-style residential community it has been developing near Lebec with Arizona-based DMB Associates Inc.
Golden Empire Transit District's board of directors is scheduled to vote behind closed doors Tuesday on a proposal that could end Bakersfield's week-old bus strike.
The Dental Board of California, one of 20 healing arts boards within the California Department of Consumer Affairs, regulates dentists. The Dental Board polices practitioners, issues licenses and, in instances of alleged malpractice, investigates and ultimately, in some cases, files formal accusations.
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