Seniors Fight To Get Much-Needed Medical Marijuana Delivered In Walnut CreekTuesday night the Walnut Creek city council unanimously approved a plan to allow two dispensaries to operate but there will be no storefronts, only deliveries.
Owner Of SF Herbal Medicine Store Allegedly Sold Prescription Drugs Without Licensehe owner of an herbal medicine store in San Francisco's Chinatown has been charged with selling and holding prescription drugs for sale without a license, prosecutors announced Monday.
Millennials May Be Less Happy And Healthy Than Their Parents By Middle AgeThe report links a lack of affordable housing and uncertain employment trends among the causes of long-term health problems.
Woman Responding To Craigslist Ad Makes Life-Saving Kidney DonationA California woman is recovering after donating the gift of life to an ailing man who posted a Craigslist ad seeking a life-saving kidney.
'Incredibles 2': Theaters Post Warnings Due To Seizure ConcernsMoviegoers seeing Disney's "Incredibles 2" might notice some health-related warning signs posted regarding the film, which had the biggest box office opening for an animated movie ever.
WHO Classifies 'Gaming Disorder' As Mental Health ConditionThe WHO announced 'gaming disorder' as a new mental health condition to be included in the latest edition of its International Classification of Diseases on Monday.
California Moves to Clear Coffee of Cancer-Risk StigmaCalifornia officials bucked a recent court ruling Friday and offered reassurance to concerned coffee drinkers that their fix won't give them cancer.
State Appeals Court Reinstates California Right-to-Die LawA state appeals court has reinstated -- at least for now -- California's law allowing terminally ill people to end their lives.
Los Gatos ER Doctor Suspended After Caught On Video Mocking PatientA South Bay hospital has suspended an emergency room physician after she was recorded mocking and laughing at a patient.
'Holy Grail' Blood Test May Detect Cancer Before Tumors FormA new type of blood screening is being called the "holy grail of cancer research" by scientists who say the test can detect the disease before tumors even form in the body.
Teen Contracts Deadly Illness After Working Out Too MuchA teen in Texas is lucky to be alive after what he thought was soreness from the gym turned out to be a deadly illness instead.
Researchers 3D-Print Human Cornea, May Save Millions From BlindnessResearchers at Newcastle University in the United Kingdom have successfully created the first ever 3D-printed cornea
UCSF Doctors Transplant Stem Cells Into Ailing FetusTo look at little Elianna as she quietly sleeps in her mother's arms, you would never know the high-tech life-and-death battle she went through the months before her birth.
Mystery Disease Claims 12 Family Members; Survivors Push Awareness Of Rare DisorderA Northern California family plagued with a mystery disease that claimed the lives of a dozen relatives finally has answers after specialists at the renowned Mayo Clinic recognized it as a rare hereditary disorder. Now the family is hoping to turn its legacy of heartache into hope for others with the disease.
Salmonella Outbreak Sickens Dozens After Massive Egg RecallAfter more than 200 million eggs were recalled by an egg farm in North Carolina, 35 people have now been diagnosed with salmonella linked to the contaminated food.
New Cancer Treatment Uses Patients' Altered Cells To Fight DiseaseA revolutionary, one-time treatment is giving new hope to cancer patients by treating them with their own immune cells that have been altered in a lab to become cancer killers.
Domestic Violence Victims' Brain Damage Similar To NFL PlayersThere were no collisions with burly linemen in Susan Contreras' past. Her headaches, memory loss and bouts of confused thinking were a mystery until doctors suggested a probable cause: domestic violence.
Silicon Valley Workers Hacking Into Brain’s Inner WorkingsPaul Benigeri is on the forefront of a new wave of start-ups in the Silicon Valley. It's called bio-hacking.
LED Streetlights Could Led To Sleepless NightsWhile LED streetlights may be saving energy, doctors say their blue glow may be leading to sleepless nights.