'Magic Mushroom' Trip May Provide Cancer Patients Medical, Psychological BoostTwo new studies suggest psychedelic mushrooms may be key to helping ease anxiety and depression for cancer patients.
Trader Joe’s Warns Of Possible Listeria Tainted HummusTrader Joe’s has removed two brands of hummus from its shelves and issued a warning to customers after the manufacturer issued a recall because of possible contamination with the Listeria monocytogenes bacterium.
Major League Baseball Bans Smokeless Tobacco Use By Rookies That visible circle in the back pockets of big leaguers — typically a sure sign of smokeless tobacco — might be far less common next season.
Feds Advise Gun Dealers To Halt Sales To Possible Marijuana UsersThe trend toward legalized marijuana in the U.S. now has more than half the states allowing either recreational or medicinal use of pot. But potential gun owners who use marijuana can’t legally buy a gun.
Why Doctors Haven't Been Prescribing the Cheaper EpiPen AlternativeIt has been available for years, it’s a fraction of the cost and doctors say it is as safe and effective as the brand name EpiPen device. So why aren’t they prescribing?
Why Doctors Haven't Been Prescribing the Cheaper EpiPen AlternativeIt has been available for years, it’s a fraction of the cost and doctors say it is as safe and effective as the brand name EpiPen device.
ICU - Intensive Cat Unit - Helping Patients Heal At UCSFAmid the pumps and IV machines, ventilators, and monitors at in the intensive care unit at UCSF Medical Center, a "purrfectly" trained professional is making the rounds: a 7-year-old tuxedo cat.
Plasma Seen As Possible Fountain Of Youth Treatment For Older PatientsBay Area scientists are working on a treatment for brain disease that involves injecting plasma from young subjects into older patients,
Dangerous, Addictive Opioid 'Pinky' To Be Banned This WeekThis week the federal government places an emergency ban on a powerful, highly-addictive painkiller that has killed dozens and sent countless more to emergency rooms in California and across the United States.
Another 'Green' Car Seat Tests Positive For 'Cancer-Causing' Chemical Flame RetardantAn analysis of a child car seat marketed to the public as not containing a cancer-causing flame retardant has found that the car seat indeed tests positive for the carcinogen.
Study: Only Fraction Of Teens Who Vape Inhale Nicotine; Most Smoke Just FlavoringHealth officials warn that electronic cigarettes and other vaping devices are poisoning kids with nicotine. But new research suggests that most teens aren't vaping nicotine at all but using sweet and fruity flavors like strawberry, chocolate cake and bubble gum.
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.