Latest SF Bay Area Healthwatch
7-year-old patient Jacob Murphy of Rio Linda is a nuts-about-the-Niners fan who has turned his room at Packard Children’s Hospital into a 49ers Fan Zone.
Researchers say they can predict a newborn baby’s odds of becoming an obese child using a simple new calculation.
Health officials say flu season is off to its earliest start in nearly 10 years—and it could be a bad one.
In the biggest study of its kind, researchers at Boston University analyzed the brains of deceased athletes and veterans (all of who had history of repeated head trauma), and found more than 80 percent had signs of CTE, or Traumatic Brain Encephalopathy.
With the month of November at an end, many mustachioed Bay Area residents are shaving off their facial hair, all grown in the name of promoting men’s health issues…
A Bay Area athlete’s battle with lung cancer has inspired a unique journey to raise awareness and funds to combat the disease.
- HealthWatch: Study Finds Multivitamins May Lower Cancer Risk In Men 2012/10/17
- Organ Donation Becomes Part of California’s Curriculum 2012/09/28
- Bay Area Private Schools Rank High In Vaccination Opt-Out Rates 2012/09/10
- Study Finds Elevated Brain Disease Risk For NFL Veterans; League Donates $30M For Research 2012/09/05