New Treatment May Cure Peanut Allergies, Scientists SayAustralian scientists say that the new treatment has kept their patients from experiencing an allergic reaction from eating peanuts for the last four years.
Repeal Of San Francisco Flavored Tobacco Ban Qualifies For BallotA measure that would repeal a ban on flavored tobacco products passed by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors earlier this year has qualified for the ballot.
Too Much Sleep Linked To Having More Nightmares, Study FindsExcessive sleep is linked to more nightmares, according to a new study. The study found that more than nine hours of sleep can result in an uptick in nightmares.
Oregon Researchers Edit Human Embryo DNAFor the first time in the United States, scientists have edited the genes of human embryos, a controversial step toward someday helping babies avoid inherited diseases.
Analysis: GOP Health Care Bill Could Cost California $114 BillionCalifornia officials say the state's budget could take a $30 billion annual hit if health care legislation proposed by U.S. Senate Republicans is passed.
Hepatitis Fears Prompt Tuna Recall; Bay Area Restaurants AffectedSome imported frozen tuna cubes and steaks are being recalled after testing showed they could be contaminated with the hepatitis A virus.
Pilot Program Offers Indoor Air Monitors To East Bay Asthma PatientsAlameda County is lending small indoor air monitors to families who have had an emergency room visit in the past six months due to asthma.
Growing Lung Cancer Toll On Non-Smoking Women A MysteryDoctors are seeking to unravel the mystery as to why lung cancer is claiming victims who have never smoked in their lives, including a Silicon Valley entrepreneur who is not letting the disease slow her down.
Mother's Fortuitous Broken Arm Reveals Early Lung Cancer At Most Curable StageOn this Mother's Day, KPIX 5 anchor Elizabeth Cook has another reason she'll be hugging her mother even tighter.
High-Tech, High-Priced Health Assessment Offers Chance Of Greater LongevityA new health assessment is leading the way to give you precise information on how to lead the healthiest, longest life possible.
Artificial Womb Tested On Lambs May Help Premature InfantsResearchers are creating an artificial womb to improve care for extremely premature babies — and remarkable animal testing suggests the first-of-its-kind watery incubation so closely mimics mom that it just might work.
San Francisco Faces Uphill Battle In Dealing With Opioid CrisisThink of the opioid epidemic, and the U.S. Appalachia region may come to mind. At the same time, anyone in San Francisco walking from the Civic Center BART station to a theater or museum risks stepping on a needle.