University of California Scientists Test Antibiotic Against Zika VirusUniversity of California scientists discover Zika virus blocked from entering cells with an antibiotic called Duramycin.
California Kids Have Higher Levels Of Flame Retardant Chemicals In Bodies Than East CoastersChildren in California have twice the levels of flame retardants chemicals in their bodies as kids on the East Coast, and the likely culprit is the state's standards on flame retardants.
LED Streetlights Could Led To Sleepless NightsWhile LED streetlights may be saving energy, doctors say their blue glow may be leading to sleepless nights.
Terminally Ill Patients Consider Options As California Right-To-Die Law Is EnactedTerminally-ill patients in the Bay Area and across California now have a new option to relieve their suffering as the state has become the fifth in the nation to allow patients to seek medical help to end their lives.
School Nurse Shortage Means Ailing Students Go Without Medical AttentionStudents across the Bay Area and California who need medical attention during school hours will often go without, because more that half of the state's schools don't have a nurse available.
Number Of Pregnant Women With Zika In U.S. Spikes On New Counting MethodThe number of pregnant women in the United States infected with Zika virus is suddenly tripling, due to a change in how the government is reporting cases.
Bay Area Parents Hiring Baby Sleep Coaches To Stop The CryingVirtually any new mom and dad would tell you the sound of their baby crying is a nerve-wracking experience. Now, a growing number of new parents are hiring "baby sleep consultants."
Google Glass Used To Help Autistic Children In Stanford StudyThe wearable optical device known as Google Glass is getting another look as an aid for children with autism.
Gov. Brown Raises Legal Age To Buy Tobacco To 21The governor of California on Wednesday approved raising the legal age to buy tobacco for smoking, dipping, chewing and vaping from 18 to 21.
Feds Drop Case Against Oakland Harborside Marijuana DispensaryOakland city officials said Tuesday that the U.S. Attorney’s Office has dropped its case against a medical cannabis dispensary in their city after a legal battle that last lasted nearly four years.
Startup Firm Blink Health Offers Prescription Drug Savings Through Bulk BuyingA startup firm is promising to save consumers up to 95 percent on prescription drugs by using the power of bulk buying.
1st Uterus Transplant Performed In U.S. FailsThe patient experienced a sudden complication, and the hospital is exploring what went wrong.