Latest SF Bay Area Healthwatch
Another San Francisco hospital plans to stop offering sugar sweetened beverages, saying that the drinks are unhealthy.
Since humans first gazed at the heavens, birth months have been examined for clues about our lives. Now, scientists have discovered our birth months may actually determine the risk of developing certain diseases.
Animal bites are already more common during summer because everyone spends more time outside, but the drought exacerbates the rabies risk.
Scientists have discovered how nerve cells stabilize visual images…
While covering a story on cell phone radiation, reporter Julie Watts asks a personal aside: “How dangerous is it that I keep two cellphones and a wireless baby monitor in our bedroom where my child sleeps? ” The response prompted her to declare her bedroom wireless-free.
We’d all love to feed our little angels an all-organic diet, but who can afford it when organic produce can cost almost 50% more? This is a great resource to help parents narrow down when you should go out of your way to buy organic, and when you can get away with running by the corner store to grab an avocado on the way home from work.
For the first time, scientists have edited DNA in human embryos, a highly controversial move garnering much criticism in the scientific community.
The U.S. Surgeon General has teamed up with Elmo from Sesame Street to appeal to children directly about getting vaccinated.
For U.S. moms, the typical time between pregnancies is about 2½ years but nearly a third of women space their children too close, a government study shows.