Latest SF Bay Area Healthwatch
A Bay Area athlete’s battle with lung cancer has inspired a unique journey to raise awareness and funds to combat the disease.
America’s favorite dietary supplements, multivitamins, modestly lowered the risk for cancer in healthy male doctors who took them for more than a decade, the first large study to test these pills has found.
Students in the state’s public schools are about to get a lesson or two in organ and tissue donation.
Bay Area public health leaders are reacting to news that parents of private school children in California are more likely to opt out of vaccinations than parents of kids in public schools.
A study of former NFL players finds they were unusually prone to dying from degenerative brain disease, the latest indication that repeated blows to the head may cause serious trouble later on.
East Bay residents used a town hall meeting Tuesday to sound off at company executives over a massive fire at the Chevron refinery in Richmond on Monday night. Hundreds of residents sought medical treatment for respiratory problems, but experts concluded Tuesday it was “not a significant health concern.”
Open up your medicine cabinet and take a look. Here’s a quick quiz: ibuprofen, acetaminophen, or aspirin? If you have a headache or a sore muscle, which one is the best for you? They all relieve pain but there are subtle differences.
Who doesn’t like a hot, steaming cup of coffee in the morning? But how you brew your java may impact your heart health.
From chicken soup to an apple a day, home remedies have been around for ages. But do they really work?