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.
'Smart' Toothbrushes May Get Kids To Brush And Play At Same TimeGetting little kids to brush their teeth can be a challenge. Even if you do get them to brush, they may not be doing it correctly. But a new generation of so-called “connected toothbrushes” could help on both fronts.
California Lawmakers Seek Repeal Of Laws On Intentional HIV ExposureSome California lawmakers want to repeal laws passed at the height of the AIDS epidemic that they say unfairly punish HIV-positive people based on outdated science.
San Jose Family Sues Soy Nut Butter Manufacturer Over Boy's E. Coli SicknessA Bay Area family has filed the first lawsuit over an outbreak of a dangerous E. coli strain linked to soy nut butter.
Judge Says California Must Release Papers Discussing Risk Of Cellphone UseA Superior Court judge ordered the state of California to release papers discussing the risk of cellphone use.
SF Board Of Supes President Calls For Safe Injection Sites For Drug UsersSan Francisco Board of Supervisors President London Breed Tuesday called for the creation of a task force to explore the possibility of creating safe injection sites for drug users.
New Guidelines Issued For Kids With Peanut AllergiesMost babies should start eating peanut-containing foods well before their first birthday, say guidelines released Thursday that aim to protect high-risk tots and other youngsters from developing the dangerous food allergy.