Latest SF Bay Area Healthwatch
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?
The pill Qsymia from Mountain View-based Vivus Inc. was cleared for adults who are obese or overweight and have at least one weight-related condition such as high blood pressure, diabetes or high cholesterol.
For millions of couples, snoring is the sound that keeps husbands and wives up at night. A Bay Area company said it has found a solution.