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Listeria Linked to Caramel Apple Deaths In California, Other States

Illness and death followed a strain of bad caramel apples in several states...

Health Reform

California & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

Local Health News
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New $113M Peninsula Groundwater Project To Help Millions Of Bay Area Residents During Drought, Major Earthquake

The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission reached an agreement Tuesday night with two San Mateo County cities and a San Jose-based water company that is expected to benefit 2.6 million Bay Area residents, SFPUC officials announced Wednesday.

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YouTube CEO Calls For Paid Maternity Leave Across America

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Bake And Bend: San Francisco Yoga Class Adds Pot To Practice

Ganja Yoga in San Francisco offers students the chance to blend marijuana with their stretching and relaxation practice.

Sean Parker attends the 3rd Annual TechFellow Awards at SF MOMA on February 22, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Steve Jennings/Getty Images For Techfellows)

Napster Co-Founder Sean Parker Donates $24 Million To Stanford For Curing All Allergies In 10 Years

Tech billionaire Sean Parker is pledging $24 million toward a Stanford University campaign to develop a cure for all allergies with one single treatment.

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Hospital Snafu Leaves Bay Area Patient With $20K Bill

Health insurance is supposed to help pay your medical bills, but that’s not how it worked for a young dad with a top-tier insurance plan.

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2 Baby Girls Born At 10:11 On 12-13-14 In Montana And Ohio

Newborn girls in Billings, Mont. and Cleveland Ohio were welcomed into the world at 10:11 a.m. on 12/13/14.

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2013 Death Of Patient Found In SF General Hospital Stairwell Leads To $3 Million Settlement

The family of a patient who went missing for more than two weeks before being found dead in a stairwell at San Francisco General Hospital has settled a lawsuit for $3 million.

WebMD Health News
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Strong Demand Leads To Liquid Tamiflu Shortage

The liquid form of the flu drug Tamiflu is in short supply.

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DASH Diet Ranked Best Overall — Once Again

The new annual ‘‘best diets” list is out from U.S. News & World Report.

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What ‘Brain-Dead’ Means

What does it mean when doctors say a person is brain-dead?

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Expert Q&A: Childhood Vaccine Safety

For parents, childhood vaccines are a source of reassurance, but also anxiety about side effects and reactions.

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