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UC Davis Researchers Develop Molecule That Could Make Some Brain Cancer Cells Self-Destruct

Researchers at the University of California, Davis said they have developed a molecule that could be effective in fighting a...

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Sunnyvale Cancer Drug Maker Pharmacyclics To Be Acquired By AbbVie For $21 Billion

Biopharmaceutical giant AbbVie will purchase Sunnyvale-based cancer drug maker Pharmacyclics for $21 billion, the two companies announced Wednesday.

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‘Superbug’ Infects Patients From 2nd Los Angeles Hospital

A second hospital in Los Angeles says several patients have been infected with a “superbug” tied to a medical scope similar to a recent outbreak at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.

California Pacific Medical Center - Pacific Campus in San Francisco. (CBS)

12 Patients Preparing For Rare 6-Way Kidney Transplant Operations At San Francisco Hospital

This will be the largest single center kidney paired donation chain conducted on the West Coast.

Patients are subject to temperatures reaching 200 below zero at Glace Cryotherapy in Carmel. (CBS)

Cryotherapy At 200 Degrees Below Zero Becomes Latest Northern California Health Craze

At first glance, it’s a machine looks straight out of a sci-fi movie. But this Cryosauna, as it’s called, has been called a health miracle for some and it’s addictive.

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$7,000 Prosthetic Leg Found Leaning Against Tree In San Francisco

Police in San Francisco are searching for the owner of a prosthetic leg worth several thousand dollars that was found on the street after they failed to step forward and claim it.

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Silicon Valley Startup Could Redefine Dental Care With New Toothpaste

A Silicon Valley startup wants you to think differently about the way you care for your mouth.

October 2014  Photo of Jahi McMath taken by her family (Photo Credit: The Dolan Law Firm)

Jahi McMath’s Family Sues Oakland Hospital Over Surgery That Left Her Brain-Dead

The family of an Oakland teenager who was declared brain-dead plans to file a lawsuit Tuesday against UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland with new details about the allegedly botched surgery.

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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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