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San Francisco Board of Supervisors president David Chiu introduced legislation Tuesday that would require pharmaceutical companies...
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The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to change the definition of “smoking” and “tobacco product” to include electronic smoking devices.
Nurses Say California Hospitals Unprepared For Ebola Outbreak; Gov. Brown Hears From Healthcare Workers
Bay Area nurses say their hospitals are unprepared to handle Ebola patients during a rally Tuesday in Oakland. Meanwhile, members of California’s largest nurses’ union met with Gov. Jerry Brown and other health care experts in Sacramento Tuesday a day after federal health officials issued new guidelines for health care workers treating Ebola patients.
Officials on Monday night released the advice, which health workers had pushed hard for after two Dallas nurses became infected while caring for the first person diagnosed with the virus in the United States.
Ebola patients treated in the United States create a staggering amount of medical waste, and some states aren’t sure how to deal with it.
New Ebola Guidelines For Health Care Workers Include Buddy System, Protective Gear With ‘No Skin Showing’
Revised guidance for health care workers treating Ebola patients will include using protective gear “with no skin showing,” a top federal health official said.
The first-of-its-kind study suggests that soda may be aging us, in ways we are not even aware of.
It will take a monumental effort to stop the Ebola outbreak in its tracks, but scientists in the Bay Area are working on a new way to detect the virus before it can spread.
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The liquid form of the flu drug Tamiflu is in short supply.
The new annual ‘‘best diets” list is out from U.S. News & World Report.
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For parents, childhood vaccines are a source of reassurance, but also anxiety about side effects and reactions.