AIDS, Cancer Patients Suffer Sticker Shock After Cost Of Life-Saving Drug Increases 5000%After acquiring the rights to the life-saving drug Daraprim last August, Turing Pharmaceuticals raised the price from $13.50 to $750 per tablet last month.
Health Watchdog Group Finds Cancer-Causing Chemicals E-CigarettesSmoking e-cigarettes or "vaping" is hazardous to your health according to a Bay Area health watchdog group.
Horror Icon, Wes Craven Dies at 76Known for bringing "Freddy Krueger" & "Ghostface" to life, Wes Craven has passed away...
$10M Of California Tax Donations Lost In Bureaucracy; Left Unspent On Education, Seniors & Cancer ResearchEvery year when they do their taxes, Californians donate millions for charitable causes, but nearly $10 million of that money sat unspent in government accounts at the end of last year and some of the funding never reaches its intended target, according to a review by The Associated Press.
Former President Jimmy Carter To Undergo Radiation Treatment For Cancer On His BrainFormer President Jimmy Carter announced Thursday that his cancer is on four small spots on his brain and he will immediately begin radiation treatment, saying he is "at ease with whatever comes."
Fake El Cerrito Doctor Allegedly Charged Cancer Patient $2,000 For Bag Of DirtInvestigators are seeking people who may have been scammed by a Bay Area man arrested last week for practicing medicine without a license at a fake cancer treatment office.
Cancer Patients Get Free Rides To Treatment AppointmentsA cancer patient often has another concern: how to get to all those medical appointments. But that's where this week's Jefferson Award winner steps in. Sherry Higgs knows firsthand what it's like to battle cancer. And she's devoting her life to make sure patients get a ride.. and a friend.
California Senate Advances Assisted Suicide LawCalifornia lawmakers advanced a right-to-die bill Thursday, giving hope to those who want the nation's most populous state to allow terminally ill patients to end their lives under doctor's care.
Bill To Legalize Doctor-Assisted Suicide In California Up For Senate VoteCalifornia lawmakers are expected to vote on legislation that would make it legal for terminally ill patients to end their lives with doctor-prescribed drugs.
WiFi-Emitting Wall Coming To Block Out Sun On San Francisco BeachShould the unthinkable happen on a San Francisco beach - a sunny, warm day - you may soon have a place to hide from that unfamiliar heat-emitting orb in the sky.
Rita Wilson Wife of Tom Hanks, Recovering After Double MastectomyThe 58-year-old actress & singer underwent a bilateral mastectomy for breast cancer...
Alaska Airlines Defends Decision To Remove Woman With Cancer, Family From Plane As Safety PrecautionAlaska Airlines supports an employee's decision to boot a woman with cancer and her family off a flight from Hawaii to California for not having a note from her doctor clearing her to fly.