Flames and smoke are the visible threat but cancer is a silent killer that is claiming the lives of firefighters.
Firefighters are a tight-knit family, and when they lose one of their own, they come together for support and comfort. That is what happened in Livermore and Pleasanton this month, when a 48-year old firefighter died from what has become an all too common work-related illness.
Experts with the state have found radioactive waste inside a Richmond landfill near a popular trail. Residents who live nearby told KPIX 5 that the state is not doing enough to fix the problem.
There are more than 100 types of brain tumors. So when a North Bay family was told that both of their children had the exact same form of rare cancer it was both surprising and devastating.
Live 105′s “Loveline” & “Dr. Drew on Call” host wrote on the HLN network’s site that he returned to work in 10 days after having…
A former doctor at a South Bay hospital is accused of taking money intended for cancer research to pay his own bills.
The actors, who married in 2000 and have two children together, are reportedly “taking a break”
A panel of experts advising the National Cancer Institute have proposed changing the definition of cancer, eliminating it entirely for some illnesses – particularly those that aren’t typically fatal given developments in medical science.
On Wednesday, a Bay Area environmental group will file a lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency, accusing the feds of not protecting children from pesticide drift.
California officials are recommending allowing a major expansion of the largest hazardous waste dump in the western United States, even though some residents blame the dump for birth defects.