Dozens of weight loss and immune system supplements on the market are illegally labeled and lack the recommended scientific evidence to back up their purported health claims, government investigators warn in a new review of the $20 billion supplement industry.
Republican congressional candidate Doug LaMalfa is backing off a claim that he made that women who have abortions are more likely to get cancer.
The health care giant late last year pledged to remove “chemicals of concern” from its baby products sold around the world. That change came after a large coalition of health and environmental groups began pressing J&J more than three years ago to make its personal care products safer.
A 41-year-old San Jose fire Captain died of a rare form of cancer on Friday after nearly 11 years with the department.
A San Francisco woman isn’t letting cancer treatment slow her down. In fact, this week’s Jefferson Award winner is still doing everything she can to help others in the same position.
Republican politicians continue to work against HPV vaccination despite its ability to prevent thousands of cases of cervical cancer and resulting deaths.
Gov. Jerry Brown has booted a doctor from a state advisory panel after she appeared in industry-funded television ads slamming a proposed tobacco tax to fund cancer research.
Local celebrities and those in the music community are in mourning over the loss of fellow musician/rapper, Adam “MCA” Yauch of the Beastie Boys…
A college professor and mother of two with a serious illness said a Bay Area hospital denied potentially life-prolonging treatment, despite approval from her insurance company.
Longtime Doobie Brothers drummer Michael Hossack, whose work is heard on the hits “Listen To The Music” and “China Grove,” died of cancer at age 65, his manager said Tuesday.