Bay Area In Potential Zika 'Hot Zone' On New CDC MapA new map released by the Centers for Disease Control places the Bay Area in the potential hot zone for the spread of the Zika virus.
Federal Health Officials Head To Palo Alto For Teen Suicide InvestigationA team of mental health experts from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will be in Palo Alto this week to investigate a series of suicides by teenagers.
Study: Single Parents, Especially Women, Are Not Getting Enough SleepA good night's rest is essential when it comes to health and well being, but single parents, especially, women are just not getting enough ZZZZ's, according to a U.S. government report.
Feds Investigating Link Between Costco Chicken Salad And E.coli CasesCostco officials have removed packages of its rotisserie chicken salad from its store shelves while federal health officials investigate whether it is linked to 19 cases of E.coli in seven western states, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Tuesday.
Palo Alto Calls In CDC To Study Teen Suicide ClustersTeen suicides have become such a serious problem in Palo Alto that the Centers For Disease Control is joining efforts to find solutions.
1st U.S. Measles Death In 12 Years Reported In Washington StateFor the first time in 12 years, a person in the U.S. has died from the measles, health officials said.
CDC: Blame It On The Pee If Your Eyes Are Red After SwimmingHealth experts and the swimming pool industry have a message for pool swimmers with irritated eyes who blame it on the chlorine: blame it instead on the urine.
Live Anthrax Spores Possibly Sent To Stanford Lab; CDC Now AnalyzingA vial shipment sent to a Stanford lab last July may have contained small quantities of live anthrax spores, but officials say there is no threat to public safety.
Salmonella Outbreak In California & 8 Other States Linked To Eating Raw TunaA salmonella outbreak likely linked to raw tuna has sickened 53 people in nine states, health officials said Thursday.
CDC Study Finds E-Cigarette Use Among Middle, High School Students Tripled In 2014A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration has found a stunning rise in the use of e-cigarettes among middle and high school students.
CDC: Nearly 1 In 3 Women Space Their Pregnancies Too Close TogetherFor U.S. moms, the typical time between pregnancies is about 2½ years but nearly a third of women space their children too close, a government study shows.
SF Jail Program Is The Model For Law To Provide Free Condoms To California PrisonersA new law in California will require state prisons to make condoms available to all prisoners, even though sex between inmates is still a crime.