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.
Alternative Vaccine SchedulesPregnant with my first child and filled with fear and hormones, I looked ahead to Baby C’s first vaccines. I’d already decided vaccinations were a given—I was not considering exempting her altogether. However, I wanted to learn the logic of those who decided to spread out the recommended vaccine schedule for the under 2-year old set.
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Potential Ebola Patient Being Treated In SacramentoA patient suspected of potentially having been exposed to Ebola is being treated at UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento.
Listeria Linked to Caramel Apple Deaths In California, Other StatesIllness and death followed a strain of bad caramel apples in several states...
Napster Co-Founder Sean Parker Donates $24 Million To Stanford For Curing All Allergies In 10 YearsTech billionaire Sean Parker is pledging $24 million toward a Stanford University campaign to develop a cure for all allergies with one single treatment.