Official Blames Lead Levels In Oakland's Fruitvale On Paint
Lead Tests On 500 Oakland Children Show Higher Contamination Rate Than Kids In Flint, MIWhen 500 children were tested in Oakland's Fruitvale District, 7.5% of them tested with higher blood lead levels than kids in Flint, MI.
Cost Of Digitizing California Prison Medical Records Doubles In 3 YearsThe cost of computerizing the system has ballooned from the original $182 million projection to $386.5 million in three years.
CDC Warns Pregnant Women To Avoid Zika-Stricken Part Of MiamiGovernment health officials are warning that pregnant women should avoid travel to a Zika-stricken part of Miami and urging expectant mothers who frequent the neighborhood to get tested for the virus.
Kids To Feel Flu Shot Sting After CDC Says Nasal Spray Vaccine Shouldn't Be UsedMany kids around the U.S. will have to feel the sting of the flu shot this fall after a CDC advisory committee voted that the nasal spray vaccine mist should not be used in the upcoming season.
CDC Declares Small Pet Turtles A Health HazardA multi-state Salmonella outbreak dating back to January 2015 including 26 cases in California have been linked to the handling of small turtles, mostly by children.
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.