The National Park Service has said a ninth visitor to Yosemite National Park has been infected with the rodent-borne illness hantavirus.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is rolling out a pilot program to offer HIV tests at neighborhood pharmacies, including one in East Oakland.
KCBS, CBS 5 and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier looks at exactly where money is being spent from California’s tobacco tax.
A Marin County resident has died from – and another infected with – a brain disease related to what is sometimes incorrectly referred to as ‘mad cow disease.’
The 2011-2012 flu season is off to a slow start, but federal health experts said Friday that more activity is expected in the coming weeks.
A government panel is recommending that young boys also get the controversial HPV shot. That’s the vaccine now given to girls to prevent cervical cancer.
San Jose has topped a list of U.S. cities where residents enjoy the longest life spans.
One food safety expert says washing produce isn’t necessarily the solution to getting rid of E. coli if it’s grown in contaminated water.
AIDS prevention advocates are hailing a pill newly shown to protect against HIV as a great tool for disease prevention.
A pill already used to treat HIV infection turns out to be a powerful weapon in protecting healthy gay men from catching the virus, a global study found.