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.
A new projection released Friday by The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggested that the number of Americans with diabetes had the potential to double or triple by 2050.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (KCBS/AP) _ Hundreds of people have been sickened in a salmonella outbreak linked to eggs in four states and possibly more, including several in the Bay Area.