Department of Public Health
State Audit Into Illegal Female Prison Inmate Sterilizations Calls For Investigations Of Doctors, Hospitals
California’s medical board and Department of Public Health have been asked to investigate 17 doctors and eight hospitals involved in the illegal sterilizations of female prison inmates, based on a critical state audit released Thursday.
Health experts addressed San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors this week to say a soda tax would compel changes in behavior in low-income neighborhoods and minority communities.
A report by the state Department of Public Health has found that Children’s Hospital Oakland complied with medical regulatory standards in the handling of a teenage girl declared brain-dead after undergoing tonsil surgery.
Is your mascara hurting you? California just launched a new online database to help consumers determine if the cosmetics they’re using contain harmful chemicals.
The discovery of a suspicious package shut down a San Francisco Public Health Department building in the city’s South of Market neighborhood Monday morning.
Despite the drop over the last two years, the city still lags far behind the statewide average.
Federal regulators say California’s Department of Public Health failed to spend $455 million meant to improve drinking water infrastructure—at a time when thousands rely on groundwater laced with nitrates and other contaminants.
The California Department of Public Health said Wednesday it is taking enforcement action against the Sonoma Developmental Center where there were allegations of physical abuse of 12 patients last year.
KCBS, CBS 5 and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier looks at a new policy being pushed by city officials to rehabilitate chronic drunks.
California health officials are warning consumers not to eat black licorice twist candies made by Red Vines because they contain too much lead.