Department of Public Health
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.
Food and herbs allegedly contaminated by a rodent infestation were seized from the Fremont warehouse of a natural food company on Tuesday, federal authorities announced Wednesday.
Poor sanitation and evidence of lice and fleas at the Occupy San Francisco encampment endanger the health of everyone in the overcrowded, makeshift tent city at Justin Herman Plaza, public health officials said Wednesday.
Nursing homes are supposed to be safe havens for the elderly and the disabled. But a growing number are giving some residents the boot.
The Dream Hookah Lounge on Polk Street shut its doors on Friday night, all part of a crackdown in San Francisco.
Two drug treatment programs that merged last year to avoid budget cuts will lose a significant piece of their city funding under the budget proposal San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee submitted Wednesday.
Maternal mortality is on the rise in California, that according to a study by the California Department of Public Health.