Department of Public Health
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.
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.