Five residents of Santa Clara County have been infected with the West Nile virus, including two who developed the severe neuroinvasive form that can lead to death.
A two-cents per ounce sugary beverage tax, commonly called the soda tax, could be put on the November ballot in San Francisco depending on the city’s board of supervisors vote on Tuesday.
Some of the iconic palm trees that line San Francisco’s Embarcadero are dying of a fungal disease that will require both their costly removal and replacement by the city’s Department of Public Works.
Google takes a giant step forward in bringing its smart contact lens technology to the masses by partnering with a Swiss pharmaceutical company that plans to use the lens to improve vision and monitor health conditions.
Former Corte Madera mayor and councilman Vaso Medigovich and his wife Meredythe have died in a murder-suicide in Los Angeles.
California is currently experiencing a whooping cough epidemic, according to the California Department of Public Health.
A 15-year-old boy from Wisconsin is healthy today because of the hard work of UCSF researchers who worked round the clock for 48 hours to save him and produced results that have the potential to save many more.
Napa County Public Health Officer Dr. Karen Smith said 17 cases have been reported so far this year, nine of them in the last two weeks.
Stanford Devotes Clinic To Research Auto-Immune Disease PANS Which Causes Violent Episodes In Children
The disease called PANS, or Pediatric Acute-Onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome, is so new that many doctors don’t recognize it.
Veterinarian, Dr. Jennifer Scarlett, has advice on how to prevent your adult dog or puppy from contacting the highly contagious parvovirus.