As dangerous Yellow Fever Mosquito spreads in the Bay Area, look for white markings, and brown color to identify these smaller insects.
Research has shown the best defense against infectious disease is to just wash your hands. Simple enough, right? Stanford researchers have found the word isn’t spreading enough in the developing world.
The student, who attended classes the week of March 31, was diagnosed on Friday.
Two relatives of a University of California at Berkeley student who contracted measles earlier this month have also caught the disease, Contra Costa County health officials said.
A newly-discovered mystery bacteria with unknown health effects is being carried by ticks and found in Bay Area parks, according to a Stanford University study.
A San Francisco health sub-committee recommends the city hand out free crack pipes as a means of slowing the spread of AIDS. They say the controversial idea is not new, and is already successful in other countries. No surprise that not everyone agrees.
A mosquito found in a residential area of Menlo Park tested positive for yellow fever.
Authorities say some 200 students at a Contra Costa County high school will be tested for tuberculosis this week after one of their classmates tested positive for the infectious disease.
Health officials have confirmed that a 34-year-old man’s death in July stemmed from his contact with a rabid bat in Contra Costa County earlier this year.
A study of former NFL players finds they were unusually prone to dying from degenerative brain disease, the latest indication that repeated blows to the head may cause serious trouble later on.