As predicted, this year’s flu vaccine is doing a pretty crummy job. It’s only 23 percent effective, primarily because it doesn’t include the bug that is making most people sick, according to a government study released Thursday.
An Alameda County resident contracted measles after visiting a theme park in Southern California last month, public health officials announced on Wednesday.
A Missouri man discovered he had a 7-inch-long turn signal lever stuck in his arm 50 years after he survived a car crash.
A California surgeon has been disciplined for removing a prisoner’s healthy kidney and leaving the diseased one intact.
A new cancer-fighting strategy that kills deadly cells by raising body temperatures is heating up in the Bay Area.
A San Francisco-based website is helping people solve mystery medical illnesses without the help of a doctor.
Fear Of Ebola Dominates While Influenza Kills Thousands A Year In U.S.; Only Half Of Population Gets Flu Shot
There are plenty of fears floating around surrounding the Ebola virus, but flu season is coming up and many people don’t seem to be all that worried and often do not take precautions against it that are available.
Dr. Jeffrey Nordella’s battle with Anthem lasted over a decade, and left him in financial ruin.
A Santa Rosa orthopedic surgeon was sentenced in Marin County Superior Court Wednesday to a year in jail and five years probation for arranging to meet a 13-year-old girl to commit lewd acts.
A Stanford surgeon has been put on modified quarantine in San Mateo County after treating Ebola patients in Liberia for the past month.