New California Law Allows Women To Obtain Birth Control Without Doctor’s VisitSoon, it will be much easier for women in the Bay Area and California to obtain birth control. A new law allows women to skip the doctor and go right to the pharmacy.
Bay Area Medical Marijuana Clinics Allegedly Run By Organized Criminal Enterprise Still RunningSeven suspects, including two doctors, have been charged so far. Despite the serious criminal allegations, we found the operation hasn't slowed down.
Lesbian Mothers Humiliated After Michigan Doctor Refuses To See Newborn BabyA Detroit-area same-sex couple is raising awareness about discrimination against LGBT parents after a pediatrician refused to treat their newborn baby last October.
Flu Vaccine Only 23 Percent Effective, Doesn't Cover Bug Making Most People SickAs 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.
9 Sickened With Measles After December Disneyland Visits, Including Alameda Co. ResidentAn Alameda County resident contracted measles after visiting a theme park in Southern California last month, public health officials announced on Wednesday.
Doctor Finds 7-Inch-Long Turn Signal Lever In Man's Arm 51 Years After Violent Car CrashA Missouri man discovered he had a 7-inch-long turn signal lever stuck in his arm 50 years after he survived a car crash.
SoCal Surgeon Removes Wrong Kidney From Prisoner; Receives 3 Years ProbationA California surgeon has been disciplined for removing a prisoner's healthy kidney and leaving the diseased one intact.
San Jose Hospital Pioneering New Treatment That Heats, Kills Cancer CellsA new cancer-fighting strategy that kills deadly cells by raising body temperatures is heating up in the Bay Area.
San Francisco-Based Website Helping Patients Solve Mystery Medical IllnessesA 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 ShotThere 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.
California Doctor Wins Millions In Suit Against Anthem Blue Cross After Decade-Long BattleDr. Jeffrey Nordella’s battle with Anthem lasted over a decade, and left him in financial ruin.
54-Year Old Santa Rosa Surgeon Sentenced To Jail For Sexting 13-Year Old GirlA 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.