Pharmacies in the Bay Area are rationing the cough syrup that doctors prescribe for upper respiratory infections due to the severe flu season.
A new state investigation confirmed that health insurance companies have been promoting bogus lists of doctors available in their Covered California health plans for months.
This year Daylight Saving Time ends on November 2nd at 2:00 am and the clocks will turn back one hour, but some researchers say falling forward would lower children’s obesity rate.
Ebola experts at the Centers for Disease Control are using Twitter to inoculate the public against ignorance.
Senator Barbara Boxer came out swinging Wednesday on behalf of Proposition 46 in a new ad campaign. The ‘Yes on 46′ initiative would lift the cap on medical malpractice awards.
Marin County is known for sun, but residents there may be paying for that exposure.
The initiative was triggered by the tragic death of Bob Pack’s two children, who were struck and killed by a drunk driver high on Vicodin in 2003.
Dozens of community members and staff from San Pablo’s Doctors Medical Center urged the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors at its meeting in Martinez Tuesday to help keep the debt-plagued hospital open while county leaders said they are in no position to save it.
Doctors call it a miracle drug that reverses heroin overdoses. Now drug prevention programs are giving it to families and friends of opiate users, just in case of an accidental overdose.
According to the Medicare data, California had 38 doctors that were paid at least $3 million in 2012.