A rare case of measles has been detected in a San Mateo County patient, the regional health department announced Tuesday.
The Santa Clara County medical examiner’s office on Monday released the identities of four homeless men who died over a week’s time due to cold weather exposure in San Jose and Saratoga.
Four homeless people have died in Santa Clara County due to exposure to cold weather conditions, the county medical examiner’s office announced Friday.
The San Francisco Department of Public Health is warning residents about potential exposure to typhoid 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 are testing 35 babies for tuberculosis after a person with an active case of the life-threatening disease visited neonatal-intensive care units at two Northern California hospitals.
Halloween is one week away, and it’s not just the masks and costumes that are scaring people. A popular toy on many Bay Area shelves has been a cause for concern for some local residents.
An interview with UC Berkeley Professor Dr. Kirk Smith on the global fall out from damage to Japan’s nuclear plants.