Nearly Half Of U.S. Adults May Have High Blood Pressure Under New AHA GuidelinesUnder new health guidelines for hypertension, nearly half of all adults in the United States suffer from high blood pressure and are at risk of major health problems.
Sleepy Kids? New Guidelines Released On How Much Sleep Kids Should GetThe American Academy of Sleep Medicine is releasing for the first time guidelines for how much shut-eye kids should be getting.
Memo With Transgender Bathroom Guidelines Sent To Public Schools Across The CountryPublic schools must permit transgender students to use bathrooms and locker rooms consistent with their chosen gender identity.
Can We Reduce Our Sugar Intake? WHO Announces New GuidelinesIt's no secret that Americans have a love affair with sugar, but we've been hearing for years that the collective sweet tooth is dangerous, if not deadly.
Food, Our Diet And Politics: KCBS In Depth With Dr. Marion NestleDr. Marion Nestle, a former nutrition senior advisor for the U.S. Department of Health, discusses the new dietary guidelines recommended to the government and how the food industry's interests could conflate things.
FAA Expected To Require Pilot License To Operate A Drone Under Strict New RegulationsThe official rules for commercial drones are expected to be released by the end of the year, but according to one report, the FAA is expected to announce they will require operators to have a pilot license along with other restrictions.
New Federal Guidelines For Those At Highest Risk Of Contracting Ebola Conflict With State-Issued RulesU.S. health officials are recommending that people who are at highest risk for coming down with Ebola avoid commercial travel or attending large public gatherings, even if they have no symptoms.
New Ebola Guidelines For Health Care Workers Include Buddy System, Protective Gear With 'No Skin Showing'Revised guidance for health care workers treating Ebola patients will include using protective gear "with no skin showing," a top federal health official said.
CDC: Former KPIX 5 Reporter Quarantined For Deadly Ebola Virus Is “Risk Free”A former KPIX 5 reporter who was quarantined after possibly being exposed to the deadly Ebola virus, has been cleared according to the Centers for Disease Control.
Bay Area Water Agencies Get Tough On Water-WastersBay Area water agencies are getting tough on water-wasters. The Dublin-San Ramon Services District is slapping big fines on repeat offenders.
HealthWatch: New Sports Guidelines Suggest Individualized Concussion CareThe American Academy of Neurology said athletes shouldn't resume playing until they've been fully evaluated and cleared by a doctor or other professional with concussion expertise.
San Francisco Labor Day Parking Rules; Ways To Avoid A TicketIf you’ve got a car in San Francisco you’re already paying a load in insurance, your dents have dents, you have to suffer through critical mass and people hating on you...