Silicon Valley Workers Hacking Into Brain’s Inner WorkingsPaul Benigeri is on the forefront of a new wave of start-ups in the Silicon Valley. It's called bio-hacking.
Obesity Three Times More Deadly For Men Than Women, Study FindsPutting on the pounds could cut short your life, according to research, and the news is especially bad if you’re a man.
Comedian Sarah Silverman "Lucky To Be Alive" After SurgerySilverman says she owes her life to the hospital's staff...
New State Law Requiring Vaccinations For Schoolchildren Takes EffectA tough new state law on childhood vaccinations, aimed at protecting students from dangerous diseases, means parents who are suspicious of vaccines are losing some options.
Tobacco-Related Illnesses Killing More Blacks Than AIDS, Violence & Other CancersSome African-American public health leaders say too many Black people are dying from tobacco-related diseases, and feel that not much attention has been paid to the issue.
Pepsi Putting Aspartame Back Into Some Diet DrinksPepsiCo is putting aspartame back in some of its diet beverages less than a year after pulling the artificial sweetener as part of a marketing move over safety concerns.
Supreme Court Strikes Down Abortion Clinic RegulationsThe Supreme Court has struck down Texas' widely replicated regulation of abortion clinics in the court's biggest abortion case in nearly a quarter century.
Study Finds No Specific Cause For Higher Cancer Rates In Napa CountyThe mystery of why cancer rates are higher in Napa County than anywhere else in the state has stumped doctors for nearly a decade. But a new report made public Tuesday may offer some answers.
Californians Fight Surprise Medical Bills From Out-of-Network PhysiciansA growing number of Californians are getting clobbered by surprise medical bills from doctors they don't know and have never even met.
Theranos Voids Years Of Blood Test Results Taken By Edison MachinePalo Alto based medical-lab technology-company Theranos says it has voided two years of results from its proprietary blood testing machines.
CDC Declares Small Pet Turtles A Health HazardA multi-state Salmonella outbreak dating back to January 2015 including 26 cases in California have been linked to the handling of small turtles, mostly by children.
100-Year-Old Hayward Man Swears Doughnuts Are Secret To LongevityWhile some people chow down on kale to stay fit, a Hayward man celebrating his 100th birthday Thursday says the real secret to staying young is actually doughnuts.