A California surgeon has been disciplined for removing a prisoner’s healthy kidney and leaving the diseased one intact.
U.S. health officials on Tuesday released a draft of long-awaited federal guidelines on circumcision, saying medical evidence supports having the procedure done and health insurers should pay for it.
We hear a lot about Americans not being prepared enough for their retirement, but there is now word that gays and lesbians are even less prepared than people who identify as straight.
Google is investing in a spoon that uses hundreds of algorithms to allow people with essential tremors and Parkinson’s Disease to eat without spilling.
Hundreds of U.S. sailors who took part in rescue efforts following Japan’s earthquake and tsunami say they were exposed to dangerous levels of radiation and are bringing a class-action lawsuit against Tokyo Electric Power Company.
Two men at a San Francisco biotech startup are on a quest to deliver personal empowerment for women in the form of fruity-smelling genitals.
A U.S. advisory panel recommended Thursday to partially lift a 31-year ban preventing gay and bisexual men from donating blood.
Residents who want health insurance through Covered California can start signing up for the service on Saturday, San Mateo County officials said Thursday.
Santa Clara County is pushing to give flu shots to the estimated 700 homeless veterans out on the streets as the weather turns colder.
Thousands of Kaiser Permanente nurses are on a two-day strike in Northern California as contract negotiations continue.