Two relatives of a University of California at Berkeley student who contracted measles earlier this month have also caught the disease, Contra Costa County health officials said.
An oversight hearing held in Sacramento revealed some startling details on how the drought will impact access to safe drinking water in disadvantaged communities around California.
50 years after the Surgeon General’s report labeled cigarettes as a cause of serious health problems, one UCSF doctor says the problem still persists because the tobacco industry remains politically powerful.
California health officials said the recent numbers show an overall statewide decline in the number of deaths this season, and that the number of hospitalizations are tapering back to normal levels.
Bay Area Rapid Transit and East Bay health authorities warned BART passengers on Thursday to seek medical attention if they begin exhibiting any symptoms of measles after authorities learned that an infected and contagious person rode BART in the East Bay last week.
A Northern California state senator is introducing a bill to put warning labels on sodas and other sugary drinks sold in the state.
The number of flu-related deaths in the Bay Area increased again on Monday, with four more deaths reported, according to health officials.
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Implementation of the health reform law continues through 2014 with these key dates.
California’s new health insurance exchange tentatively enrolled 35,000 people during its first month of operation, a fraction of the eventual goal in the state with the nation’s largest uninsured population.