Gov. Brown Approves Dispensing 1-Year Supply Of Birth ControlCalifornia women will be able to make fewer trips to the pharmacy to pick up birth control under a new law.
Leprosy Found In Southern California Elementary StudentA case of leprosy, extremely rare in the United States, has been diagnosed in a Southern California elementary school student,
Human Germs and Bacteria Seen As Weapons In War Against CancerBay Area scientists are on the hunt to discover how a person's own germs may be the best medicine in the war against cancer.
WiFi Device Developed That Can Detect User's MoodWhat if your computer or smartphone could tell if you’re happy or sad?
Tuberculosis Case At Skyline High School Prompts Health ScreeningsOakland school officials and Alameda County health officials are working to investigate a single case of tuberculosis at Skyline High School.
No Codeine For Kids, Pediatricians SayFor decades, codeine has been used for pain relief, but a new report is warning about some potentially deadly dangers for children.
Stanford Doctor's Last Letter Project Helping Dying Patients Get ClosureA Stanford doctor is helping her patients write a last letter to loved ones as a way of healing emotional pain and minimizing regret at the end of life in what’s known as the Stanford Friends and Family Letter project.
Toxic Algae Plaguing 40 California WaterwaysToxic algae has shown up in more than 40 state lakes and waterways from Los Angeles to the northern reaches of California, the highest count in state history.
Life-Sized 'Where's Waldo?' Game Gets Children's Hospital Patients Out Of Bed In OaklandConstruction workers putting up a new building at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital in Oakland are playing a life-sized game of Where’s Waldo? with the young patients next door.
Lonely Segment Of Americans Called 'Elder Orphans' Expected To GrowA growing, but lonely segment of Americans is being called ‘elder orphans.’
Ear Infection Treatment Breakthrough Could Replace Oral Antibiotic RegimenResearchers report Wednesday that an antibiotic gel coated the animals’ eardrums and slowly seeped inside to clear up infection.
Russian Hackers Leak Medical Data Of Female OlympiansConfidential medical data of gold medal-winning gymnast Simone Biles, seven-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams and other female U.S. Olympians was hacked from a World Anti-Doping Agency database and posted online Tuesday.