The state’s top health official has issued a health advisory on electronic cigarettes, calling them unsafe and urging people to avoid the increasingly popular devices.
Customers at a Costco store in Gilroy may have been exposed to measles.
KPIX 5 Poll Finds Strong Bay Area Support For Right-To-Die Bill Among All Age Groups, Party Affiliations
As California lawmakers consider a bill allowing terminally ill patients to obtain life-ending medication, a new KPIX 5 / SurveyUSA poll found strong support of the bill among Bay Area residents.
California public health officials say that if you haven’t gotten your measles shot, you should avoid Disneyland. Cases of the disease statewide has reached 59, but they aren’t all Disney related.
The government’s health insurance website is quietly sending consumers’ personal data to private companies that specialize in advertising and analyzing Internet data for performance and marketing, The Associated Press has learned.
Lawmakers in Sacramento will introduce right-to-die legislation on Wednesday, which would allow doctors to prescribe life-ending medication to terminally ill patients. The debate has been reignited by the recent case of a woman who left the Bay Area for Oregon to end her life.
A new study finds kids and teens are getting more calories from pizza than anything else they eat — besides dessert.
With flu cases spiking in Santa Clara County, hospitals are taking extra steps to keep the virus out by creating tough restrictions for people visiting loved ones in the hospital.
As predicted, this year’s flu vaccine is doing a pretty crummy job. It’s only 23 percent effective, primarily because it doesn’t include the bug that is making most people sick, according to a government study released Thursday.
A baby boy born inside a car on the shoulder of state Highway 24 in Lafayette Wednesday is healthy and “doing great,” according to the California Highway Patrol.