Health officials say flu season is off to its earliest start in nearly 10 years—and it could be a bad one.
In the biggest study of its kind, researchers at Boston University analyzed the brains of deceased athletes and veterans (all of who had history of repeated head trauma), and found more than 80 percent had signs of CTE, or Traumatic Brain Encephalopathy.
Internet and television advertisements are touting Green Coffee Bean Extract as a weight loss aid, but some medical professionals aren’t sure we know enough yet about the diet supplements. A few months ago, Roberta Lew went on Face book, and saw an ad about a miraculous fat-buster called Green Coffee Bean Extract.
One of the most popular activities in the Bay Area is running. But are we running wrong? In other words, are we running in such a way that our technique puts our bodies at higher risk for injury?
BERKELEY (CBS SF) – Scientists at the University of California, Berkeley are documenting how giving thanks or feeling thankful is good for your health. UC Berkeley researcher Dr. Emiliana Simon-Thomas, who is leading a project […]
The death of a vivacious Bay Area woman provides a powerful example of the need for early cancer screenings and prevention.
New research reports a link between the bisphenol A (BPA) chemical used in many types of food packaging and childhood obesity. The study found the link existed regardless of how many calories kids were taking in through their diets.
As the U.S. wrestles with its biggest whooping cough outbreak in decades, researchers appear to have zeroed in on the main reason: The safer vaccine that has been in use since the 1990s loses effectiveness much faster than previously thought.
Bay Area public health leaders are reacting to news that parents of private school children in California are more likely to opt out of vaccinations than parents of kids in public schools.
A study of former NFL players finds they were unusually prone to dying from degenerative brain disease, the latest indication that repeated blows to the head may cause serious trouble later on.