Palo Alto Family Battles With Son's Mysterious Chronic Fatigue SyndromeA world-famous Stanford scientist is working to unravel a mysterious disease that is hard to diagnose and even harder to treat. The patient: his son.
Fake Xanax Blamed In San Francisco Woman's Death, Others SickenedHealth officials in San Francisco say fake Xanax pills have killed one woman and are making others extremely sick.
Antioch Water Park Stays Closed After 34 People Fell Ill, Cause UnknownThe Contra Costa County Health Services department is continuing to investigate a possible chemical exposure at the Antioch Water Park that sickened 34 people Thursday afternoon.
Life-Threatening Food Allergies Overcome With New Therapy From Stanford ResearchersEvery three minutes in the U.S. someone visits an emergency room with a potentially life-threatening allergic reaction to food, but now top researchers are exploring a promising experimental treatment.
9 Sickened With Measles After December Disneyland Visits, Including Alameda Co. ResidentAn Alameda County resident contracted measles after visiting a theme park in Southern California last month, public health officials announced on Wednesday.
Listeria Linked to Caramel Apple Deaths In California, Other StatesIllness and death followed a strain of bad caramel apples in several states...
Napster Co-Founder Sean Parker Donates $24 Million To Stanford For Curing All Allergies In 10 YearsTech billionaire Sean Parker is pledging $24 million toward a Stanford University campaign to develop a cure for all allergies with one single treatment.
Health Officials Warn This Year's Flu Vaccine Won't Prevent New H3N2 Strain Of InfluenzaHealth officials weren't sure if the new strain would become a significant problem in the U.S., but lab specimens from patients have shown that the most commonly seen flu bug so far is the new strain of H3N2.
Norovirus To Blame For Sickening Over 50 Guests At Redwood City Hotel Last MonthSan Mateo County health officials have determined a norovirus outbreak caused more than 50 people at a Redwood City hotel to fall ill last month.
San Francisco-Based Website Helping Patients Solve Mystery Medical IllnessesA San Francisco-based website is helping people solve mystery medical illnesses without the help of a doctor.
Stanford Doctor Says Every Major City Could See Ebola CasesTop medical experts studying the spread of Ebola say the public should expect more cases to emerge in the United States by year's end as infected people arrive here from West Africa, including American doctors and nurses returning from the hot zone and people fleeing from the deadly disease.
Marin County Patient Suspected Of Having Ebola Discharged After Found Disease-FreeA patient who was possibly at risk for the Ebola virus was admitted to a Marin County hospital Monday morning and later found to not have the disease.