A security researcher who is diabetic has identified flaws that could allow an attacker to remotely control insulin pumps and alter the readouts of blood-sugar monitors. As a result, diabetics could get too much or too little insulin, a hormone they need for proper metabolism.
San Francisco would no longer tax stock options under a proposal introduced Tuesday at the Board of Supervisors meeting.
Thousands of people looking for health services made their way to the Oakland Coliseum for a free four-day health clinic.
Medical equipment can be expensive, especially for those on fixed incomes. Eric Montgomery asked this Good Question: Is there anywhere in the Bay Area where I can donate or purchase used medical equipment?
California voters said no thanks to a ballot initiative that would have made it the first state to legalize marijuana for recreational use and sales.
A review of state records revealed that Bay Area hospitals charged some of the highest rates for medical procedures in California.
Two hospitals in Silicon Valley are the first in Northern California to publicly post their ER wait times.
Health officials are urging parents to get their children caught up on vaccines before students head back to school this year as the whooping cough epidemic approaches its peak in California.
Thousands of Sutter patients in San Francisco and the North Bay need to be vaccinated again because their shots may not be effective.
California’s whooping cough epidemic shows no signs of slowing down, and now adults and older children are being urged to get a vaccine.