An independent commission led by a former U.S. surgeon general has concluded there “is no compelling medical reason” for the U.S. armed forces to prohibit transgender Americans from serving and that President Barack Obama could lift the decades-old ban without approval from Congress, according to a report being released Thursday.
SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) – A program teaching a room full of teenaged girls to work with power tools and thousand dollar screws as a way to connect to careers in science is the brainchild […]
The San Jose Fire Department is in the hot seat over its failure to meet required response times and a breach of contract could be declared as soon as Tuesday.
Can’t pay your vet, dentist or doctor bill? More and more health care providers are now offering patients third-party financing in the form of a medical credit card. But consumer advocates warn the cards can have painful consequences.
University of California medical center workers in San Francisco and several other cities statewide began a two-day strike Tuesday.
San Quentin State Prison is on a medical lockdown following an outbreak of chickenpox, according to published reports.
Bay Area residents who were planning to file a liability claim against Chevron related to the oil company’s refinery fire Monday may do so in person at an office in Richmond starting Friday, a company spokesman said.
Millions of Californians who don’t have medical insurance will within two years, now that the Supreme Court has upheld President Barack Obama’s health care reform law.
Bay Area health leaders held a joint news conference in San Jose Thursday to raise awareness about tuberculosis, and the fact that we have one of the highest TB rates of any metropolitan area in the country.
There are many CPR apps out there, but not like the one unveiled in Silicon Valley Tuesday. It can alert a nearby person with CPR training that someone is in need of assistance.