The state Senate has approved a bill that would allow nurses to dispense birth control, making it easier for women to get contraceptives at primary care clinics.
The first drug shown to prevent HIV infection won the endorsement of a panel of federal advisers Thursday, clearing the way for a landmark approval in the 30-year fight against the virus that causes AIDS.
The owners and operators of a container ship that slammed into the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge in 2007 are suing pharmacists who they say dispensed drugs to the pilot of the Cosco Busan.
Most 15-year-olds are hanging with friends or studying for high school classes, but Sophia Brink of San Mateo is spending her time preparing to present her autism research at a UC Berkeley symposium.
Implanted medicine is a hot field, aiming to help patients better stick to their meds and to deliver those drugs straight to the body part that needs them.
The California Department of Public Health has launched an investigation into the death of a woman at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center in Oakland early Saturday.
The patient passed away early Saturday morning following a medical error by a replacement nurse.
San Francisco born, Eric Dane recently entered a rehab facility to get treatment for addiction to prescription painkillers but is expected to go back to work soon…
Imagine the frustration when you do have insurance but you still can’t get your plan to pay for drugs that cost thousands of dollars a month.
Old medication and unused prescription drugs can be left at the sheriff’s Eden Township Substation, a program authorities hope will prevent dangerous chemicals from entering the water supply.