Sonoma County Resident Diagnosed With Zika VirusA Sonoma County resident contracted the county's first case of Zika virus while traveling in Central America, health officials announced Thursday.
Ground-Breaking UC Word Cloud Map Could Help ‘Broken Brains’Researchers at the University Of California-Berkeley have developed a word cloud map of the cerebral cortex, a breakthrough they hope may someday help victims of stroke or other maladies that impact speech.
3 Ways To Ease Your PainAre you struggling? Peter Bedard, author of "Convergence Healing," shares his tips for easing your pain.
Stanford Blood Center Calls For Donations To Ease 'Critical' ShortageBay Area residents are being asked to donate blood as soon possible due to a severe shortage, Stanford Blood Center officials said Friday.
Connected Stethoscope Developed In Bay Area Named Among Top Inventions Of 2015A connected stethoscope developed in the Bay Area has been declared one of the best inventions of the year by Time Magazine.
Could An Insulin Pill Prevent Diabetes? New Study Seeks To Answer That QuestionMore than 400 children and adults are participating in U.S. government-funded international research to find out whether insulin capsules can prevent or delay Type 1 diabetes.
Medical Programs In Public Schools Diversify Future Doctors In CaliforniaKaiser Permanente is helping kids pursue medical careers with the Hippocrates Circle, a program offered in conjunction with the school districts and geared towards middle school students from minority populations.
New Virus Related To Polio Caused Mysterious Childhood Paralysis In California KidsJust days after getting the upper respiratory illness, children couldn't move parts of their bodies, and the cause of the strange and sudden paralysis has doctors concerned.
SF Surgeons Complete 12 Surgeries In 6-Way Kidney Transplant ChainThree surgeries carried out Thursday and three on Friday at California Pacific Medical Center represent the largest kidney donation chain in the 44-year history of the hospital's transplant center.
Patient Says Popular Bone Drug May Have Dangerous Side AffectA patient wants millions of people taking a bone drug to know about a possibly dangerous side effect.
Morgan Hill Middle School Warns Parents Of ‘Triple C’ Fad That Hospitalized 3 8th GradersA letter is going out to parents in Morgan Hill about an incident this week involving three 8th grade girls sent to the hospital after taking excessive amounts of an over-the-counter cold medicine apparently for its intoxicating effects.
CDC: Circumcision Benefits Trump Risks And Health Insurers Should Pay For ItU.S. health officials on Tuesday released a draft of long-awaited federal guidelines on circumcision, saying medical evidence supports having the procedure done and health insurers should pay for it.