Federal Judge Refuses To Block State School Vaccination LawA federal judge won't immediately block a California law that requires all schoolchildren to be vaccinated and is one of the strictest in the nation for eliminating exemptions based on religious and personal beliefs.
Domestic Violence Victims' Brain Damage Similar To NFL PlayersThere were no collisions with burly linemen in Susan Contreras' past. Her headaches, memory loss and bouts of confused thinking were a mystery until doctors suggested a probable cause: domestic violence.
Eight Zika Cases Reported In San FranciscoA total of eight San Francisco residents have tested positive for Zika virus, according to Department of Public Health officials.
Silicon Valley Workers Hacking Into Brain’s Inner WorkingsPaul Benigeri is on the forefront of a new wave of start-ups in the Silicon Valley. It's called bio-hacking.
Feds Ban Theranos CEO Holmes From Lab For 2 YearsTheranos says the federal government has banned founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes from owning or running a medical laboratory for two years.
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.