A measles outbreak that began at Disneyland and reignited debate about vaccinations is nearing an end.
There were more than 800 human cases of West Nile virus throughout the state in 2014, the second-highest year on record to date, the state Department of Public Health announced Wednesday.
While the city attempts to create long-term homelessness solutions with job, housing and mental health resources, residents concerned about a homeless person or quality of life in their community can take several immediate and compassionate steps.
We’re now in the worst measles epidemic in over 15 years. Is the anti-vaccine movement causing America to lose its herd immunity?
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, a likely Republican candidate for president, said Monday that parents should have some choice on whether to vaccinate their children.
Health officials Friday evening announced that they have confirmed a third case of measles in San Mateo County, bringing the total new cases announced in the Bay Area Friday to three.
84% Of Kindergartners Not Up-To-Date On Vaccines At A Marin School, Majority Of Students Unprotected At Many Private Schools
The Bay Area is home to pockets of unvaccinated school children numbering in the thousands, according to data from the California Department of Public Health, and Marin public schools showed some of the lowest vaccination rates in the state with many private religious and Waldorf schools reporting a majority of students not up to date on vaccines.
San Francisco-based Uber is showing off its altruistic side by pushing its ride-sharing service as an antidote to drunk driving in time for Super Bowl Sunday.
California Fails To Track $13 Billion In Mental Health Funds 10 Years After Voters Approved Tax Measure
State and county officials cannot show how billions of dollars collected through a voter-approved tax on millionaires are being spent or whether the related programs have helped people with mental illness as voters intended, a state watchdog commission reported Tuesday.
A law that went into affect last year requires parents who don’t want their child to be vaccinated to have a conversation about immunization with a healthcare provider.