Hundreds of people gathered at the Grand Lake Theater near Oakland’s Lake Merritt Thursday evening for a private screening of the film “Fruitvale Station” which depicts the last 24 hours in the life of Oscar Grant III.
After earning top marks at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year, the film “Fruitvale Station,” which depicts the last day of Oscar Grant III’s life before he was fatally shot by a BART police officer, will be screened for the first time in the Bay Area on Thursday.
The death of a vivacious Bay Area woman provides a powerful example of the need for early cancer screenings and prevention.
Police say a 49-year-old man attempting to board a flight to San Jose stripped naked at the Portland International Airport Tuesday as a protest against airport security screeners.
The head of the Transportation Security Administration said more travelers around the country will be eligible to enroll in a test program so that they can get through airport security with less hassle by the end of this year.
The local chapter of the Susan G. Komen Foundation is joining six other California affiliates to request an exemption from the organization’s decision to cut off funding for Planned Parenthood.
A new study on osteoporosis screening published in The New England Journal of Medicine suggests that for older women with normal bone mineral density (BMD) or mild osteopenia, a screening interval of 15 years will miss few new cases of osteoporosis.
An influential government task force has issued a controversial new recommendation on cancer screening using the prostate specific antigen, or PSA test.
A pilot who posted YouTube videos criticizing security at San Francisco International Airport said Tuesday he is shocked at the uproar they’ve created.
One Bay Area family said their mother’s colon cancer screening gave her a false sense of security – with deadly results.