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.
Every baby born in the U.S. is supposed to have it – A blood test that screens for genetic diseases.