Two more Yosemite National Park visitors have been found with a mouse-borne virus blamed for the deaths of two people, bringing the total number of infections to six.
Four Chinese plants that produce chicken jerky treats sold by American companies have refused to allow Federal Drug Administration investigators to take samples for analysis despite complaints from pet owners, according to an NBC report.
The owners of nearly 1,000 dogs say their pets have either died or have been sickened in the past six months after eating chicken jerky treats from China.
A cheaper, less invasive alternative to a colonoscopy is helping many people assess their risk for colorectal cancer, the third most common cancer in both men and women.
Principal Patrick Ruff said Monday that the bug hit more than 500 students and 70 faculty and staff altogether.
The 2011-2012 flu season is off to a slow start, but federal health experts said Friday that more activity is expected in the coming weeks.
For sailing free expeditions with thousands of Bay Area children, this week’s Jefferson Award in the Bay Area goes to Richard Gillette.
Fever, headaches, muscle aches and fatigue. For members of the University of California at Berkeley community, these symptoms could spell more than a common cold—they could mean a case of the mumps.
Agriculture officials have warned that horses in Canada and at least five Western states have contracted a fatal equine virus after attending a national competition in Utah.
A 5-year-old Mill Valley kindergartner who had tested positive for the flu died Friday, Marin County health officials said.