The American Academy of Neurology said athletes shouldn’t resume playing until they’ve been fully evaluated and cleared by a doctor or other professional with concussion expertise.
California’s students may be filling in fewer bubbles on multiple choice standardized tests in the future and writing longer answers instead.
Pacific Gas and Electric, owner of the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant near Morrow Bay, plans to map the underwater fault lines to determine their risk to the plant, but environmentalists claim that could kill countless fish.
Health officials were set to draw blood from hundreds of Yosemite National Park employees as part of a research project that aims to help scientists better understand a potentially deadly virus carried by deer mice.
The Education Department said more than half of California’s schools met the statewide academic achievement goal in 2012, the highest number ever.
The mother of missing Hayward girl Michaela Garecht is hoping DNA testing will lead to closure in a case that has puzzled detectives for over two decades, and link the case to the infamous Speed Freak Killers.
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 United States will spend roughly $2.5 trillion this year on health care. Almost three-quarters of that is spent treating chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease. But now, just across state line in Reno, there is a new approach: the city is putting its money on prevention.
A pilot study in the East Bay is focusing on small children whose parents live near two industrial factories. Participants will voluntarily be tested for heavy metals in the bloodstream.
A PG&E natural gas pipeline that exploded during pressure testing on Sunday afternoon, causing a mudslide across Interstate Highway 280 in Woodside, was likely damaged by a backhoe, a utility spokesman said Monday.