Congresswoman Jackie Speier has introduced legislation calling on states to ban conversion therapy for children. California is one of only two states that bans the practice.
President Barack Obama is calling for an end to psychiatric therapy treatments aimed at changing the sexual orientation or gender identity of gay, lesbian and transgender youth.
A Berkeley couple has raised nearly $200,000 through social media to help their 6-year-old daughter who suffers from an extremely rare medical condition.
The justices on Monday let stand an appeals court ruling that said the state’s ban on so-called conversion therapy for minors doesn’t violate the free speech rights of licensed counselors and patients seeking treatment.
Alexander Shulgin, a respected chemist famed for dusting off a decades-old recipe for the psychedelic drug ecstasy, died at his Lafayette home on Monday according to his wife.
You will not find summer accessories like these in every boutique across the South Bay or within the city, so have fun and shop away.
Veterans suffering from PTSD and other mental challenges are processing their emotions in a photography class at the VA’s Menlo Park campus.
A key State Senate committee approved a bill Monday that would ban what’s known as “reparative” or “sexual orientation change” therapy for minors.
Weekend warriors and professional sports athletes are gravitating towards an experimental therapy to treat their aches and pains known as biopuncture.
A growing number of Americans are confiding their problems to mental health professionals they’re meeting and seeing on-line. But, experts warn there are risks to dealing with a therapist who you might never actually meet face-to-face.