A new study of states which have implemented medical marijuana laws shows those states also have lower rates of drug overdose deaths.
A study of prices for common blood tests in California has discovered patients are along an extreme range of price differences, some as little as $10 all the way up to more than $10,000 for the same test.
Bay Area researchers are being put on call to help analyze a deadly Ebola virus that has killed hundreds in Western Africa, while the government says an experimental vaccine is in the works.
OAKLAND (CBS SF) — Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton stopped by an Oakland hospital Wednesday morning to help announce a new campaign to educate low-income children from birth, organizers said. The “Talking is Teaching: […]
Bay Area kids who have found themselves tipping the scales have been referred to a special six-week summer camp to lose weight.
A 15-year-old boy from Wisconsin is healthy today because of the hard work of UCSF researchers who worked round the clock for 48 hours to save him and produced results that have the potential to save many more.
San Francisco’s community of houseboat dwellers on Mission Creek, which dates back over 50 years, has some security for their unique homes with a lease through the Port of San Francisco through 2040.
A baby born in San Francisco a week ago to a Fresno woman in a coma is getting a clean bill of health, while her mother is at times briefly regaining consciousness and showing signs of improvement, according to the woman’s husband.
UCSF Scientists Will Lead $26 Million Project To Treat Mental Illness With Brain Circuitry Technology
A team of UCSF scientists has won a major grant to build an implantable device that could track mental illness and possibly re-train the brain to recover.
Health experts addressed San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors this week to say a soda tax would compel changes in behavior in low-income neighborhoods and minority communities.