U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Trump Administration Exemptions To Obamacare Birth Control MandateThe Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the Trump administration's broad exemptions to employers who raise religious or moral objections to providing free birth control coverage, paving the way for more employers to opt out of a provision of the Obama-era health care law that has been at the center of a long-running dispute before the courts.
California 'Surge' Hospitals Are Costly, But How Much?With coronavirus cases rising fast, California is planning to keep open several makeshift hospitals that have seen few patients but cost a bundle.
Doctors Caution Against Relying On Air Filters, Purifiers To Help Stop COVID-19Special filters for your furnace and air purifiers for selected rooms will certainly help your home feel more comfortable, but will it help protect you from the novel coronavirus?
MLB Season To Start July 23 Amid More Positive COVID-19 Cases and ChallengesMajor League Baseball begins its shortened season on July 23 in empty ballparks. The opening is happening as two more people in the Giants organization have tested positive for COVID-19 following mandatory club testing.
Combating Coronavirus Cabin Fever, New RV Buyers Are Ready to RoamSummer vacations may be transformed during the COVID-19 pandemic, with RV sales and rentals soaring and a record number of Americans about to take the road less traveled.
Brentwood School Board Votes For 100% Distance Learning When School Resumes July 28Brentwood school officials voted Monday to continue distance learning when student learning resumes on July 28 during the pandemic.
Hayward Drive-Up COVID-19 Testing Site Closes Early Due To Rush After 4th Of July WeekendThe COVID-19 testing site at Cal State East Bay in Hayward can swab up to 500 people each day. On Monday after the holiday weekend, there were so many people waiting to get tested, they had to shut down the line at 11:30 a.m.
California State Capitol Shut Down After COVID-19 Outbreak, Assemblywoman Tests PositiveA coronavirus outbreak in the California Legislature has indefinitely delayed the state Assembly’s return to work from a scheduled summer recess. On Monday, Assemblywoman Autumn Burke tweeted she had a "mask to mask" exposure on June 29 and tested positive on July 4.
Fed COVID-19 Relief Funds Went To Newsom-Owned Businesses, Kanye West 'Yeezy' BrandA winery and hospitality company founded by Gov. Newsom and Kanye West's "Yeezy" clothing brand were among the hundreds of thousands of businesses which received funding from the U.S. Treasury Paycheck Protection Program, the government revealed Monday.
Marin County Beaches See Lighter-Than-Normal Holiday Crowds on SaturdayAt two Marin County beaches that remained open Saturday, a lot of people showed up but examples of crowding were hard to find.
Juul Faces Wrongful Death Lawsuit From Family Of 'Intensely Addicted' TeenA lawsuit has been filed against San Francisco-based Juul Labs by the family of an 18-year-old who died last year claiming the company's vaping products played a significant role in his death.
Travel Fueling California's Measles Outbreak; UCLA Students QuarantinedMeasles cases are on the rise in 11 California counties including San Francisco and are being fueled by exposure to the disease during overseas travel among other factors, state health officials announced Thursday.
Eating Several Eggs Per Week Linked To Higher Risk Of Heart DiseaseResearch from Northwestern Medicine finds that adults who ate several eggs per week and high amounts of dietary cholesterol had a significantly higher risk of cardiovascular disease and death from any cause.
New Treatment Shows Promise For Triple-Negative Breast Cancer PatientsA clinical trial has discovered a first-of-its-kind treatment for one of the deadliest forms of breast cancer which has proven to extend survival rates.
CDC: Alzheimer's Rate To Double By 2060
Fed Court in S.F. Orders Pesticide Ban, Says EPA Violated LawThe 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco ordered the EPA to remove chlorpyrifos from sale in the United States within 60 days.
'Holy Grail' Blood Test May Detect Cancer Before Tumors FormA new type of blood screening is being called the "holy grail of cancer research" by scientists who say the test can detect the disease before tumors even form in the body.
The Dangers Of Skipping Routine Vaccinations During COVID-19Across the country, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is reporting a decline in vaccination rates as some families are choosing to forgo or delay their children’s routine pediatric well-visits during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Heart Monitoring Device Brings Comfort To Newborn Bronte's ParentsMarvin and Amanda Benedict are self-described techies. They both work at Google, so they naturally love automation, and they joke that it’s fitting that their daughter now has an automated device.
Groundbreaking Minimally Invasive Brain SurgeryThe name Ari means “lion” in Hebrew, and Ari Ellman’s first day back at preschool this September was a roaring success. Ari is small for his three years, but his vocabulary and charm are big enough to more than compensate. He’s excited, energetic, curious, and fully engaged with his friends and teachers.
Pioneering Immunotherapy Targeting Elusive Cancer Cells In ChildrenThe “remarkably successful” CAR-T cell therapy is giving new hope to the sickest cancer patients. Now, Stanford experts are focusing on advancing its use and broadening its benefits.
New Hope for Children With Aortic Valve DisordersWhen Claudia and Tom Yore discussed having a third child, the clincher came from Claudia, who said, “Let’s do it. He’s going to be our easy third.”
Mom Braves New Territory To Give Daughter With Spina Bifida Her Best ShotHelisabed Romano turned to Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford to perform in utero surgery to possibly save her baby from serious limitations later in life.
Cleft And Craniofacial Center Fosters Patient’s Dream To Entertain Mathias Dizon practiced for weeks to fulfill a promise he had made to his doctors and nurses at the Stanford Children’s Health Cleft and Craniofacial Center: to sing the national anthem at the center’s annual patient and family picnic every year until he goes to college.
Heart Transplant Allows Justin Wang To Experience His Bucket ListAt just 15-years-old, Justin Wang has already built a bucket list of the things he wants to see and do in his lifetime.
3-Year-Old Odin Trebesch Thriving After Kidney TransplantShortly after Odin Trebesch’s birth, his parents, Tara and Larry, learned that his kidneys were failing. Instead of leading with fear, they led with love.
Siblings With Double-Lung Transplants Beat The OddsHear Doris and David’s amazing story.