Elon Musk Developing AI-Connected Brain Implant To 'Secure Humanity's Future'Tesla CEO Elon Musk is developing an AI-connected brain implant device that may help quadriplegics, cancer patients and stroke victims who suffer from memory loss or lack of motor function
Toddler Struck By Multi-DUI Offender In Santa Rosa Makes Remarkable RecoveryA young girl who was seriously injured in a hit-and-run by a suspected drunk driver in Santa Rosa last week is making a tremendous recovery.
SMART's Strategy For Recent Pedestrian Deaths Addresses Mental Health, Homelessness5 people have died on SMART tracks in the last month. SMART's Board of Directors met Wednesday to discuss how to keep people off its tracks and out of harm’s way.
Juul CEO Apologizes To Parents Of Teens Addicted To VapingThe CEO of San Francisco-based Juul is apologizing to parents of teenagers who have become addicted to his company's vaping products.
Gov't Agencies Boost Efforts to Stop Wildland Firefighter SuicidesFederal officials are stepping up efforts to help firefighters dealing with trauma and other issues after noticing an increase in wildland firefighter suicides in recent years.
Major Study Shows Healthy Lifestyle May Offset Genetic Risk for Alzheimer'sA healthy lifestyle can cut your risk of developing Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia even if you have genes that raise your risk for these mind-destroying diseases, a large study has found.
9th Circuit Court To Quickly Consider Trump Family Planning RuleA federal appeals court says it intends to quickly consider whether the Trump administration can impose new abortion-related restrictions on federally funded family planning clinics.
Juul-Backed Coalition Gets Vaping Initiative On San Francisco BallotResidents of San Francisco will get to vote on whether a new ordinance banning the sale of electronic cigarettes will stand in the upcoming November election.
Bay Area Lawmaker's Effort To Stop Surprise Hospital Bills StallsA proposal aimed at limiting high medical bills from emergency room visits stalled Wednesday.
Invasive Peach Fruit Flies Found In Palo Alto May Pose Threat To WildlifeSan Mateo and Santa Clara County officials are inspecting areas in Palo Alto, East Palo Alto and Menlo Park after two male peach fruit flies native to southern Asia were found locally.
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.
Teen Contracts Deadly Illness After Working Out Too MuchA teen in Texas is lucky to be alive after what he thought was soreness from the gym turned out to be a deadly illness instead.
Patients Seeking Fountain Of Youth Turn To Stem Cell BankingThere are people who will do just about anything to try and live a longer, healthier life. The latest trend may be banking their stem cells.
SF Health Officials Call For More STD Testing As Syphilis Re-EmergesSTDs are on the rise in San Francisco with the number of women infected with syphilis increasing by 144% between 2017 and 2018, the city's Department of Public Health announced.
Gov. Newsom Appoints CA's First Surgeon GeneralGovernor Gavin Newsom on Monday announced the appointment of Dr. Nadine Burke Harris as California's first-ever surgeon general.
Oakland Judge Blocks Trump Admin.'s Birth Control RulesAn Oakland judge blocked Trump administration rules that would allow employers to opt out of providing no-cost birth control coverage for women workers on Sunday.