Instagram To Block Content Promoting Weight-Loss Products, Cosmetic Procedures To Users Under 18Instagram, owned by Facebook, announced a new policy that will block, and sometimes remove, content promoting weight-loss or cosmetic procedures to younger teens.
Four Charged In $70 Million Black Market HIV Treatment Drug ScamA grand jury has indicted for Southern California men for operating a large-scale clearing house for illegal HIV treatment drugs that generated $70 million in sales, according to federal prosecutors.
Protesters Shut Down San Francisco Health Commission Meeting Over 'ARF' Psychiatric BedsA loud protest over psychiatric beds shut down a Health Commission meeting in San Francisco on Tuesday. About 100 demonstrators shouted down commission members as they tried to call the meeting to order.
Impostor Marijuana Vapes Flood California As Health Crisis ExpandsThe deceptive rip-offs on the street could be linked to an emerging public health crisis.
Crackdown On E-Cigarette Sales Sought By San Jose City CouncilmemberA San Jose city councilmember has initiated a process to try and limit or ban the sale of e-cigarettes within the city.
Gov. Newsom Announces Campaign Warning Public Of Vaping DangersCalifornia will spend $20 million on a public awareness campaign about the dangers of vaping nicotine and cannabis products and step up efforts to halt the sale of illicit products amid a rise in vaping-related illnesses.
'It's Russian Roulette'; CBD Vapes Spiked With Dangerous Drugs For SaleJay Jenkins says he hesitated when a buddy suggested they vape CBD. After two puffs, he ended up in a coma.
Supervisor Calls For E-Cigarette Ban In San Mateo CountySan Mateo County supervisor and former Daly City mayor David Canepa is calling for a ban on e-cigarettes entirely in unincorporated areas of the county.
Sacramento Woman Hospitalized After Using Facial Cream Tainted With MercuryA Sacramento woman has been hospitalized after using a facial cream tainted with methylmercury.
Trump Proposes Ban On Flavorings Used In E-CigarettesPresident Donald Trump says his administration will propose banning thousands of flavors used in e-cigarettes amid an outbreak of breathing problems tied to vaping.
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.