San Francisco Man Sentenced To Over 16 Years In Prison For Fentanyl DistributionA 43-year-old San Francisco man was sentenced on Friday in federal court to 200 months in prison for conspiring to distribute fentanyl, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.
2 Hospitalized After Exposure to Chemical at High School Wrestling Match in San JoseCleaning chemicals could be the culprit behind a hazmat incident Friday night at a high school wrestling match in San Jose that sent two people to the hospital, fire officials said.
Coronavirus Watch: Bay Area Residents Urged to Take Precautions During New Year FestivitiesHealth officials throughout the Bay Area are reminding residents how to take precaution against the coronavirus, which has already killed 25 people worldwide.
Ruling Bolsters California Assisted Death Law, Group SaysA judge has ruled California’s law allowing terminally people to end their lives was passed legitimately during a special session of the Legislature.
Trump Threatens California With Health Funding Loss Over Abortion CoverageThe Trump administration on Friday threatened California with a potential loss of federal health care funds over the state's requirement that insurance plans cover abortions.
Patients With Symptoms Matching Deadly Coronavirus Tested in Alameda CountyA number of patients in Alameda County are being tested to see whether they have contracted the Wuhan coronavirus, according to health officials.
Bay Area School District Files Lawsuit Against Juul For 'Fostering An E-Cigarette Epidemic'A Bay Area school district took its battle against underage vaping to the courtroom Thursday, filing a lawsuit against Juul Labs for "cultivating and fostering an e-cigarette epidemic that disrupts the education and learning environment across the district."
Passengers From Wuhan Halted From Flying To SFO Due To Coronavirus OutbreakThe Chinese government has shutdown the city of Wuhan for outbound travelers leaving the city due to the spread of the coronavirus, according to state-run media.
Amid Vaping Controversy, Juul Use Rises Among Teens, Young Adults In 2019Despite the ongoing controversies surrounding Juul e-cigarettes, a new study says the number of people using the San Francisco-based company's vaping products has been rising.
CDC Announces 1st US Case Of Wuhan Coronavirus In Washington StateThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has announced the first case of Wuhan Coronavirus in the United States, amid a rising number of cases and increased screenings for passengers arriving at San Francisco International Airport.
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.
Now Seizure Free, Gracin Gets Her Words BackGracin Hahne was 3 1/2 months old when she had her first seizure.
The Four-Pound Fighter Rallies From Brush With DeathDane Conrads was in excellent health when he was born, almost five weeks early, in April 2014 at hospital in San Francisco. But after a routine circumcision, Dane started bleeding and it wouldn’t stop.
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.
Newborn Baby Girl First In Western U.S. To Undergo Bloodless Open-Heart SurgeryPhysicians at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford have performed open-heart surgery without a blood transfusion for the smallest infant ever to undergo such a procedure in North America.
Five Tips For Improved Asthma ManagementIf it’s correctly managed, most kids with asthma can live healthy lives full of running, sports and play. Check out these five tips for better asthma management.
Nick Keeps Rolling After Beating Leukemia Like many teens, Nick Norcia loves sports, especially hockey. But the Leigh High School senior is especially thankful to be back on the rink after battling leukemia.
Designed For Families, With FamiliesHow do you build the best children’s hospital? You start by asking patient families what they want it to include.