Rep. Jackie Speier: Women Are 'Being Depicted As Chattel' In Abortion DebateRep. Jackie Speier (D-San Mateo) said Tuesday that women are being portrayed as property in states that have passed legislation restricting abortions.
Stanford: Severe Shortage Of Type O Blood Prompts Plea For DonationsSaying supplies of Type O blood and blood products are critically low, officials at the Stanford Blood Center are appealing for donations of both O Positive and O Negative.
Kaiser Mental Health Clinicians Threaten Statewide StrikeThe 4,000 members of the NUHW could walk out as early as June if they are unable to reach a contract agreement with Kaiser, union leaders said.
Inside TransTime Cryonics Facility: Bodies Frozen, Awaiting A Future ReawakeningIt is the stuff of science fiction and Hollywood movies. The promise: upon your death, your body is frozen until some future medical breakthrough restores you to full health.
25,000 UC Medical Center Workers Staging One-Day StrikeWorkers at the University of California's five medical centers will stage a one-day strike Thursday to protest what they say is the university's move to outsource union jobs to private sector companies.
Newsom Wants To Help More Californians Buy Health InsuranceGov. Gavin Newsom wants California to become the first state to offer subsidies of about $100 a month to help people who earn as much as 600% of the federal poverty level pay for their insurance plans.
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.
Health Department: Recent San Mateo County Measles Cases Have Direct Ties To SFOThe San Mateo County Health Department said all four of the county's recent measles cases are tied to San Francisco International Airport.
Salinas Baby Boy Battles Rare Genetic Disorder With No Known Cure or TreatmentDoctors at Stanford Medical Center are trying to save a baby boy with a condition so rare he may be the only person in the world who has it.