Kale Joins 'Dirty Dozen' List Of Fruits And Vegetables Most Likely To Contain PesticidesKale, that popular green of the health conscious consumer, has joined the list of 12 fruits and vegetables with the most pesticide residues, according to a new report.
Experimental Therapy Gives Children With Genetic Disorders A New Chance At LifeImagine giving birth to what appears to be a healthy baby, only to discover your newborn has a devastating disease and will have to fight every day to stay alive.
Jury Sides With Sonoma Man Claiming Monsanto's Roundup Caused LymphomaA federal jury in San Francisco unanimously ruled Tuesday that exposure to Monsanto Co.’s Roundup herbicide was a substantial factor in causing the non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma of a Sonoma County man.
Seasonal Allergies Primed To Bring Misery To Bay Area ResidentsAfter all the Bay Area’s rain and now a bit of warm weather, spring is in the air. But so is a lot of pollen and allergy specialists say it’s important to take action early before things get too miserable.
Stanford Study Shows Apple Watch May Detect Heart Problem; More Research NeededA huge study of 419,000 users suggests the Apple Watch can detect atrial fibrillation (irregular heartbeat) at least sometimes. Experts say more work is needed to tell if using it to screen for heart problems really helps.
Butterball Recalling Turkey Products Due To Salmonella ConcernsButterball is recalling almost 80,000 pounds of raw ground turkey products due to possible salmonella contamination.
Los Gatos Medical Clinic Suspected Of Insurance FraudA Monte Sereno couple has been charged with filing false insurance claims through an urgent care clinic they operate in Los Gatos, prosecutors said.
Alameda Supports End Of Sales Tax On Tampons, Other Feminine Hygiene ProductsFeminine hygiene products may be exempt from sales tax in California.
SF Acupuncturist Indicted On Multiple Charges Of Health Care FraudA San Francisco acupuncturist has been indicted on multiple charges of health care fraud, as well as one charge of making false statements related to medical matters.
Bereaved Family Upset Kaiser Used Robot To Tell Father He Would DieThe Quintana family was taken by surprise when a robot rolled into the room at Kaiser Permanente in Fremont, and told their father he had only days to live.
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.
Researchers 3D-Print Human Cornea, May Save Millions From BlindnessResearchers at Newcastle University in the United Kingdom have successfully created the first ever 3D-printed cornea
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.
New Car Seat Study Finds Fewer Chemicals, But Concerns Linger
Domestic Violence Victims' Brain Damage Similar To NFL PlayersThere were no collisions with burly linemen in Susan Contreras' past. Her headaches, memory loss and bouts of confused thinking were a mystery until doctors suggested a probable cause: domestic violence.