Coronavirus Update: All Grand Princess Passengers Complete Quarantine At Travis AFBAll 850 passengers from the Grand Princess cruise ship have completed their federal coronavirus quarantine at Travis Air Force Base and have departed, federal health officials said Wednesday.
Coronavirus Update: Treatment Center Established At San Mateo County Event CenterCounty officials showed off the new treatment center for the novel coronavirus pandemic to reporters on Wednesday.
Rep. Devin Nunes: Closing Schools Over Coronavirus 'Way Overkill,' Again Questions Social DistancingRep. Devin Nunes (R-Tulare) on Tuesday complained that his state's decision to close schools is "way overkill" and unnecessarily harms the economy despite experts' urgent calls to maintain social distancing.
5 Residents At Pacifica Nursing Home Test Positive For COVID-19; 1 Patient DeadAnother Bay Area nursing home was impacted by the coronavirus outbreak as five people at the Pacifica Nursing Rehab Center tested positive for COVID-19. One of the patients has died.
Coronavirus Changed Life For Thousands Of Bay Area Horses And Their HumansEleven-year-old Rocky hasn’t seen his family since the lockdown to stop the spread of the coronavirus began, on March 17. That’s because he’s an off-track thoroughbred, aka 'Rockzig,' and one of the hundreds of thousands of horses whose humans and handlers are sheltering in place across the Bay Area.
Grocery Store Coronavirus Safety Measures Face Scrutiny After 3rd South Bay Worker Gets SickA third grocery store employee has tested positive for coronavirus in San Jose, marking the third such infection within 10 days in the city. The latest developments about the sickened workers underscores how widely the county’s guidance on cleaning is interpreted.
State Superintendent: Schools May Be Closed Into Summer Break During Coronavirus OutbreakStudents will likely not be able to return to school for the rest of the academic year and schools should focus on distance learning models, California Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond said Tuesday.
Coronavirus Update: Sonoma County Extends Shelter-In-Place Order To May 3The shelter-in-place order for Sonoma County residents will be extended through May 3, the county's public health officer announced Tuesday. Most Bay Area counties announced a similar extension on Tuesday.
California Now Tracking Number Of Patients Hospitalized To Measure Spread Of CoronavirusAs California confronts a rising number of coronavirus cases, state leaders and health officials are increasingly focused on a different metric. They are using the number of people arriving at the hospital.
Clinical Psychologist Gives Tips For Coping With Long-Term Coronavirus Shelter-In-PlaceA clinical psychologist gave tips to help people cope with the long-term coronavirus shelter-in-place after the order was extended, leaving schools and businesses in the Bay Area closed until May.
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.