Oakland Parents Demand Answers After Toxic Groundwater Forces McClymonds High To CloseEmotions were raw Thursday night among parents demanding answers to questions surrounding toxic groundwater found under McClymonds High School in Oakland.
Coronavirus Turns Redwood City Couple's Dream Cruise Into Quarantine ChaosRick and Kathy Wright of Redwood City are back in the U.S. after a weekslong quarantine ordeal aboard the Diamond Princess but they're not together. Kathy is quarantined in Fairfield and her husband is being treated for the novel coronavirus in San Francisco.
Cancer-Causing Chemical Found At Oakland McClymonds High School; Campus Closed For TestingA leaching, cancer-causing chemical has been found at McClymonds High School in Oakland, prompting the temporary closure of the campus, according to officials.
Overdose Deaths Continue To Rise In San FranciscoOverdose deaths continued to rise in San Francisco in the first six months of 2019, mostly due to rises in fentanyl and methamphetamine overdoses, according to data released by the San Francisco Department of Public Health.
Signups Rise For Covered California After State Requires Coverage, Enhances SubsidiesCalifornia has reversed several years of slipping sign ups on its Affordable Care Act exchange.
Misguided Virus Fears Hitting Asian American Businesses In Bay Area, NationIn major U.S. cities, Asian American businesses are seeing a remarkable decline in customers as fear about the viral outbreak from China spreads.
Cruise Ship Evacuees With Coronavirus Airlifted To Nebraska Hospital The Diamond Princess evacuees who were flown to Travis Air Force Base and tested positive for coronavirus have been airlifted to a special isolation unit the University of Nebraska Medical Center, officials said.
Juul Sued By Massachusetts AG Over Alleged Targeting Of YouthA new lawsuit against San Francisco-based Juul claims to provide the strongest evidence yet that e-cigarette giant targeted children with its online advertising campaigns.
'Infodemic': World Health Officials Aim To Fight Rising Misinformation About CoronavirusFrom epidemic to "infodemic;" that's how the World Health Organization is characterizing the sudden rise of misinformation related to the coronavirus.
Palo Alto Woman, Daughter Return Home After Coronavirus Airlift, 14-Day QuarantineA Bay Area woman and her daughter have returned home after being airlifted out of China due to the coronavirus outbreak and spending two weeks under quarantine at a Southern California military base.
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.