Facebook Screens Posts For Suicide Risk, And Health Experts Have ConcernsA pair of public health experts has called for Menlo Park-based Facebook to be more transparent in the way it screens posts for suicide risk and to follow certain ethical guidelines,
FDA Questions Juul, Altria Commitment To Combat Teen VapingThe head of the FDA questions whether Juul and its new partner Altria are following through on pledges to help reverse the boom in underage vaping.
Stanford Study: Juul Ramped Up Nicotine Levels, Competitors FollowedJuul Labs spurred a "widespread rush" of companies seeking to boost their own nicotine concentrations in order to mirror Juul's success, according to a paper published Thursday.
Santa Rosa Recycling Sorters Getting Stabbed By Improperly Disposed Hypodermic NeedlesSanta Rosa’s Recology Center has a syringe problem. Hypodermic needles are being improperly placed in recycling sources at alarming levels which puts workers at serious risk.
SF State Senator Introduces Bill Limiting Genitalia Surgery On Intersex ChildrenA new California proposal would bar doctors from performing surgery on children born with genitals that don't fit a single gender unless it's medically necessary or the child consents.
San Francisco Safe Injection Site Bill Reintroduced In LegislatureFollowing a veto by former Gov. Jerry Brown last year, a measure that would allow safe injection sites in San Francisco has been reintroduced in the state legislature.
9th Circuit Court Tosses Prisoner Suits Over Valley FeverInmates cannot hold state officials liable for contracting an airborne fungus that was more prevalent in the prison system, the San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said Friday
9th Circuit Court Blocks San Francisco Warning On Soda Ads In a victory for big soda makers, a federal appeals court ruled that a San Francisco ordinance requiring health warnings on advertising for sugary drinks violates the first amendment.
Feinstein: 'I'm Not There' On Harris' Call To Eliminate Private Health PlansThe emerging 2020 presidential campaign has deepened the Democratic party's divide over how the government should cover all Americans.