Santa Rosa Doctor Pleads Not Guilty In Opioid Prescription DeathsA Santa Rosa doctor pleaded not guilty Tuesday in Sonoma County Superior Court to the second-degree murder of four patients by allegedly prescribing dangerously high levels of addictive opioids and narcotics to them in 2016 and 2017.
Band Whose Music Was Halted by Gilroy Gunman Returns to Stage to Benefit VictimsA Bay Area classic-rock band that was playing at the Gilroy Garlic Festival when shots suddenly rang out returned to the stage for the first time since the mass shooting.
Study: Social Media Use May Harm Teens' Mental Health By Disrupting Positive ActivitiesSocial media use has been linked to depression, especially in teenage girls. But a new study argues that the issue may be more complex than experts think.
Stanford Blood Center In Urgent Need Of Donations, Offers RewardStanford Blood Center is in urgent need of blood donations and will reward donors with a coupon for a free Jersey Mike's sub, center officials said.
Benioffs Donate $35 Million To Microbiome Research At UCSF, StanfordA San Francisco billionaire has donated $35 million to Stanford University and the University of California, San Francisco to enhance their study of the human microbiome.
Sexual Misconduct Allegations Against California Doctors Up Sharply In Wake Of #MeTooA newspaper investigation finds the number of complaints against California physicians for sexual misconduct has risen 62% since fall of 2017.
Talking To Your Kids About Mass Shootings; Pediatric Mental Health Expert Offers HelpWith the number of mass shootings that have taken place in America, children exposed to these horrors can easily and expectedly have a visceral response to the tragedies.
Ridgecrest Hospital's Quake Damage Prompts Questions About State Seismic StandardsRidgecrest Regional is joining hospitals across California in questioning standards designed to keep hospitals open after earthquakes.
Shuttered Berkeley Steel Foundry's Toxic Footprint Poses Risk for WorkersEmployees at a recycling business on the site of a steel foundry that shut down last year after going bankrupt are at risk, according to the Alameda County Department of Public Health.
Youth Football Rules Changing For California PlayersWith youth football season getting ready for shoulder pads and helmets, coaches across California now have some new rules to dole out in addition to teaching slant patterns.
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.
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.