San Francisco Moves Closer To Banning All E-Cigarette Sales CitywideSan Francisco supervisors moved a step closer Tuesday to becoming the first city in the U.S. to ban all sales of electronic cigarettes to crack down on youth vaping.
Newsom, Lawmaker Reach Compromise On Tougher Vaccine Rules California Gov. Gavin Newsom and a state lawmaker have reached a compromise on legislation aimed at cracking down on fraudulent medical exemptions for vaccinations.
Kaiser Unveils Plan For Massive National Headquarters 'Thrive Center' In OaklandKaiser unveiled the plans for its massive new national headquarters the Thrive Center, on Monday.
Is Your Sunscreen Safe? Toxicity Expert Offers Tips On What To Avoid This SummerWith the summertime activities upon us, the use of sunscreen is always a smart recommendation to help ward of skin cancer. However, consumers are also being urged to learn more about what's in their sunscreen and its shelf-life
East Bay Clinic's Unapproved Stem Cell Therapy, Marketing Practices Draw ScrutinyA growing number of elderly and disabled Americans are looking for relief from pain in the promising new field of stem cell therapy. But many clinics are offering therapies that have not yet been shown to be safe or effective.
Study Links Netflix Series '13 Reasons Why' With Spike In SuicidesThe U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has just released death rate estimates for the 15 leading causes of death in the United States, including Alzheimer’s, cancer, homicides, and heart disease. When compared to last year, death rates are either flat or in some cases are even edging downwards.
Hot Weather Prompts Bay Area's First Spare The Air Smog Alert Of 2019A combination of expected sizzling temperatures, light winds and vehicle exhaust have prompted Bay Area air district officials to issue a Spare the Air smog alert for Sunday, the first of 2019.
Stanford Prof. Creates Kindness Class To Help College Students Find EmpathyEmpathy in our culture is quickly receding, especially among college students, so a Stanford professor developed a class for his students called "Becoming Kinder."
Stanford Professor Details How Recent College Grads Can Fight Post-Grad DepressionIt's graduation time! It's a reason to celebrate, but it can be scar for many college grads who might be conflicted or worried about what's next.