CDC Announces 1st US Case Of Wuhan Coronavirus In Washington StateThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has announced the first case of Wuhan Coronavirus in the United States, amid a rising number of cases and increased screenings for passengers arriving at San Francisco International Airport.
California May Declare Acetaminophen, Common Pain Killer, A CarcinogenCalifornia is considering whether to label one of the United States' most common drugs a carcinogen.
Man Running 8 Marathons In 8 Days For Stanford Children's HealthA Bay Area man has decided to run eight marathons in eight days on seven continents to challenge himself, according to Stanford Children's Health, where he works.
Concerns Of Coronavirus Outbreak Prompt SFO To Screen Some Travelers From ChinaThe number of confirmed cases of the “novel coronavirus“ rose sharply over the weekend, from 51 to 218, on Monday and the death toll now stands at three, according to Chinese state media.
State Sen. Wiener Calls For Statewide Plan To End New HIV InfectionsState Sen. Scott Wiener, D-San Francisco, on Thursday introduced a bill that would require state agencies to create a comprehensive plan to end new HIV infections, as well as other STDs, throughout California.
Newsom Cheers Kaiser $25M Pledge To California Housing FundCalling California's homeless crisis a public health issue, hospital giant Kaiser Permanente on Friday pledged $25 million to a new state fund aimed at getting people off the streets.
Bay Area Researchers Key on Blood Plasma to Fight Age-Related DiseasesAt Alkahest, in San Carlos, scientists are working on innovative therapies for diseases that are linked to aging.
Modern San Francisco Fertility Clinic Aims To Reinvent Women's Health CareKindbody is a modern, full-service women's health and fertility clinic on Sutter Street in San Francisco that wants to reinvent the experience, making gynecological care and fertility treatments more affordable and accessible.
California Healthcare Mandate Deadline LoomsCovered California Executive Director Peter V. Lee talks to our Michelle Griego and Anne Makovec about the state's health insurance mandate deadline.
Stanford Researchers: Average Human Body Temperature DroppingA new study by researchers at Stanford University is raising doubt about the normal human body temperature being 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit.
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.