Sprouts Recalls Frozen Spinach Amid Listeria ConcernsSprouts Farmers Market is recalling bags of frozen spinach amid concerns of possible listeria contamination.
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.
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.
Patients Seeking Fountain Of Youth Turn To Stem Cell BankingThere are people who will do just about anything to try and live a longer, healthier life. The latest trend may be banking their stem cells.
SF Health Officials Call For More STD Testing As Syphilis Re-EmergesSTDs are on the rise in San Francisco with the number of women infected with syphilis increasing by 144% between 2017 and 2018, the city's Department of Public Health announced.
Gov. Newsom Appoints CA's First Surgeon GeneralGovernor Gavin Newsom on Monday announced the appointment of Dr. Nadine Burke Harris as California's first-ever surgeon general.
Oakland Judge Blocks Trump Admin.'s Birth Control RulesAn Oakland judge blocked Trump administration rules that would allow employers to opt out of providing no-cost birth control coverage for women workers on Sunday.