Grieving Bay Area Mother Hears Beating Of Her Son's Heart In Transplant RecipientTwo Bay Area families are now united by one heart after an organ transplant saved one man’s life when another died in a shooting.
Mare Island Preservationist Warns Visitors After City Sprayed Trails With Potentially Toxic Weed KillerVallejo city leaders were scrambling to find out if and why a potentially toxic weed killer was used on the Mare Island Preserve after a preservationist sounded an alarm, warning people to stay away.
Mosquito Concerns Grow After Wet Bay Area WinterThe rain this year may have gotten us out of our drought but biologists are concerned about mosquitoes breeding in standing water in grassy swamps.
Santa Clara VTA Confirms 4 Cases Of Scabies Among DriversThe Valley Transportation Authority is grappling with an outbreak of scabies, a parasitic skin infection that’s sickened four bus drivers and forced the transit agency to pull a dozen buses out of service.
California Bill Would Make Cannabis More Accessible Throughout StateNew state legislation authored by Assemblymember Phil Ting, D-San Francisco, could make cannabis more accessible throughout the state, Ting’s office announced Thursday.
Sonoma State Issues Advisory Not To Use Campus Tap Water Unless BoiledStudents and faculty at Sonoma State University have been advised to drink and cook with bottled water or boiled tap water after a drop in pressure occurred in the university’s well water pumping system.
Senators Demand Answers About Juul's Tactics Targeting Youth, Ties To Big TobaccoThey are requesting data, plans and other information from Juul related to its popularity among youth and its relationship with tobacco giant Altria, which invested nearly $13 billion in the company late last year.
UC Davis Medical Center Warns 200 People Of Potential Measles ExposureThe University of California, Davis Medical Center in Sacramento has warned 200 people that they may have been exposed to measles last month.
Climate Change Linked To More Seasonal Allergies In The U.S., Study SaysClimate change may be the cause of more spring allergies reported across the U.S., a new study shows.
Judge Rules Against Jerome Kunkel, Student Who Refused Chickenpox VaccineA Kentucky judge has ruled against a high school student who sued after he was barred from playing basketball because he wasn't vaccinated against chickenpox.
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.
Researchers 3D-Print Human Cornea, May Save Millions From BlindnessResearchers at Newcastle University in the United Kingdom have successfully created the first ever 3D-printed cornea
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.
New Car Seat Study Finds Fewer Chemicals, But Concerns Linger