San Francisco Man Sentenced To Over 16 Years In Prison For Fentanyl DistributionA 43-year-old San Francisco man was sentenced on Friday in federal court to 200 months in prison for conspiring to distribute fentanyl, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.
2 Hospitalized After Exposure to Chemical at High School Wrestling Match in San JoseCleaning chemicals could be the culprit behind a hazmat incident Friday night at a high school wrestling match in San Jose that sent two people to the hospital, fire officials said.
Coronavirus Watch: Bay Area Residents Urged to Take Precautions During New Year FestivitiesHealth officials throughout the Bay Area are reminding residents how to take precaution against the coronavirus, which has already killed 25 people worldwide.
Ruling Bolsters California Assisted Death Law, Group SaysA judge has ruled California’s law allowing terminally people to end their lives was passed legitimately during a special session of the Legislature.
Trump Threatens California With Health Funding Loss Over Abortion CoverageThe Trump administration on Friday threatened California with a potential loss of federal health care funds over the state's requirement that insurance plans cover abortions.
Patients With Symptoms Matching Deadly Coronavirus Tested in Alameda CountyA number of patients in Alameda County are being tested to see whether they have contracted the Wuhan coronavirus, according to health officials.
Bay Area School District Files Lawsuit Against Juul For 'Fostering An E-Cigarette Epidemic'A Bay Area school district took its battle against underage vaping to the courtroom Thursday, filing a lawsuit against Juul Labs for "cultivating and fostering an e-cigarette epidemic that disrupts the education and learning environment across the district."
Passengers From Wuhan Halted From Flying To SFO Due To Coronavirus OutbreakThe Chinese government has shutdown the city of Wuhan for outbound travelers leaving the city due to the spread of the coronavirus, according to state-run media.
Amid Vaping Controversy, Juul Use Rises Among Teens, Young Adults In 2019Despite the ongoing controversies surrounding Juul e-cigarettes, a new study says the number of people using the San Francisco-based company's vaping products has been rising.
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.