Kaiser Permanente Commits $5.2 Million To Tackle Homelessness In OaklandKaiser Permanente leaders on Tuesday announced three major initiatives aimed at improving health outcomes by creating stable housing for homeless people in Oakland and across the country.
The Best Rx For Teens Addicted To Vaping? No One KnowsThere’s been little discussion of how to treat nicotine addiction in children as young as 11 years old.
Study: Chocolate Works Better Than Cough SyrupResearchers believe the properties of cocoa are stickier and more viscose than standard medicine.
California Fight On Trump Birth Control Rules Goes To CourtA U.S. judge based in the Bay Area will hear arguments Friday over California's attempt to block new rules by the Trump administration that would allow more employers to opt out of providing no-cost birth control to women.
Bay Area Flu Deaths Prompt Health Officials To Urge More VaccinationsHealth officials are reminding people that it's not too late to get vaccinated against the flu after the deaths of two people from the Bay Area under the age of 40.
Health Officials: Safe To Eat California Romaine Lettuce AgainAn E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce grown on a Santa Barbara County farm has ended and it is now safe to consume the leafy vegetable raised on California farms.
Newsom's First Actions As California Governor Target Health CareGov. Gavin Newsom's first act as governor Monday was to propose state-funded health coverage for 138,000 young people in the country illegally and a reinstatement of a mandate that everyone buy insurance or face fines.
Worldwide Drive to Find Blood Match for 2-Year-Old Comes to San FranciscoA little girl in Florida suffers from neuroblastoma cancer and is kept alive through frequent blood transfusions but her blood is so rare doctors must search around the world to find a handful of donors.
CA First Responders Fight 'Frequent Flier' Abuse Of Emergency ServicesFirst responders in California are trying to tackle a crisis that impacts emergency crews across the country: "Frequent fliers" who tie up the system by calling 911 hundreds of times a year.
2-Year-Old Yemeni Boy Dies Following Public Outcry Over Mother's VisitTwo-year-old Abdullah Hassan died Friday at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital in Oakland leaders of the Council on American-Islamic Relations said Friday.
Whooping Cough Outbreak Sweeps Marin CountyMarin County Health Department says there have been 241 confirmed cases of whooping cough this year, the highest number the county's seen in eight years.
Report: SF Has High Rate Of 'Food Insecurity' Despite Increased SpendingIn 2013, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors pledged to end hunger by 2020, but a new report by the SF Department of Public Health shows that the issue has only gotten worse, despite an increase in funding.