UCSF Participates In Experimental Therapy Trial For Infants With Rare Genetic Disease SCIDIn the late 70's and early 80's, a small boy with a rare genetic disease was known as “David, the Bubble Boy." Now, there is cautious optimism that UCSF doctors may have found a safe cure for patients just like David.
Unmarked Graveyard In Lucas Valley Holds Hundreds Of Unidentified RemainsA campaign is underway in Marin County to mark an unidentified gravesite in Lucas Valley that holds the unidentified remains of nearly 300 people who died well over a century ago.
Fire-Ravaged Paradise Imposes Curfew; Hospital Plans to ReopenOfficials in Paradise are imposing nightly curfews to restrict access to public areas left standing after a devastating wildfire destroyed most of the town.
Woman Hospitalized After Plastic Spork Attack At San Francisco RestaurantAn 18-year-old woman was hospitalized after four other women allegedly attacked her with a plastic spork at a restaurant in downtown San Francisco early Thursday morning, police said.
New Hospital Opens, Replacing St. Luke's in San FranciscoThe new Sutter Health CPMC Mission Bernal Campus opened its doors Saturday and began moving in patients.
Hand Sanitizers Are Losing Kill Power Against This Germ In Hospitals, Study FindsIn hospitals, one bacterial species is becoming increasingly tolerant to the alcohols used in hand sanitizers.
George HW Bush Hospitalized With Blood InfectionA family spokesman says former President George H.W. Bush has been hospitalized in Houston with an infection, just after attending the funeral of his wife Barbara.
San Francisco Hospital Opens Locked Ward For Mentally Ill And HomelessNew hospital beds for San Francisco's mentally ill and homeless are in a locked facility, renewing a debate on California's commitment laws.
Charles Manson Reportedly Hospitalized In BakersfieldCharles Manson, the charismatic cult leader whose followers committed heinous murders that shocked the nation almost a half century ago, has reportedly been hospitalized.
Smash Mouth's Steve Harwell Rushed To The HospitalOn Thursday, San Jose band Smash Mouth cancelled their show when lead singer Steve Harwell was rushed to the hospital after suffering the effects of cardiomyopathy...
Two Dead, 6 Wounded In New York City Hospital ShootingA doctor with a rifle hidden under a lab coat opened fire Friday at the Bronx hospital where he used to work, killing one person and wounding six others before taking his own life,
Sacramento Area Victims Contract Botulism From Gas Station Nacho Cheese A Sacramento mother was one of at least five people hospitalized last month after contracting botulism from tainted nacho cheese bought at a gas station.
Toddler Burned By Coffee At East Bay Starbucks Airlifted To HospitalA 2-year-old who suffered coffee burns to the face and arm at a Starbucks in the East Bay on Tuesday was airlifted to a hospital.
Former President George H.W. Bush In ICU; Wife Also Hospitalized A spokesman for former President George H.W. Bush says Bush has been admitted to the intensive care unit at Houston's Methodist Hospital to address a respiratory problem from pneumonia.
Conjoined Twins Being Separated In 18+ Hour Surgery At Stanford HospitalConjoined twins from the Sacramento area are undergoing separation surgery at Stanford’s Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Tuesday.