9 Sickened With Measles After December Disneyland Visits, Including Alameda Co. ResidentAn Alameda County resident contracted measles after visiting a theme park in Southern California last month, public health officials announced on Wednesday.
Listeria Linked to Caramel Apple Deaths In California, Other StatesIllness and death followed a strain of bad caramel apples in several states...
Napster Co-Founder Sean Parker Donates $24 Million To Stanford For Curing All Allergies In 10 YearsTech billionaire Sean Parker is pledging $24 million toward a Stanford University campaign to develop a cure for all allergies with one single treatment.
Health Officials Warn This Year's Flu Vaccine Won't Prevent New H3N2 Strain Of InfluenzaHealth officials weren't sure if the new strain would become a significant problem in the U.S., but lab specimens from patients have shown that the most commonly seen flu bug so far is the new strain of H3N2.
Norovirus To Blame For Sickening Over 50 Guests At Redwood City Hotel Last MonthSan Mateo County health officials have determined a norovirus outbreak caused more than 50 people at a Redwood City hotel to fall ill last month.
San Francisco-Based Website Helping Patients Solve Mystery Medical IllnessesA San Francisco-based website is helping people solve mystery medical illnesses without the help of a doctor.
Stanford Doctor Says Every Major City Could See Ebola CasesTop medical experts studying the spread of Ebola say the public should expect more cases to emerge in the United States by year's end as infected people arrive here from West Africa, including American doctors and nurses returning from the hot zone and people fleeing from the deadly disease.
Marin County Patient Suspected Of Having Ebola Discharged After Found Disease-FreeA patient who was possibly at risk for the Ebola virus was admitted to a Marin County hospital Monday morning and later found to not have the disease.
Botulism Contamination Risk In Williams-Sonoma Pumpkin Seed Pesto SauceState public health officials are warning consumers not to eat Williams-Sonoma pumpkin seed pesto sauce because it may have been improperly produced and has a risk of botulism.
San Leandro Food Company Recalls 410 Pounds Of Beef Used In Piroshki's A San Leandro food company is recalling about 410 pounds of beef products because their meat filling did not meet critical cooking standards.
First Case Of Enterovirus 68 Confirmed In Solano CountyThe California Department of Public Health reports that eight cases of EV-D68 are on record in California so far this year.
Enterovirus Outbreak Reaches California With First Children Diagnosed In SoCalCalifornia's first cases of the uncommon respiratory infection enterovirus D68 have been reported by San Diego County health authorities.
Smoke Advisory Issued To Bay Area Residents Over Air Quality Due To WildfiresThe Bay Area Air Quality Management District issued a smoke advisory to alert Bay Area residents to the potential for poor air quality due to Northern California wildfires through Monday.
Peanut, Almond Butters Sold At Trader Joe's, Whole Foods Recalled Over Possible Salmonella ContaminationWhole Foods and Trader Joe’s shoppers may want to check their cupboards after peanut and almond butter sold at the stores were recalled over possible salmonella contamination.
Officials Warn Swimmers Of High Bacteria Levels At Monterey County BeachMonterey County health officials have issued an advisory warning people to avoid swimming at a state beach in Pacific Grove because of high levels of bacteria found there.