Drug Expert: U.S. Needs an 'Operation Warp Speed' for Opioid EpidemicA new federal report shows how the coronavirus pandemic has created a perfect storm when it comes to drug overdose deaths.
COVID Lockdown Stress Leads to Spike in Opioid Overdose DeathsDuring the COVID pandemic, according to a new CDC report, the United States has set a record when it comes to overdose deaths.
The Game Changer: New Test Helps Doctors Find Hidden Prostate CancerNew technology is making it easier for doctors to detect prostate cancer in men and could prove to be an effective treatment for the disease.
'Explant' Expansion: Plastic Surgeons See Growing Demand to Shrink Breast SizeFor more and more women, when it comes to breast enhancements with implants, there's been a cultural shift toward a "less is more" approach.
COVID Long-Haulers Find Relief Among Fellow Sufferers on Road to RecoveryAbout 10 percent of patients experience lingering misery after they no longer test positive for COVID-19. They're the "long-haulers" and doctors at UCSF established an online support group for them that is the first of its kind in the nation.
Beating the COVID Blues, Bay Area Musicians Tour Neighborhood DrivewaysSome top-flight Bay Area musicians who can't tour the country and world during the pandemic have been touring local driveways instead.
KPIX Investigation Finds San Jose Gyms Defying State Shutdown OrdersDespite a rise in COVID-19 cases and deaths across the Bay Area, KPIX discovered some San Jose gym owners defying orders and operating in plain sight.
Bay Area Patients Stung By Unapproved Stem Cell Treatments As FDA Looks To Clamp DownHundreds of clinics are popping up all over the country offering unapproved and potentially dangerous stem cell treatments.
How The Loma Prieta Earthquake Shook Up Seismic StandardsSome new Bay Area buildings may have the edge when it comes to riding out the next big earthquake, thanks to seismic-savvy building techniques inspired by hard-won lessons learned in Loma Prieta.
Shuttered Berkeley Steel Foundry's Toxic Footprint Poses Risk for WorkersEmployees at a recycling business on the site of a steel foundry that shut down last year after going bankrupt are at risk, according to the Alameda County Department of Public Health.
KPIX Archive: 1969 News Events in the Bay AreaFifty years ago, the world held its breath as American astronauts became the first humans to walk on the moon. While the Apollo 11 mission made history, in 1969, there were other significant historic events that took place around the Bay Area.