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.
'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.
Good Samaritans Rally To Help Bay Area Man After EDD Payments FrozenMore than a million unemployed Californians were asked to re-verify their identities by the state's Employment Development Department and saw payments suspended right before the new year.
EDD Benefits Thieves Now Targeting Victims' Bank Accounts; 'My Identity Is Being Hijacked'Imagine discovering one day that your bank account has been hijacked by an imposter who has stolen all your money. It's the latest twist in a hacking epidemic involving unemployment debit cards that KPIX 5 was first to expose last fall.
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.
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.
Testing Shows Many Bay Area Restaurants Mislabel FishBay Area consumers have a reputation for being in the know but, when it comes to some seafood, local diners may be way off track.
SkyDrone 5 Shows Remarkable Comeback For San Luis ReservoirSan Luis Reservoir, one of the state's largest, was also one of its driest. What a difference one winter can make.
Certain Over-The-Counter Medications Could Increase Risk Of DementiaThere is growing evidence to suggest the long-term use of some very common over-the-counter medicines -- from pain relievers, cold and allergy treatments even some sleep aids -- may increase your risk of dementia.