COVID NYE: UCSF Health Expert Pushing 'Harm Reduction Model' For New Year's Eve RevelersWith days to go before New Year’s celebrations, some health experts are adjusting their messaging, and offering tips for individuals who choose to gather outside their household during the final holiday of 2020.
Smoke From Wildfires Can Worsen COVID-19 Risk, Putting Firefighters In Even More DangerEmerging research suggests that the smoke firefighters breathe on the front lines of wildfires is putting them at greater risk from the coronavirus, with potentially lethal effects.
South Bay Nurses Unions File Complaint, Allege Unsafe Conditions At Nursing HomesTwo local unions are accusing Santa Clara County of endangering nurses by failing to inform them of coronavirus-infected patients or provide them with the required protective equipment.
Study Links Junk Food Diet During Adolescence, Early Adulthood With Premenopausal Breast CancerA diet high in sugary sodas and soft drinks, carbs and processed meat is a recipe for early breast cancer in women, according to a study.
Menlo Park Dad Creates Extreme Playground Where Kids Can Be FreeA dad in Menlo Park has created an extreme playground where neighborhood kids can bounce around and take risks. He calls it a Playborhood.
Americans Collecting Disability And Unemployment At Risk Of Identity TheftState agencies across America are putting millions at risk for identity theft when they mail documents with Social Security numbers.
Study Shows Sexting Among Adults Is CommonHow popular is 'adult' sexting? The numbers may surprise you...
Report: Thousands Of Oakland Apartments Could Collapse In A Major EarthquakeThe report found 22,000 rental units are at risk of failure. One out of 10 renters in Oakland lives in such a dwelling.
UCSF Study Links Soda To Premature Aging, Disease, Early DeathThe first-of-its-kind study suggests that soda may be aging us, in ways we are not even aware of.
TSA Studies Plan To Screen Baggage Based On Passenger's Security RiskThe TSA is studying plans to give luggage different levels of screening depending on the passenger.
Erratic Storm Cells Create Tornado Risk In Bay Area Unstable weather Tuesday created the possibility of a rare Tornado touching down in the Bay Area.
California Facing Dangerous Wildfire SeasonAuthorities have said that California is facing a dangerous wildfire season due to a dry winter that has left the normally green hills of spring parched and tinder-dry.
State Unveils New South Bay Quake Danger MapsThe California Department of Conservation has released a map for local government officials to see what areas in San Jose and Santa Clara County are vulnerable to earthquakes and where to take precautions when planning construction projects, a spokesman said.
HealthWatch: Study Finds Multivitamins May Lower Cancer Risk In MenAmerica’s favorite dietary supplements, multivitamins, modestly lowered the risk for cancer in healthy male doctors who took them for more than a decade, the first large study to test these pills has found.
ConsumerWatch: How Ready Are You For A Big Quake?Over 60 percent of Californians are not prepared for a large-scale earthquake, according to the California Earthquake Preparedness Survey.