Mystery Goo Now Blamed For Killing At Least 80 East Bay ShorebirdsWildlife experts are still tying to identify a mystery substance that has covered and killed at least 80 birds on the East Bay shoreline.
Flu Outbreak Forces Santa Clara Hospitals To Decide Who Can Visit RelativesWith flu cases spiking in Santa Clara County, hospitals are taking extra steps to keep the virus out by creating tough restrictions for people visiting loved ones in the hospital.
Flu Vaccine Only 23 Percent Effective, Doesn't Cover Bug Making Most People SickAs predicted, this year’s flu vaccine is doing a pretty crummy job. It’s only 23 percent effective, primarily because it doesn’t include the bug that is making most people sick, according to a government study released Thursday.
Family Sues Safeway After Felton Woman Dies From Listeria After Caramel Apple PurchaseA lawsuit has been filed after a Santa Cruz County woman’s family says she became ill, and eventually died due to listeria from a caramel apple she bought at a local Safeway grocery store.
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.
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.
Stanford Surgeon Under ‘Modified Quarantine’ In San Mateo County After Returning From LiberiaA Stanford surgeon has been put on modified quarantine in San Mateo County after treating Ebola patients in Liberia for the past month.
Dozens Attending NAACP Gala At Redwood City Hotel Sickened After Meal Of Salmon, SaladMore than 50 attendees attending an NAACP gala in Redwood City Saturday evening were sickened by a case of possible food poisoning.
Are These For Real? CareerBuilders' Most Unbelievable Excuses For Calling In Sick ListExcuses for calling in sick to your job can range from the mundane and ordinary (like a flu call-in) to the more outlandish or wild. CareerBuilder, has been keeping track through a survey and has released some of the strangest reasons employees have given for sicking out.
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.
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.
Bay Area's First 2 Cases Of Enterovirus 68 Reported In Alameda CountyHealth officials have confirmed the Bay Area's first two cases of the uncommon respiratory infection enterovirus D68 in Alameda County Thursday morning.
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.
New California Law Requires Most Employers To Provide Sick Days For WorkersCalifornia will require most employers to provide millions of workers with up to three sickdays each year.
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