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Friday, Feb 5, 2016 at 06:00 PM PST

CDC Issues Updated Zika Guidelines

CDC Issues Updated Zika Guidelines

A Brazilian health official warned pregnant women to think twice before giving a kiss as global measures mounted Friday against the Zika virus suspected of a link to birth defects.

Thursday, Feb 4, 2016 at 06:54 PM PST

$13.5M Offered to Turn East Bay Medical Center Into Hotel

$13.5M Offered to Turn East Bay Medical Center Into Hotel

An East Bay medical center shuttered last year could soon reopen its doors to a different set of guests: hotel-goers.

Thursday, Feb 4, 2016 at 05:33 PM PST

Concern Spreads About Meningitis in the Bay Area

Concern Spreads About Meningitis in the Bay Area

A third student at Santa Clara University was diagnosed with meningococcal disease, a serious and sometimes deadly infection, the Santa Clara County Health Department announced Thursday.

Thursday, Feb 4, 2016 at 04:54 PM PST

Ahead of Super Bowl, Stanford Blood Center Calls for More Donors

Ahead of Super Bowl, Stanford Blood Center Calls for More Donors

The Stanford Blood Center is calling for increased donations to gear up for Super Bowl 50. SBC supplies blood to Stanford Health Care, which is one of two designated trauma centers for the big game.

Thursday, Feb 4, 2016 at 05:27 PM PST

San Diego Company Testing Possible Diabetes Cure

San Diego Company Testing Possible Diabetes Cure

A San Diego biotech company believes it has found a possible cure for Type 1 diabetes. The La Jolla-based company, ViaCyte, in conjunction with Johnson & Johnson, is testing a stem cell treatment to cure those...

Thursday, Feb 4, 2016 at 03:33 PM PST

Obamacare Posts Respectable Sign-Up Season

Obamacare Posts Respectable Sign-Up Season

Still facing political jeopardy, President Barack Obama's health care law beat expectations by earning solid sign-ups this year, according to figures released Thursday by the administration. About 12.7 million...

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