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Clothes Carry Germs Into Newborn ICU: Study
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Clothes Carry Germs Into Newborn ICU: Study

Parents and other people who come to visit babies in the newborn intensive care unit are sometimes carrying a potentially deadly germ on their clothing, researchers report. They found respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) on 4 percent of samples taken from the clothing of visitors to... Read »

Aug 25, 2015
FDA: Eggless Spread Doesn't Cut It as Mayo

FDA: Eggless Spread Doesn't Cut It as Mayo

A vegan spread called Just Mayo isn't actually mayonnaise, according to U.S. regulators, because it doesn't actually... Read »

Aug 25, 2015
High Risk of Tick-Borne Diseases on Trails

High Risk of Tick-Borne Diseases on Trails

San Francisco Bay Area's trails and open space hold a higher risk of tick-borne disease than previously thought. Read »

Aug 24, 2015
Souping: Hollywood's Latest Health Craze

Souping: Hollywood's Latest Health Craze

Health conscious Californians are abandoning their juice makers for the humble soup, which has been reinvented into... Watch »

Aug 18, 2015
Coffee Aids Colon Cancer Recovery, Study Finds

Coffee Aids Colon Cancer Recovery, Study Finds

Colon cancer patients who enjoy a few cups of coffee a day appear to survive their cancer better and are less likely... Read »

Aug 17, 2015
Judge Upholds Law Prohibiting Physician-Assisted Suicide

Judge Upholds Law Prohibiting Physician-Assisted Suicide

A San Francisco Superior Court judge on Friday upheld the enforcement of California laws dating back 141 years... Watch »

Aug 14, 2015
Right to Die Debate Heads to San Francisco Court

Right to Die Debate Heads to San Francisco Court

California's right to die debate heads to court in San Francisco on Friday, where a number of terminally ill... Watch »

Aug 13, 2015
Former Cal Football Player Sues UC Berkeley Over Concussions

Former Cal Football Player Sues UC Berkeley Over Concussions

A former University of California, Berkeley football player is suing the university for medical malpractice. Watch »

Aug 13, 2015
FDA Approves OxyContin for Children 11 and Older

FDA Approves OxyContin for Children 11 and Older

Under the new approval for children who are suffering from severe, long-term pain, doctors are directed to only... Read »

Aug 14, 2015
Blue Bell Begins 1st Ice Cream Shipments After Listeria Outbreak

Blue Bell Begins 1st Ice Cream Shipments After Listeria Outbreak

Blue Bell Creameries has resumed ice cream shipments four months after voluntarily pulling all products from store... Watch »

Aug 11, 2015
FDA Warns Kim Kardashian About Drug Endorsement

FDA Warns Kim Kardashian About Drug Endorsement

Reality TV star Kim Kardashian is no stranger to criticism, having spent the better part of the last decade in the... Read »

Aug 12, 2015
CA Wildfires Burns Medical Marijuana Industry

CA Wildfires Burns Medical Marijuana Industry

It’s a different kind of smoke than they’re used to. Several Bay Area medical marijuana dispensaries say wildfires... Watch »

Aug 6, 2015
Cystic Fibrosis Patient's Wish: Meet Taylor Swift

Cystic Fibrosis Patient's Wish: Meet Taylor Swift

Tiffany Rich has two items on her bucket list: get new lungs and meet Taylor Swift. Watch »

Aug 7, 2015
New York Legionnaires' Outbreak Sickens 81, Kills 7

New York Legionnaires' Outbreak Sickens 81, Kills 7

Three more people have died of Legionnaires' disease in the Bronx in an outbreak that has claimed seven lives in... Watch »

Aug 4, 2015
SJ, SF Rank High in Health, Livability: Survey

SJ, SF Rank High in Health, Livability: Survey

A new survey finds that San Jose and San Francisco are some of the best — and healthiest — cities to live in the... Read »

Aug 4, 2015
Citing Hacking Risk, FDA Says Hospira Pump Shouldn't Be Used

Citing Hacking Risk, FDA Says Hospira Pump Shouldn't Be Used

The Food and Drug Administration said Friday it's the first time it has warned caregivers to stop using a product... Read »

Jul 31, 2015
2 Dead, 31 Sick Amid 'Unusual' Legionnaires' Outbreak in NYC

2 Dead, 31 Sick Amid 'Unusual' Legionnaires' Outbreak in NYC

Nearly three dozen cases of Legionnaires' disease, a severe, often lethal, form of pneumonia spread through the air,... Watch »

Jul 30, 2015
Boil Water Advisory Lifted in Los Altos

Boil Water Advisory Lifted in Los Altos

An advisory has been lifted for nearly 800 Los Altos residents who had been ordered to boil water that was initially... Read »

Jul 28, 2015
The Health Benefits of Having a Pet

The Health Benefits of Having a Pet

For centuries, humans have taken animal companions into their homes. But the utility of the animals goes beyond... Read »

Aug 3, 2015
Covered California Coverage Costs Increasing

Covered California Coverage Costs Increasing

The average premium will rise 4 percent in 2016, a slight decrease from the 4.2 percent jump in 2015. Read »

Jul 27, 2015

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