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Expert Rejects Evidence of Life in Jahi McMath

Expert Rejects Evidence of Life in Jahi McMath

A court-appointed expert has told a California judge he sees no evidence that a 13-year-old girl is alive 10 months... Read »

Oct 9, 2014
Is Artificial Turf Safe? Ex-Soccer Players Have Doubts

Is Artificial Turf Safe? Ex-Soccer Players Have Doubts

From high schools to multi-million-dollar sports complexes, artificial turf soccer fields are everywhere in... Read »

Oct 9, 2014
Official Briefs Supes on Santa Clara Co.'s Ebola Preparedness

Official Briefs Supes on Santa Clara Co.'s Ebola Preparedness

The Ebola virus could infect up to 1.4 million people in three countries in West Africa by the end of January... Watch »

Oct 7, 2014
Ebola in America

Ebola in America

The first confirmed case of Ebola in the United States sparked immediate concerns about who may have been... Read »

Oct 9, 2014
Enterovirus-D68 Outbreak

Enterovirus-D68 Outbreak

A deadly outbreak of an uncommon virus, enterovirus-D68, has made children across the country ill and has left some... Read »

Oct 7, 2014
UCSC Fighting Ebola With Technology

UCSC Fighting Ebola With Technology

UC Santa Cruz merging science and technology to fight Ebola. Watch »

Oct 8, 2014
U.S. Considering Tougher Ebola Screening at Major Airports

U.S. Considering Tougher Ebola Screening at Major Airports

Calling Ebola a top national security priority, President Barack Obama on Monday announced his administration... Watch »

Oct 6, 2014
Mom of NBC News Freelancer With Ebola Says Doctors Are Optimistic

Mom of NBC News Freelancer With Ebola Says Doctors Are Optimistic

The mother of NBC News freelance photojournalist Ashoka Mukpo says that her son and his doctors are optimistic about... Watch »

Oct 6, 2014
San Leandro Company Recalls Beef Products

San Leandro Company Recalls Beef Products

A San Leandro Meat company is recalling hundreds of pounds of beef. Health officials say the Galant Food Company is... Read »

Oct 6, 2014
Domestic Violence Prevention Programs Don't Work, Researchers Say

Domestic Violence Prevention Programs Don't Work, Researchers Say

In the wake of domestic abuse scandals that have plagued the NFL, the league's commissioner, Roger Goodell,... Read »

Oct 4, 2014
Woman Who Received Womb Transplant Gives Birth

Woman Who Received Womb Transplant Gives Birth

A woman in Sweden gave birth after receiving a womb transplant, the doctor who performed the pioneering... Read »

Oct 4, 2014
New Jersey Boy Who Died Had Enterovirus: CDC

New Jersey Boy Who Died Had Enterovirus: CDC

The Centers for Disease Control has determined that the 4-year-old New Jersey boy who died at home last week... Watch »

Oct 7, 2014
Is the Bay Area Prepared For an Ebola Outbreak?

Is the Bay Area Prepared For an Ebola Outbreak?

California's two senators are asking trade groups representing the state's hospitals to make sure their members have... Watch »

Oct 3, 2014
Report: Facebook Moving Into Healthcare

Report: Facebook Moving Into Healthcare

Facebook may soon begin developing healthcare-oriented apps as the social network broadens its Read »

Oct 4, 2014
Family Leaves Dallas Home Where Ebola Patient Stayed

Family Leaves Dallas Home Where Ebola Patient Stayed

A hazardous-materials crew on Friday decontaminated the Texas apartment where an Ebola patient stayed,... Watch »

Oct 7, 2014
Health Experts Not Worried About Ebola Spreading in US

Health Experts Not Worried About Ebola Spreading in US

The Ebola pandemic was the focus of a Global Health Symposium held in San Francisco on Thursday. Watch »

Oct 2, 2014
Texas Can Enforce Strict Abortion Law: Appeals Court

Texas Can Enforce Strict Abortion Law: Appeals Court

A U.S. appeals court Thursday allowed Texas to immediately begin enforcing tough new abortion restrictions that will... Read »

Oct 2, 2014
Enterovirus Confirmed in 2 Bay Area Counties

Enterovirus Confirmed in 2 Bay Area Counties

Two Bay Area counties have confirmed cases of enterovirus, health officials said Thursday. Watch »

Oct 3, 2014
Travelers From West Africa Warned About Ebola

Travelers From West Africa Warned About Ebola

All people traveling to the United States from countries with Ebola are being warned as of Wednesday about... Read »

Oct 1, 2014
Two Cases of Enterovirus Confirmed in LA County

Two Cases of Enterovirus Confirmed in LA County

The first cases of enterovirus D68 confirmed in Los Angeles County involve two children, according to... Watch »

Oct 2, 2014

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