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Measles Rules Spottier for Teachers Than Students

Measles Rules Spottier for Teachers Than Students

When a measles case surfaced at a California high school, it was easy for officials to review student records, but... Read »

Feb 16, 2015
Covered California Deadline Passes

Covered California Deadline Passes

The deadline to sign up for health care in 2015 through the insurance marketplace was Sunday at midnight. Watch »

Feb 16, 2015
Genetically Modified Apples Receive Federal Approval

Genetically Modified Apples Receive Federal Approval

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has given its approval for two types of apples genetically modified to resist... Read »

Feb 14, 2015
Covered California Health Care Fairs Held Across Bay Area

Covered California Health Care Fairs Held Across Bay Area

The public was invited to Covered California health care fairs across the Bay Area this weekend to get information... Read »

Feb 15, 2015
Snag Affecting Health Law Sign-Ups Gets a Fix

Snag Affecting Health Law Sign-Ups Gets a Fix

A technical problem that had been interfering with sign-ups for government healthcare plans has been fixed... Read »

Feb 14, 2015
What to Know for the Obamacare Deadline

What to Know for the Obamacare Deadline

If you're not insured, there's still time to sign up for health coverage this year under Obamacare before the Feb. Read »

Feb 15, 2015
Puerto Rico Debates Fining Parents of Obese Children

Puerto Rico Debates Fining Parents of Obese Children

Parents of obese children in Puerto Rico would be fined up to $800 if they fail to improve their child's health... Read »

Feb 13, 2015
Study to Determine If Almonds Could Affect Heart Risk

Study to Determine If Almonds Could Affect Heart Risk

Almonds are the focus of a forthcoming study on heart disease by Berkeley's Cholesterol Research Center at the... Read »

Feb 13, 2015
BART Rider May Have Exposed Commuters to Measles

BART Rider May Have Exposed Commuters to Measles

A Contra Costa County resident commuting to and from work in San Francisco last week may have exposed some BART... Watch »

Feb 12, 2015
SF Restaurant Designs Condom for Valentine's Day

SF Restaurant Designs Condom for Valentine's Day

Italian restaurant Locanda has produced a limited edition 'Locondom' to give out on Feb. 14. Read »

Feb 12, 2015
Allergic to Milk? FDA Has a Valentine's Day Warning for You

Allergic to Milk? FDA Has a Valentine's Day Warning for You

Does your sweetheart have a milk allergy? You may want to hold off on a dark chocolate Valentine. Read »

Feb 12, 2015
Marin County School District Takes Stand in Vaccination Debate

Marin County School District Takes Stand in Vaccination Debate

A Marin County school district is taking a stand against students opting out of immunizations. Watch »

Feb 10, 2015
Health Care Records Vulnerable to Criminals

Health Care Records Vulnerable to Criminals

Those seemingly harmless medical forms everyone fills out before seeing a doctor can lead to identity theft if they... Read »

Feb 9, 2015
Q&A on Measles Outbreak

Q&A on Measles Outbreak

A Q & A on measles, try to answer some lingering questions about the most infectious disease known. Read »

Feb 5, 2015
NJ Baby Has Suspected Case of Measles: Officials

NJ Baby Has Suspected Case of Measles: Officials

The Jersey City Department of Health and the New Jersey Department of Health are investigating a suspected case... Watch »

Feb 6, 2015
Massive Data Breach at Anthem Boosts Tech Stocks

Massive Data Breach at Anthem Boosts Tech Stocks

The Anthem security breach sends security stocks soaring Watch »

Feb 5, 2015
Smartphone Attachment Tests for HIV in 15 Minutes

Smartphone Attachment Tests for HIV in 15 Minutes

A team at Columbia University has created a smartphone attachment that is capable of testing blood for HIV and... Read »

Feb 6, 2015
Stress in U.S. Proportional to Income: Study

Stress in U.S. Proportional to Income: Study

Money can’t buy you happiness, but the lack of it can buy you stress. A new survey released by the American... Read »

Feb 4, 2015
Lawmakers Aim to Cut Vaccine Exemptions For Personal Belief

Lawmakers Aim to Cut Vaccine Exemptions For Personal Belief

California lawmakers are proposing legislation that would require parents to vaccinate all school children unless a... Watch »

Feb 4, 2015
Disneyland Measles Outbreak Isn't Largest in Recent Memory

Disneyland Measles Outbreak Isn't Largest in Recent Memory

The largest U.S. measles outbreak in recent history isn't the one that started in December at Disneyland. Read »

Feb 4, 2015

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