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Facebook, Apple Pay for Women to Freeze Eggs

Facebook, Apple Pay for Women to Freeze Eggs

Tech giants and Apple and Facebook appear to have become the first major employers to pay for workers to... Watch »

Oct 14, 2014
Nurses Participate in Drills to Prepare for Ebola

Nurses Participate in Drills to Prepare for Ebola

East Bay health care providers spent Tuesday talking with the Centers for Disease Control asking questions... Watch »

Oct 14, 2014
Bay Area Kids Join Michelle Obama at White House Garden

Bay Area Kids Join Michelle Obama at White House Garden

Elementary school students are joining First Lady Michelle Obama for the fall harvest of the White House... Read »

Oct 14, 2014
Bay Area Health Officials Prep for Ebola

Bay Area Health Officials Prep for Ebola

The Ebola virus outbreak is prompting paramedics to take more precautions when responding to calls. Watch »

Oct 13, 2014
Hospitals Not Doing Enough to Prevent Ebola: Nurses

Hospitals Not Doing Enough to Prevent Ebola: Nurses

This new Ebola case has prompted a call for action by Bay Area nurses. Watch »

Oct 13, 2014
San Leandro-Based Medshare Helps Battle Ebola by Sending Supplies to West Africa

San Leandro-Based Medshare Helps Battle Ebola by Sending Supplies...

NBC Bay Area's Christie Smith shows how local volunteers are helping the fight against Ebola by organizing, shipping... Watch »

Oct 11, 2014
Plane Briefly Quarantined After Ebola Scare

Plane Briefly Quarantined After Ebola Scare

A plane was briefly quarantined Las Vegas' McCarran International Airport Friday after a report that a passenger on... Read »

Oct 10, 2014
Enterovirus Confirmed in Santa Clara County

Enterovirus Confirmed in Santa Clara County

Health officials confirmed Santa Clara County‚Äôs first case of enterovirus-D68 Thursday in a child who has... Watch »

Oct 9, 2014
Concerns Continue to Grow About Deadly Ebola Virus

Concerns Continue to Grow About Deadly Ebola Virus

NBC Bay Area's Cheryl Hurd shows how health officials and airports are working to prevent the Ebola virus... Watch »

Oct 8, 2014
Santa Clara Health Officials Raise Ebola Awareness

Santa Clara Health Officials Raise Ebola Awareness

Santa Clara Public Health Officials took action Wednesday to raise awareness about Ebola for hospitals and... Watch »

Oct 8, 2014
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 24, 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

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