A San Francisco resident has died from flu-related causes, the first such death in The City this season.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has awarded The City $8 million for a four-year project aimed at improving care for people living with HIV, Mayor London Breed announced Thursday.
A bat tested positive for rabies in the Las Palmas area of unincorporated Monterey County but no humans have been affected by the virus, Monterey County public health officials said Thursday.
The Marine Mammal Center is facing the second largest outbreak of leptospirosis in California sea lions in its recorded history, according to the center.
Mental health professionals will be required to undergo suicide prevention training under a bill signed Wednesday by Gov. Jerry Brown.
State Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones sued the maker of an arthritis drug in Alameda County Superior Court Tuesday for alleged insurance fraud, claiming the drug is sold through illegal kickbacks to doctors.
The public health department for Santa Clara County has launched a new data portal that offers hundreds of numbers and visualizations regarding public safety in the South Bay.
The California Legislature on Monday passed Assembly Bill 186, which would give the green light for safe injection sites in San Francisco under a three-year …
A Vallejo man with cancer was awarded $250 million in punitive damages Friday in a landmark lawsuit against herbicide manufacturer Monsanto..
Officials with the Alameda County Health Care Services Agency said recently-released data reveal that the number of opioid overdose deaths decreased by nearly 50 percent in 2017.
The Solano County Public Health Department reported Tuesday an active pulmonary tuberculosis case associated with Laurel Creek Elementary School in Fairfield.
A young girl found buried in a casket in San Francisco’s Lone Mountain neighborhood a year ago has been identified.
Silicon Valley entrepreneur Sean Parker Tuesday announced a $10 million gift to the University of California at San Francisco.
The number of people sickened by a bacterial disease connected with a San Jose restaurant continues to grow.
A Mexican seafood restaurant in San Jose has been connected to 80 people falling ill and more than a dozen people developing Shigella
A Mexican seafood restaurant in San Jose closed Sunday after more than a dozen people became sick with Shigella.
Following the treatment for bedbugs, the building will be ventilated, and a bedbug-sniffing dog will be brought in to evaluate the facility.
A sickly bat that was found earlier this week on a Fremont street has tested positive for rabies.
Six San Quentin prison inmates have been diagnosed with Legionnaires disease as of today.
Visiting time for prisoners at San Quentin has been halted as health and prison officials investigate a case of Legionnaires disease.