Oregon leads the nation in the percentage of kids entering kindergarten with non-medical waivers for one or more vaccinations. State health officials hope a law taking effect March 1 changes that by requiring parents to get the facts before opting out.
Nailah Winkfield says she believes her daughter, Jahi McMath, is “much better physically” since she was removed from Children’s Hospital Oakland last month.
San Francisco Bay Area health officials issued a public warning that a college student with measles could have exposed thousands of others when he attended classes and rode public transit.
Talking more often is good, using longer sentences is better.
A recent study suggests that a person’s body mass index, or BMI, increases by .03 every time he or she consumes a fast food meal.
San Francisco officials again are trying to improve residents’ health and raise money for government coffers by taxing soda and other sweetened drinks, an effort that’s previously failed to gain traction locally and in other U.S. cities.
According to a recent study out of UCLA, getting married at the age of 25 or older is good for a man’s bones.
Ken Uechi has been making sushi for 8 years and considers himself an artist. But he says a new law is adding an unwanted layer to his work.
Target Corp. says it will no longer be offering health care coverage for its part-time workers. The discounter is citing new options now available through health care exchanges under the Affordable Care Act.
The number of confirmed deaths in California due to the flu this season has jumped to 45, an increase of 38 over last week, according to a statement by the California Department of Public Health.
The family of 13-year-old Jahi McMath and a California hospital are in talks to move her to another facility.
A federal magistrate will oversee the mandatory talks between representatives of Children’s Hospital Oakland and the family of Jahi McMath,