Group trying for passage of law — in Legislature or via ballot — to permit physician-assisted suicide. Read more …
She is leaving her post of five years to become CEO of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
Researchers say a form of epilepsy in sea lions provides insights that could help humans. Read more …
Five health care enrollment fairs in the Bay Area this week are planned, as deadline approaches.
27 schools and child-care facilities have opt-out rates of 9.9 percent or higher, a risk for disease outbreaks. Read more. …
Online message says brain-dead Oakland teenager has improved since being moved from hospital.
The brain-dead teen was taken to an undisclosed location after weeks of legal maneuvering.
Developments in the case of the 13-year-old, brain dead girl whom her family wants kept connected to a ventilator.
County health experts see an alarming downward trend in childhood immunizations.
by Don Thompson, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California would take steps to regulate the sale of medical marijuana under a bill approved Monday by the state Senate, restricting cannabis dispensaries that federal prosecutors say have grown out of control. California voters first supported legalizing marijuana to treat illness in 1996, but federal prosecutors recently […]