If the assertion later turns out to be true, her death would mark the fourth vaping-associated fatality in California since July, according to the health department.
In recent decades, scientists have consistently warned that humanity was headed full-speed toward an antibiotic-resistant future. A new report from the CDC says that future is already here.
Raising the physical activity levels of adults worldwide by a nominal amount could raise the global economy by as much as $446 billion USD by 2050, according to a new analysis from RAND Europe.
San Francisco Mayor London Breed and two supervisors announced Tuesday that they reached an agreement on how to reform the city's mental health care system.
New survey found almost 90% of those surveyed said they lost sleep to binge watch television programs.
The contestant didn't know the Final Jeopardy! answer, so he used the moment to share words of encouragement for the longtime host who is battling pancreatic cancer.
The health care giant announced the death of their CEO Sunday afternoon.
Adding to the urgency is the closure of the Alta-Bates medical center in Berkeley.
Health officials investigating an outbreak of vaping-related illnesses in over 2,000 Americans say they have found more direct evidence that vitamin E acetate may be the culprit. In an update provided Friday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said the chemical compound was found in lung fluid from 29 patients tested in a government lab.
A new survey has found that turning to Google for health issues may be doing some patients more harm than good, with two in five respondents found to have falsely convinced themselves they had a serious disease after browsing the web.
Open Enrollment has begun. Over the next month, millions of Americans will choose their health insurance coverage for 2020. A human resources consultant says it's important to get started, compare your options, and pick the right plan for you.
The man said his ear hurt a lot like something was scratching or crawling inside.
If millennial health continues to decline and goes unaddressed over the next decade, the report predicted that millennials could see mortality rates climb by more than 40 percent compared to Gen-Xers at the same age.
A simple blood test may be capable of predicting breast cancer risk in women several years before clinical signs begin to appear, according to a promising study out of Nottingham University’s School of Medicine.
A study published Monday found an association between increased screen time in preschoolers and lower brain development.
While it seems holiday decorations go up earlier and earlier every year, research may prove that decorating early could actually be good for your mental health.
The Center For Disease Control is warning consumers to be careful when handling and cooking ground beef citing a Salmonella outbreak in six states including California.
Healthy adult volunteers could get paid more than $3,000 to become infected with the flu virus while researchers monitor how the body controls the infection.
The California Department of Public Health advises people catching crab recreationally not to consume the viscera (internal organs or guts) of crab caught in two coastal areas due to the presence of domoic acid, a potent neurotoxin.
Low levels of domoic acid can cause nausea, diarrhea and dizziness. Higher levels can cause short-term memory loss, seizures and death.