The federal government will allow Medicaid dollars to treat some people in prisons, jails or juvenile detention centers for the first time ever, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced Thursday.
Civic Center Plaza in San Francisco was taken over by thousands of anti-abortion protesters on Saturday afternoon for this year's March for Life. It marked the first time the annual event has been held since the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade in June.
Goldie Williams was given just weeks to live and underwent an emergency liver transplant. She is already raising awareness about organ donations, which are desperately needed.
Among almost 4 million U.S. births in 2021, nearly 52,000 occurred at home — an increase of about 12% from the previous year, the CDC said.
The respiratory virus RSV is keeping doctors busy and beds full at Bay Area children’s hospitals.
The FDA-recalled quinapril and hydrochlorothiazide tablets were shipped to customers nationwide in May 2021.
Philips initially estimated it could repair or replace the units within a year. But with the recall expanding to more than 5 million devices, it now says the effort will stretch into next year.
Emerging Omicron subvariants XBB, BQ.1, and BQ1.1 are likely resistant to some of the top drugs used to treat COVID-19 infections, experts warn.
Hundreds of nurses in Oakland and Berkeley were set to strike Monday morning because of what they call unsafe working conditions and high turnover rates. The strike will affect three of Sutter Health’s medical center campuses.
Pfizer said the commercial pricing for adult COVID-19 vaccine doses could start in early 2023, depending on when the U.S. government phases out its program of buying the shots.
Several U.S. retailers are now selling over-the-counter hearing aids at a cheaper cost compared to prescription devices, officials say. Here’s where to buy them.
Syphilis cases have continued to rise over the last seven years and officials say informing people about the spread is crucial to protecting women and their babies.
There's a shortage of elderly caregivers, and finding enough is only getting harder.
After physician burnout spiked during the COVID pandemic, experts see an urgent need to address the issue.
Swallowing batteries is a “rare method of deliberate self-harm” that can cause serious complications.
Studies showed the Daxxify drug can temporarily improve moderate to severe frown lines in adults for a median duration of about six months, according to the company.
Kaiser Permanente, the nation's largest non-profit HMO, is seeing mass picketing at four northern and central California locations. The biggest worry right now is how long will the labor action last?
The U.S. has declared a public health emergency to bolster the federal response to the outbreak of monkeypox that already has infected more than 6,600 Americans.
About 261 million Americans have received at least one COVID-19 shot, but only 108 million have received a booster.
Labor leaders demonstrated Tuesday against a deal that would see Amazon buying health care provider One Medical. Labor leaders and privacy advocates are worried the deal could impact patient care and patient privacy.