Less funding for tobacco prevention

A new study shows that states have slashed tobacco prevention funds by 36%…

China expects 48,000 new HIV cases this year

China will have about 780,000 people infected with the AIDS virus by the end of this year…

China prepares for big entry into vaccine market

The world should get ready for a new Made in China product – vaccines…

A cancer survivor expresses gratitude to his wife

Vincent Lo, an immigrant from Hong Kong, learned about two years ago that he had liver cancer…

Salt hidden in your Thanksgiving menu

No need for a salt shaker on the Thanksgiving table: Unless you really cooked from scratch…

CDPH Warns Consumers to Avoid Wild Mushrooms

California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today reminds consumers that collecting and eating wild mushrooms can cause serious illness and even death…

Health insurance premium hikes

From 2003 to 2010, on average familiy insurance coverage costs jumped 50 percent…

Peanut allergies among children

” Dad, my throat hurts, can you buy me some cough drops? ” The father, Brian Hom, had no idea that would be B.J.’s last words before dying from an allergic reaction to peanuts….

Southbay water district supports fluoride

The Santa Clara Valley Water District adopted a new policy supporting fluoridation in their drinking water. Fluoridation has been shown to prevent cavities and saves money…

San Francisco “Don’t Take the Bait” Campaign

EPA says mouse and rat baits pose harm to the public, pets and environment. San Francisco Supervisor Malia Cohen and the Department of Environment…