Antibiotic-resistant superbugs found in ground beef

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A Consumer Reports finding indicates a great amount of ground beef is infested with antibiotic-resistant superbugs…

High risk of tick-borne diseases in San Francisco Bay Area

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San Francisco Bay Area’s trails and open space hold a higher risk of tick-borne disease than previously thought…

Scientists find how obesity gene works, a clue to treatment

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Scientists have figured out how the key gene tied to obesity makes people fat…

Live Healthier: Managing kids colds

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It’s back to school time… chances are, they’ll bring home more than homework…

Health officials investigate another plague case in Yosemite

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California health officials are investigating another possible case of plague in a tourist from Georgia…

FDA approves first pill aimed at boosting female libido

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The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first prescription drug designed to boost sexual desire in women…

Seven counties in Bay Area found West Nile virus

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Alameda, Marin, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Sonoma, Solano and Contra Costa counties have all found the West Nile virus activities…