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Study: Marriage Improves With Age

Study: Marriage Improves With Age

A long-term, 25-year study of marriage led by a UC Berkeley professor reveals that couples with long-term relationships have better unions.Photo Credit: Getty Images [Read entire story]

UCSF Studies Whether Cannabinoid Helps Epilepsy

UCSF Studies Whether Cannabinoid Helps Epilepsy

Researchers at the University of California San Franciso's Benioff Children's Hospital will be the first in an international study to test whether purified cannabinoid - yes, the stuff in marijuana - will treat... [Read entire story]

Gilroy Hospital Placed on Market

Gilroy Hospital Placed on Market

Gilroy's Saint Louise Regional and two other Bay Area facilities in the Daughters of Charity hospital system are up for sale. The news has left some South Bay residents worried. [Read entire story]

Oakland Pediatrician Opens Her Home

Oakland Pediatrician Opens Her Home

Dr. Caroline Hastings has turned the idea of work/life balance on its head and the results are beautiful. [Read entire story]

Dry Weather Triggers Pollen Blooms

Dry Weather Triggers Pollen Blooms

The Bay Area’s unseasonably warm weather may feel good, but it has triggered early blooms and an early allergy season.Photo Credit: NBC Bay Area [Read entire story]

New Flu Deaths Recorded in 4 Bay Area Counties

New Flu Deaths Recorded in 4 Bay Area Counties

Four Bay Area counties reported flu-related deaths on Wednesday, bringing the nine-county regional total to 28.Photo Credit: NBC 5 News [Read entire story]

Pet Poisons: What to Watch Out For

Pet Poisons: What to Watch Out For

The ASPCA compiled a list of the top pet poisons. All pet owners should be aware of hazards in their homes.Photo Credit: AFP/Getty Images [Read entire story]

Weight Trainer Suffers Major Injury

Weight Trainer Suffers Major Injury

A 28-year old CrossFit trainer severed his spine as he tried to lift more than 200 pounds during a weightlifting competition in Southern California. Colorado native Kevin Ogar is recovering in Western...Photo Credit: [Read entire story]

Man Kept Awake During Brain Surgery

Man Kept Awake During Brain Surgery

Many patients are put to sleep for something as complex as brain surgery, but not Josh Wickey. Doctors used only topical anesthesia for the 35-year-old's recent surgery, keeping him fully awake for the six hour... [Read entire story]

Kenmore Heaters Recalled

Kenmore Heaters Recalled

A recall has been issued for about 42,500 Kenmore oscillating fan heaters sold at Sears and Kmart stores last fall after reports that the fans could overheat and catch fire, officials said. [Read entire story]

Is Your Phone Giving You The Flu?

Is Your Phone Giving You The Flu?

You're taking all the precautions to keep safe from the influenza virus -- getting a flu shot, avoiding sick people, and dousing your hands with sanitizer -- but there's something else you should be...Photo Credit: Getty [Read entire story]

Flu Patients Fill N.Texas Hospital

Flu Patients Fill N.Texas Hospital

Some North Texas hospitals are so overwhelmed with flu patients that they have run out of available rooms to admit them, medical officials say. “It’s a very serious situation,” said J.R. Labbe, a spokeswoman [Read entire story]

Pharmacies Short on Flu Vaccine

Pharmacies Short on Flu Vaccine

As the number of flu-related deaths in the Bay Area continues to rise, there is word of a temporary shortage of flu vaccines. [Read entire story]

Stanford Receives $90M for Cancer Research

Stanford Receives $90M for Cancer Research

Self-renewing cancer cells -- and how to kill them off, forever -- are the focus of a $90 million research grant to Stanford University. [Read entire story]

Wal-Mart Recalls Card Tables

Wal-Mart is recalling more than 70,000 card tables after reports of finger amputations and fall hazards associated with the product. The U.S. Consumer Product and Safety Commission announced on Thursday...Photo Credit: [Read entire story]

Wal-Mart Recalls Card Tables

Wal-Mart Recalls Card Tables

Wal-Mart is recalling more than 70,000 card tables after reports of finger amputations and fall hazards associated with the product. The U.S. Consumer Product and Safety Commission announced on Thursday...Photo Credit: [Read entire story]

Southern California Facility No Longer an Option for Jahi McMath

Southern California Facility No Longer an Option for Jahi McMath

The family is now pinning its hopes on a New York facility after two California care homes withdrew offers to accept the teen [Read entire story]

Vending Machines to Show Calories

Vending Machines to Show Calories

Calorie count information will soon be required on about five million vending machines nationwide as part of the health-care overhaul. The goal of the lesser-known requirement of the new health care law is... [Read entire story]

Jahi McMath Family Plots Next Move

The family of an Oakland girl declared brain dead after suffering complications from a tonsillectomy is working to find an alternate care facility that will keep Jahi McMath on life support. [Read entire story]

Google Glass in the Operating Room

A University of Chicago plastic surgeon on Thursday will take Google Glass -- the tech giant's wearable computer -- into the operating room. Dr. Anil Shah will wear the device while working on a patient... [Read entire story]