Community members and faith leaders held a public meeting this week to oppose the export of coal from a terminal at the City of Oakland’s Army Base development project.
Workers at Taylor Farms in Tracy, California were hospitalized after being told to return to work as a chemical spill took place inside the salad processing facility.
African Americans in the city of San Francisco are almost at twice the number of stroke-related deaths, compared to other races and ethnicities. Charles Burns, 56, almost found out about this the hard [...]
By Kristen Bole, UCSF News UC San Francisco is launching a healthy beverage initiative in an effort to align campus food and drink sales with the growing science about the negative impact of [...]
Students at Bella Vista Elementary School in Oakland had a chance to get active in a youth football clinic with the Raiders on Monday, Oct. 19 at the 17th annual NFL/United Way Hometown Huddle.
By Sarah Yang, UC Berkeley News Not long after Berkeley became the first city in the country to levy an excise tax on sugar-sweetened beverages, questions arose about whether the move would have its [...]
Assemblymember Tony Thurmond (D-Richmond) has announced the passage of AB 768, a law that will prohibit the use or possession of smokeless tobacco products in California’s five professional baseball stadiums.
By Michelle Andrews, KHN News Dental care ranked number one among health care services that people with insurance say they’re skimping on because of cost, a new survey found. <
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced this week it has awarded a total of $22,800,000 to 24 state health departments, as well as six universities, and one American Indian tribe to increase colorectal [...]
By Michelle Andrews Correctional facilities are responsible for providing health services to people who are jailed, but that doesn’t mean that prisoners don’t face financial charges for care. In most states, they may be [...]