The 6th Annual Relay for Life was held July 19th & 20th in Oakland to stand up to cancer and honor those who have fought or are fighting cancer, sponsored by the American Cancer Society.
World Hepatitis Day is an annual event, held on Monday, July 28, is designed to raise awareness and influence real change in disease prevention and access to testing and treatment.
The family of Jerome Jabari Grayson, who has cancer, is seeking financial support from the community in their time of financial crisis. The Grayson family is making its appeal for help through gofundme.com. Their webpage, [...]
By Louise Chu, UCSF News Depression. Anxiety Disorders. Addiction. They’re some of the most common conditions affecting people’s health, and for millions with the most severe cases, conventional treatments such as psychotherapy and medication don’t [...]
Following a decision by the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors to table a sales tax that would have helped save embattled Doctors Medical Center (DMC) in San Pablo, the hospital’s registered nurses held a [...]
Hospice of San Joaquin has received The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for accreditation by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for health care quality and safety in hospice care.
Alameda County’s successful “Farm Stand” program, which brings locally grown fresh produce to neighborhoods where this kind of healthy food may not be readily available, is expanding this week with the launch of a fourth [...]
With Baby Boomers projected to more than double in California by 2050 – and many seniors struggling without savings or insurance to cover their long term health care needs – organizations like the Center for [...]
Mental health is almost never brought up as a subject of conversation in Black America – certainly not in urban communities like Oakland where shootings and bursts of domestic violence are often leading stories on [...]
By Jeffrey Norris, UC News Infants exposed to a diverse range of bacterial species in house dust during the first year of life appear to be bless likely to develop asthma in early childhood, according [...]