Bayer HealthCare is investing $100 million to build a product testing facility at its Berkeley manufacturing site that will support research and emerging generations of treatments for Hemophilia A, a hereditary bleeding disorder.
Larry Meredith recently retired as Marin County’s Director of Health and Human Services, having worked over 13 years with the department in Marin and contributed to keeping Marin County healthy. <
YMCA of the East Bay, at its Hilltop location in Richmond on Sunday, April 26 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., will celebrate Healthy Kids Day with a community fair and health festival while debuting Hilltop’s new [...]
By McKenzie Jackson/California Black Media As far as Ronail “Stretch” Shelton knows, his health is great. Strong, athletic and fit, the Los Angeles-based personal trainer is one of hundreds of thousands of Californians of [...]
By Scott Maier, UCSF News Male registered nurses (RNs) make more than $5,000 per year than their female counterparts across most settings, specialty areas and positions, according to a UCSF-led study, and this earnings gap [...]
Registered nurses are calling on the wealthy Sutter corporation to keep open an endangered residential drug and alcohol treatment center in Oakland for teenagers, including those from low-income families.
Students at Malcolm X Elementary School in Berkeley are gaining some important life lessons, learning the elements of getting their hands dirty in a garden and then producing healthy food.
Dr. David Tom Cooke, a graduate of the Oakland Unified School District and the son of two former principals in the district, is a winner of this year’s Cal Alumni Association’s Excellence in Achievement Award.
By Kristen Bole, UCSF News A newly discovered cache of industry documents reveals that the sugar industry worked closely with the National Institutes of Health in the 1960s and 1970s to develop a federal research [...]
The subject of mental illness has been taboo in the African American community for too long. Too often these issues have been locked behind closed doors, viewed as “family business.” Many people misunderstand what a [...]