Tag: health

Health officials warn flu outbreak is widespread in Bay Area

The San Francisco Department of Public Health has announced that influenza levels are rising, and the Bay Area is the…

2 years ago

7 tips to combat viral upper respiratory illness

The next time you go to see your health care provider for an upper respiratory illness (a cough or cold)…

2 years ago

Health officials encourage those traveling this holiday to take precautions against Zika

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) is urging those traveling this holiday to protect themselves against mosquito bites in areas…

2 years ago

California Department of Public Health encourages caution around wild mushrooms

In the wake of recent wet weather, Dr. Karen Smith, the Director of the California Department of Public Health (CDPH),…

2 years ago

Traffic injuries cost patients $35 million per year at San Francisco General

The Department of Public Health released a report earlier this month showcasing that each year the victims of traffic injuries who…

2 years ago

Treating broken collarbones

Clavicle fractures hurt. The collarbone sticks up under the skin and moves around. It’s scary. In the past, most fractures…

2 years ago

The Patella Dilemma

The knee cap is a frequent source of pain. While treatments for other parts of the knee have evolved, the…

2 years ago

New and cool and not for you

A significant number of new-and-improved devices are now available for surgeons to use to help patients. But the number of…

2 years ago