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Health officials warn flu outbreak is widespread in Bay Area

The San Francisco Department of Public Health has announced that influenza levels…

 

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California Department of Public Health encourages caution around wild mushrooms

In the wake of recent wet weather, Dr. Karen Smith, the Director…

 

Second case of human plague reported in California

A second person is suspected to have contracted plague after vacationing in Yosemite…

 

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SF launches nation’s first e-cigarette health education campaign

San Francisco this week began rolling out what is being called the…

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Top state health officials preparing for possibility of Ebola in California

Top state health officials on Wednesday said hospitals are continuing to prepare…

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California can crack down on Lyme disease

The dramatic revelation recently by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…

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