Apr 22, 2015 01:14 PM EDT
Statins are used by about half of the elderly population in the U.S., but there has been little study on their potential risks.
Apr 07, 2015 11:09 AM EDT
A San Francisco woman is believed to have lived with her mother's dead body for 5 years before she was found.
Mar 20, 2015 09:23 AM EDT
(Reuters) - A San Francisco police officer involved in a scandal over racist and homophobic text messages allegedly sent by four officers has resigned, officials said on Thursday.
Mar 18, 2015 11:21 AM EDT
(Reuters) - Two plainclothes San Francisco police officers shot and killed a woman on Tuesday evening after she drove her car at them, ran into parked cars, and veered onto the sidewalk, police said.
Mar 11, 2015 11:41 AM EDT
Researchers have identified genetic markers in human blood samples that are believed to be linked to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Mar 11, 2015 10:53 AM EDT
How has the sugar industry influenced tooth decay?
Mar 06, 2015 03:01 PM EST
A rare, six-way kidney transplant has commenced at a hospital in San Francisco, California.
Feb 18, 2015 11:28 PM EST
A Phoenix man was able to earn a huge profit from a grossly underpriced watch after recognizing the rare piece at a Goodwill store.
Feb 12, 2015 11:47 AM EST
New York Police Commissioner William Bratton said it is no coincidence that smartphone theft has gone down since companies starting installing the feature in consumer mobile gadgets.
PulsePoint: 'Enabling Citizen Superheroes' by Linking Heart Attack Victims with CPR-Trained Citizens (VIDEO)
Feb 12, 2015 04:00 AM EST
Let's say you're with your husband and he starts having chest pain. You dial 9-1-1 and while you wait for paramedics, a neighbor comes over to help with an automated external defibrillator (AED).
Feb 09, 2015 04:03 AM EST
Parkinson's disease is a neurodegenerative disorder affecting almost one million Americans. Two of those Americans affected by the disorder spoke about a research program that tests the DNA of those with Parkinson's: 23andMe.
Jan 21, 2015 12:42 PM EST
Lyft is giving its cars a makeover that involves the removal of the pink mustaches on the front of its vehicles.
Jan 16, 2015 12:49 PM EST
Robots continue to find their way into the medical field, with a fleet of 25 autonomous machines planned to help their human doctors out at a new hospital in San Francisco.
Jan 16, 2015 12:10 PM EST
A ride from Los Angeles to San Francisco will last 35 minutes and cost $20 per person, while a 75-minute ride will cost $100 per passenger.
Jan 14, 2015 03:07 PM EST
A new study suggests that vitamin D could help the survival of patients with advanced colon cancer.