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Doctors Find Tapeworm Larva in Man's Brain

Posted: 11/04/2015 - A California man says he went to an emergency room with a terrible headache and nausea, slipped into a coma, and when he woke up doctors told him a tapeworm larva had been living in his brain.

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Washington Woman Files Lawsuit Against Chipotle

Posted: 11/03/2015 - A woman has filed a lawsuit against Chipotle, claiming she contracted an E.coli infection after eating a burrito bowl Oct. 21 at a Chipotle restaurant in Vancouver.

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More Cases of E. Coli in Washington, Oregon Expected

Posted: 11/01/2015 - Health officials expect the number of people sickened by an E. coli outbreak linked to Chipotle restaurants in Washington state and Oregon to grow while they investigate the cause of the infection.

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Time To Sign Up For Health Insurance

Updated: 10/31/2015 - It’s not only time to think about Halloween candy; it’s time to think about renewing your health insurance.

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Drug Prices Top America's List of Health Care Concerns

Updated: 10/28/2015 - Americans from across the political spectrum are worried about the cost of prescription drugs for serious diseases, following weeks of news coverage about companies hiking prices for critical medicines.

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SF Approves Patient-Dumping Settlement from Nevada

Updated: 10/27/2015 - San Francisco supervisors have accepted a $400,000 payment from Nevada to settle allegations that psychiatric patients were wrongly shipped to California upon discharge.

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Study Links Processed Meats and Cancer

Updated: 10/27/2015 - The news was tough to swallow for many meat lovers, but local health experts say they aren't surprised with the new findings.

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World Health Agency Links Processed Meat to Cancer

Updated: 10/27/2015 - The World Health Organization threw its global weight behind years of doctors' warnings and declared Monday that processed meats raise the risk of colon and stomach cancer and that red meat is probably dangerous, too.

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Treating Addiction Without Narcotics

Updated: 10/23/2015 - Join Together Northern Nevada teamed up with UNR's Medical School to educate community members about a Sacramento-based pilot program that's treating addiction with a non-narcotic, non-addictive drug.

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110 Now Hit By Infection Tied to Restaurant

Updated: 10/22/2015 - Public health officials say at least 110 people contracted a bacterial infection after eating at a San Francisco Bay Area restaurant and that 12 of those people were hospitalized in intensive care.

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High School Students Overdose on Cough Medicine

Posted: 10/21/2015 - Five students at a two San Francisco Bay Area high schools were sent to hospitals in the last two weeks after they overdosed on an over-the-counter cough and cold medicine that causes a high.

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President to Announce Plans to Fight Heroin Use

Posted: 10/21/2015 - President Barack Obama will take steps to improve doctor training and ease access to drug treatment as part of an effort to help communities battling the scourge of heroin and prescription painkiller abuse.

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