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Obesity is probably a factor in some of the almost 22,000 new diagnoses of ovarian cancer that will be handed out this year to American women, a new study says. The finding adds ovarian cancer, the deadliest of the gynecological malignancies, to...
Mayor Chuck Reed's public pension-change initiative is all but dead for this election cycle, but the court fight over its wording is alive. At stake: whether Reed can come back with a similar measure in in two years.
For the first time, a test that detects 10 types of lipids, or fats, circulating in a person's blood has been shown to predict accurately whether he or she will develop the memory loss and mental decline of Alzheimer's disease over the n...
Only a smattering of Democratic activists remained when Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, the final speaker of the afternoon, took to the podium to address the state party’s annual convention Saturday.
Our news story in today’s fiber/cyber Bee highlights a $1 million jury verdict in a whistleblower retaliation lawsuit brought against the Department of State Hospitals, the chief psychologist of Napa State Hospital and two other employees ...
Lieutenant governor to discuss his new book about democracy in the digital age and other government data issues
A jury and judge agree that Napa State Hospital psychologist was pressured to go along with sham patient assessments and then unjustly fired.
Despite being one of the most traded commodities and most consumed beverages, coffee has few research centers in the U.S. The establishment of the Coffee Center at UC Davis is the latest addition.
The our latest State Worker column has drawn a range of comments and emails from readers tossing in their thoughts about vital qualities the next director of the Department of Human Resources must possess.
A new tally of unfunded state retiree health care costs shows long-term obligations grew by hundreds of millions of dollars last year, prompting Controller John Chiang to propose a plan on Thursday to chip away at the debt..