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San Francisco to force treatment on mentally ill drug users

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - San Francisco officials decided Tuesday to force some people with serious mental illness and drug addiction into treatment, even if...

More states sue opioid maker alleging deceptive marketing

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California, Hawaii, Maine and the District of Columbia filed lawsuits Monday against the maker of OxyContin and the company's former...

San Francisco eyes forced treatment for mentally ill addicts

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - San Francisco supervisors were expected to consider a proposal Tuesday that could force drug addicts with serious mental illnesses into...

Cataract treatment inventor Dr. Patricia Smith dies at 76

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Dr. Patricia Bath, a pioneering ophthalmologist who became the first African American female doctor to receive a medical patent after...

Cataract treatment inventor Dr. Patricia Smith dies at 76

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Dr. Patricia Bath, a pioneering ophthalmologist who became the first African American female doctor to receive a medical patent after...

More states sue opioid maker alleging deceptive marketing

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California, Hawaii, Maine and the District of Columbia filed lawsuits Monday against the maker of OxyContin and the company's former...

Perk up: California says coffee cancer risk insignificant

LOS ANGELES (AP) - California officially gave its blessing to coffee on Monday, declaring the beverage does not pose a "significant" cancer risk.The rule,...

US aims to help more cancer patients try experimental drugs

CHICAGO (AP) - Sally Atwater's doctor spent two months on calls, messages and paperwork to get her an experimental drug he thinks can fight...

Drugs make headway against lung, breast, prostate cancers

CHICAGO (AP) - Newer drugs are substantially improving the chances of survival for some people with hard-to-treat forms of lung, breast and prostate cancer,...

Michigan doctor faces trial over misdiagnosing epilepsy

DETROIT (AP) - Mariah Martinez was 9 years old when she got bad news about her chronic headaches: A doctor said she had epilepsy.Over...