An account to reimburse health costs for Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) retirees has been established following settlement of a health care lawsuit against the University of California. The account, called a health reimbursement arrangement, or HRA, is available to surviving m…

The National Nurses Association is objecting to the Centers for Disease Control’s (CDC) proposed relaxation of rules that have helped control the spread of the coronavirus.

Dr. Victor G. Carrión, professor of child and adolescent psychology at Stanford University, will discuss the impact of traumatic stress on mental health, including the COVID-19 pandemic and recent political and social conflicts, during a free online seminar on Tuesday, May 11.

The Sanford Blood Center will host a Tri-Valley blood drive from noon to 5 p.m. on Friday, April 30, on the LifeStyleRX basketball court at 1119 E. Stanley Blvd. In Livermore.


ALAMEDA, CA — Last week, all Californians, aged 16 and older, became eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. While eligibility expanded, supply continues to be a challenge that public health agencies are working to address.

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The VA Palo Alto Health Care System’s mobile medical outreach team will be at the Pleasanton Library on Wednesday, April 14, to provide free examinations, consultations, and referrals for veterans.

Stanford Healthcare - Valley Care will no longer offer Covid-19 testing at the Alameda County Fairgrounds effective April 1. Free testing will still be offered at 1111 E. Stanley Blvd. In Livermore.

ALAMEDA COUNTY, CA — More restrictions might melt away in the coming weeks, as officials project that the county will enter the orange tier of the state’s Blueprint for a Safe Economy by March 31.

Dr. Debra Kaysen, a clinical psychologist who specializes in the effects of traumatic events on mental health, will present a free webinar on Tuesday, March 30, on strategies to deal with cronic stress caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Destiny Lopez and Roya Soltani process tests during a no-cost, drive-in COVID-19 testing effort at Livermore’s Elk’s Lodge, which was hosted by Bay Area Community Health, the City of Livermore and the Livermore Area Recreation Park District, on Monday, Dec. 14. For a complete look at the cou…

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SHC LifeStyleRx will host a community blood drive with Stanford Blood Center, Friday, Dec. 18, from 1 to 5 p.m. The drive will take place on the basketball court.

The Alameda County Health Department will offer free flu shots at the Pleasanton Senior Center, 5353 Sunol Boulevard, on Wednesday, Dec. 9.

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Esha and Arya Cyril (seen left and right) are twin sisters in their junior year at The Quarry Lane School in Dublin. They are among 24 finalists for this year’s RareVoice Awards, presented by the EveryLife Foundation to honor volunteers who advocate at the state and national level for those …

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LIVERMORE — A small Livermore company has developed a 15-minute test for COVID-19 infection that it believes is accurate and cheap enough to change the way the disease is diagnosed in schools, airports and other settings.

Axis Community Health will offer free online screenings of “Like,” a documentary that explores the impact of social media on individual lives, the brain, and society in general, beginning Oct. 21.

A memory-foam material developed by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory is being used in a potentially life-saving medical device that won a National Technology Transfer Award this week from the Federal Laboratory Consortium.

Recently, Senator Jim Beall, Assemblymembers Joaquin Arambula and Marie Waldron, Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg, and civil rights trailblazer Dolores Huerta joined behavioral health leaders from across California to call on Governor Gavin Newsom to sign SB 803 (Beall).

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A consistent national policy is needed for the U.S. to get past the pandemic crisis, according to a physician often called the nation’s leading infectious disease expert.

Women being treated with chemotherapy for non-metastatic breast cancer are less likely to survive if they have too much fatty tissue, according to a study conducted by Kaiser Permanente medical scientists.

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ValleyCare Charitable Foundation (VCCF) on Monday announced it has met the Bring it Home Challenge and exceeded the $1 million fundraising goal for the Campaign for Stroke Care.

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The health care settlement agreement between Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory retirees and the University of California was filed in Alameda County Superior Court last Friday, signaling a transition from litigation to administration.

A week after the Livermore became the second city in the nation to approve a ban on the sale of vaping products at retail stores, Juul Labs Inc. formed a committee to defeat the law.