Health

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Melissa Culross
March 12, 2019 - 10:10 am
San Francisco has the dubious distinction of leading the country in the rate of syphilis infections while ranking third for instances of gonorrhea, according to a new study.
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This undated photo provided by the U.S. Military Academy at West Point shows West Point Cadet Peter Zhu who died on Feb. 28, 2019 of injuries he sustained while skiing on Feb. 23 at Victor Constant Ski Area on the academy grounds. The parents of Peter Zhu have received a judge's permission to retrieve his sperm for possible artificial insemination. (U.S. Military Academy at West Point via AP)
March 04, 2019 - 7:14 pm
WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — The parents of a 21-year-old West Point cadet fatally injured in a skiing accident raced the clock to get a judge's permission to retrieve his sperm for "the possibility of preserving some piece of our child that might live on." U.S. Military Academy Cadet Peter Zhu was...
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San Francisco police officers practice "tactical breathing" in a class taught by a yoga instructor.
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Jenna Lane
March 01, 2019 - 8:05 am
For San Francisco police officers, a "tactical breathing" class offers an appealing alternative to yoga.
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In this Dec. 13, 2017 file photo, Peter Frampton attends the 2017 Ripple of Hope Awards in New York. Doctors at Johns Hopkins University hope to raise awareness and funds for research following Frampton’s announcement that he has a rare muscular disease.
(Photo credit: Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, File)
February 28, 2019 - 10:10 pm
Doctors at Johns Hopkins University hope to raise awareness and funds for research following famed guitarist Peter Frampton's announcement that he has a rare muscular disease.
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Megan Goldsby
February 20, 2019 - 5:21 pm
State lawmakers have introduced a host of new laws designed to reduce the consumption of sodas and sugar-sweetened beverages.
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February 14, 2019 - 2:42 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has put on some pounds and is now officially considered obese. The White House on Thursday released results of his most recent physical, revealing that his Body Mass Index is now 30.4. That's based on the fact that he's now carrying 243 pounds on his 6-foot...
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FILE - In t his Oct. 1, 2014, file photo, soft drinks are displayed for sale at a market in San Francisco. A federal appeals court has blocked a San Francisco law requiring health warnings on advertisements for soda and other sugary drinks in a victory for beverage and retail groups that sued to block the ordinance. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals says in a unanimous ruling Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019, that the law violates constitutionally-protected commercial speech. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
January 31, 2019 - 2:37 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court on Thursday blocked a San Francisco law requiring health warnings on advertisements for soda and other sugary drinks in a victory for beverage and retail groups that sued to block the ordinance. The law violates constitutionally protected commercial...
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Measles on arm
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KCBS Radio Morning News
January 30, 2019 - 8:00 am
SAN RAFAEL (KCBS Radio) -- Public health officials are using the Pacific Northwest measles outbreak as an opportunity to remind parents of the importance of childhood vaccinations. There have been 36 confirmed cases of measles in two Washington State counties. In one of those counties, Clark, just...
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