Health

Elderly man using telemedicine
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Holly Quan
August 03, 2020 - 8:51 am
Shelter-in-place orders have forced people to adapt to functioning remotely, but a University of California, San Francisco study out Monday suggests telemedicine is not the universal answer to health care, especially among older adults.
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In this July 31, 2020 file photo, Emma Gaya is tested for COVID-19 at a Primary Health Care Center in Sant Sadurní d'Anoia, Catalonia region, Spain. Spaniards thought the worst of the pandemic was behind them but they are being surprised by a new wave of infections. Outbreaks among farm workers and young people desperate to resume socializing after being cooped up have spread across northern Spain. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
AP News
August 03, 2020 - 5:10 am
SANT SADURNÍ D'ANOIA, Spain (AP) — Like most Spaniards, Emma Gaya thought the worst of the pandemic was behind her. Spain’s government had ended a three-month lockdown after an COVID-19 onslaught that claimed at least 28,400 lives in the European Union nation. To kickstart its stalled economy,...
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student tests positive on first day back to school
Eldis Sula
August 02, 2020 - 1:34 pm
At least one student and one school staff member in Indiana have tested positive for coronavirus, days after the state reopened schools for in-person instruction.
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Jennifer Keiper
August 02, 2020 - 11:12 am
You might want to think twice before having that nightcap before bed — especially if you’re hoping it will help you sleep better. A neuroscience expert shares tips for those having trouble falling asleep during the pandemic.
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Eldis Sula
August 02, 2020 - 10:54 am
A 17-year-old high school football player in Georgia is mourning the loss of both of his parents who died from coronavirus just four days apart.
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red onions
Tarrah Gibbons
August 02, 2020 - 9:39 am
If you’re heading to the supermarket to buy red onions, you may want to be careful. Federal health officials linked a United States Salmonella outbreak to red onions.
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OS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 29: In this handout released by the U.S. Navy, Sailors transport the first patient aboard the hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) into the casualty receiving area March 29.
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KCBS Radio Afternoon News
July 31, 2020 - 1:52 pm
State health officials have confirmed the first death of a teenager due to COVID-19 in California.
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Rebekah Sager
July 31, 2020 - 1:39 pm
If you’re curious about what your chances are of getting COVID-19 based on where you live in the U.S., here are the rates of positive coronavirus tests in each state.
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"Safe sex" takes on new meaning in pandemic
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KCBS Radio Morning News
July 31, 2020 - 1:21 pm
Is it safe to have sex during the coronavirus pandemic? One expert says it is high risk, but there are steps you can take to protect yourself.
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OS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 04: In this handout released by the U.S. Navy, Lt. Wade Miller, from Orlando, Fla., treats a patient aboard the hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19), April 4, 2020.
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KCBS Radio Morning News
July 30, 2020 - 2:02 pm
An epidemiologist estimates that 250,000 Americans will die by Election Day without strong national leadership on the coronavirus pandemic.
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