Health

A pedestrian in San Francisco tries to protect himself against the unhealthy air quality that has enveloped the area.
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Susan Leigh Taylor
November 15, 2018 - 12:27 pm
A San Francisco internist has tips for using masks to effectively protect against the unhealthy that has enveloped the region.
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KCBS Radio Morning News
November 15, 2018 - 8:23 am
The Food and Drug Administration Thursday launched an assault on the use of e-cigarettes and tobacco products by teenagers
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FILE - In this Tuesday, April 10, 2018, file photo, a high school principal displays vaping devices that were confiscated from students in such places as restrooms or hallways at the school in Massachusetts. The Food and Drug Administration is planning on requiring strict limits on the sale of most flavored e-cigarettes, including age verification controls for online sales, in an effort to curtail their use among children and teenagers. FDA officials tell The Wall Street Journal on Thursday, Nov. 8, the actions are expected to be announced as early as the following week. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
KCBS Radio Morning News
November 08, 2018 - 8:17 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration plans to require strict limits on the sale of most flavored e-cigarettes, including age verification controls for online sales, in an effort to curtail their use among children and teenagers. FDA officials told The Wall Street Journal on...
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Margie Shafer
November 04, 2018 - 4:49 pm
A group of students at Carlmont High School in Belmont is seeking to end "period poverty" and calls menstrual products a basic necessity for their classmates.
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Mike Colgan
November 02, 2018 - 5:00 am
It's that time again. Daylight Saving Time ends this weekend, which means clocks will be set back one hour on Sunday at 2 a.m. The practice of moving the clocks back and forth has been going on for decades. But many people say that it's high time to bring that to an end. "It's better just to be on...
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October 30, 2018 - 4:41 pm
The stunning ascent of San Francisco-based Juul Labs, Inc. could be stalled or reversed as a deadline approaches for the company to convince federal regulators that it has found a way to keep its e-cigarettes out of the hands of kids.
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October 25, 2018 - 8:30 pm
The Food and Drug administration has approved a new test to help women know if they're entering menopause.

The blood test could help women look at options for preventative care as they prepare for the next chapter of their lives.

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FILE - In this April 9, 2018 file photo, Selma Blair arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "Lost in Space" at the ArcLight Cinerama Dome. The film and TV actress has announced she is dealing with a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis. In a post Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018 on her Instagram account, Blair, 46, says she was diagnosed with the disease of the central nervous system on Aug. 16. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
October 20, 2018 - 5:12 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Film and TV actress Selma Blair announced she is dealing with a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis. In a post Saturday on her Instagram account, Blair, 46, says she was diagnosed with the disease of the central nervous system on Aug. 16. Blair says she is struggling with the disease...
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