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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - MAY 17: San Francisco Mayor Mark Farrell speaks during a news conference outside of the Civic Center Navigation Center on May 17, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Farrell announced a first in the nation program that will bring treatm
Mayor Mark Farrell (Photo credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
May 23, 2018 - 4:37 pm
Mayor Mark Farrell announced the city already is making strides in reducing HIV infections, is adding millions to it's budget to help fund prevention and health services programs...
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This 1885 photo shows a side view of a human brain. In relation to body size, our brains are huge, about six times larger than one would expect from other mammals. And this three-pound organ sucks up fully 20 percent of the body’s energy needs. (Oscar G.
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May 23, 2018 - 1:06 pm
In relation to body size, our brains are huge, about six times larger than one would expect from other mammals. And this three-pound organ sucks up fully 20 percent of the body's energy needs. Evolutionary theory says to build and maintain something that costly, there must have been a very good...
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In this June 30, 2013, file photo, R. Kelly performs onstage at the BET Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. A woman filed a lawsuit Monday, May 21, 2018, in New York against R. Kelly, claiming the singer sexually assaulted her. He has long been th
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May 22, 2018 - 1:12 pm
A woman said in a lawsuit filed in New York, singer R. Kelly sexually abused, locked her in rooms and vehicles for punishment and infected her with herpes...
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May 22, 2018 - 12:00 am
(SPONSORED CONTENT) By Gillian Burdett Addiction recovery is hard work. Even those who are committed to getting clean and sober will have their strength and resolve tested by physical and psychological withdrawal symptoms. A full recovery, a cure for addiction, goes beyond managing habits. To...
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In this Tuesday, April 24, 2018, file photo, Chrissy Teigen, left, and John Legend attend City Harvest's 35th Anniversary Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street on in New York. Teigen and Legend now have a baby boy to go with their toddler girl. The couple introduc
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May 21, 2018 - 9:33 am
Teigen and Legend now have a baby boy to go with 2-year-old daughter, Luna...
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KCBS Radio Morning News
May 21, 2018 - 8:27 am
The story of the rise and fall of the Bay Area blood-testing startup company Theranos is now being told in detail.
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Oxycodone is the generic name for a range of opoid pain killing tablets. Prescription bottle for Oxycodone tablets and pills on wooden table for opioid epidemic illustration
May 18, 2018 - 9:28 am
People struggling on the streets of San Francisco with opioid addiction will soon be able to get advanced treatment through a first-in-the-nation $6 million initiative...
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Megan Goldsby
May 16, 2018 - 11:39 am
California's two year old right-to-die law has been thrown out by a Southern California judge. But as KCBS Radio's Megan Goldsby reports, experts believe it will be re-enacted.
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Hospital Support
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May 15, 2018 - 4:22 pm
A California judge threw out a 2016 state law allowing the terminally ill to end their lives, ruling it was unconstitutionally approved by the Legislature...
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"I come in here all the time and sample the juice flavors," said Mike Reynolds, left, who vapes a watermelon juice e-cigarette on Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, at MOvape Electronic Cigarette Store in St. Louis. His friend Taylor Kreter is on the right. (Photo b
E-Cigarettes (Photo credit: Laurie Skrivan/St. Louis Post-Dispatch/TNS/Sipa USA)
Melissa Culross
May 11, 2018 - 10:55 am
Supporters of a San Francisco ballot measure that would ban the sale of flavored tobacco products are getting the word out about teenage use of these products. KCBS Radio's Melissa Ross explains...
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