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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.
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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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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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Huey Lewis (Photo credit: Radio.com)
January 22, 2019 - 3:14 pm
Lewis has been dealing with serious hearing problems...
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Bradford Hornsby
January 18, 2019 - 8:51 am
A start-up is selling young blood transfusions as an anti-aging treatment.
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KCBS Radio Overnight News
January 17, 2019 - 5:13 pm
Tomales Bay oyster growers said that they got the green light from the state Department of Health on Thursday to resume harvesting the mollusks after a brief closure due to reports that dozens of people fell ill from eating them.
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