Health

Construction workers stretch before starting their shift
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KCBS Radio Morning News
October 05, 2018 - 9:42 am
While many Bay Area residents start their day with a workout at the gym, some San Francisco construction workers begin theirs with impromptu yoga sessions on the sidewalk.
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One of the country's only mobile stroke units is right here in the Bay Area at Mills Peninsula Medical Center in Burglingame.
KCBS Radio
Mike Colgan
October 01, 2018 - 7:15 am
A state-of-the-art ambulance at Mills Peninsula hospital is raising hopes that better treatment for stroke victims is coming right around the corner.
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Gov. Jerry Brown reviews a measure with his wife, Anne Gust Brown, second from left, as staff members Camille Wagner, left, and Graciela Castillo-Krings, right, look on at his Capitol office, Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018, in Sacramento, Calif. Sunday is the last day for Brown to approve or veto bills passed by the legislature. Brown, who will be leaving office in January, is acting on some on the last pieces of legislation in his tenure as governor. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
September 30, 2018 - 9:12 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown rejected legislation on Sunday that would have allowed San Francisco to open what could be the nation's first supervised drug injection site under a pilot program. Advocates of "safe injection" sites say the locations would save lives by preventing...
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Jeffrey Schaub
September 24, 2018 - 10:02 am
Twice as many teens and adolescents are vaping as they were two years ago, according to a new statewide survey. The regular use of electronic cigarettes and other vaping devices in Marin County increased from two to five percent among seventh graders from 2016 to 2018, Marin County health officials...
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Aleisha Manchester holds a photo of 16-year-old Braydon George.
KCBS Radio
Jeffrey Schaub
September 20, 2018 - 2:22 pm
Danielle Faletto, 35, of Petaluma, refused to come to court to be sentenced for her giving her son drugs that caused a fatal overdose.
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FILE - In this May 20, 2018, file photo, Demi Lovato arrives at the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Lovato’s mother said in an interview aired on Newsmax TV, the singer is “doing really well” nearly two months after being hospitalized for a drug overdose. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
September 20, 2018 - 4:43 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Demi Lovato's mother says the singer is "doing really well" nearly two months after being hospitalized for a drug overdose. In an interview aired this week on Newsmax TV , Dianna De La Garza says the pop star is "happy, she's healthy, she's working on her sobriety, and she's getting...
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Mike Colgan
Mike Colgan
September 14, 2018 - 12:00 pm
Santa Clara County health officials are urging students to drink healthy beverages, such as water and milk, while eradicating sugary drinks from their diet.
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OAKLAND, CA - JANUARY 19: Oakland mayor Libby Schaaf looks on during an assembly at Edna Brewer Middle School about the U.S. Constitution on January 19, 2018 in Oakland, California. Oakland mayor Libby Schaaf discussed the U.S. Constitution with middle sc
Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf (Photo credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
Doug Sovern
September 12, 2018 - 4:33 pm
Numerous Bay Area cities will completely cut out diesel exhaust within 15 years to mitigate negative health effects that have plagued many communities.
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