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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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KCBS Radio Afternoon News
January 17, 2019 - 2:51 pm
The American Red Cross has put out an emergency call for blood donors, after a shortfall over the winter holidays left the organization in immediate need for blood and platelet donations. Red Cross Northern California collected 27,000 fewer donations than needed during the Christmas and New Years,...
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KCBS Radio Afternoon News
January 14, 2019 - 2:15 pm
Federal judges have blocked Trump administration rules that would allow more employers to opt out of providing women with no-cost birth control. A federal judge in Pennsylvania on Monday blocked the birth control restrictions in every state after another judge in California had issued a similar...
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KCBS Radio Afternoon News
January 12, 2019 - 7:00 am
The deadline to sign up for health insurance this year with Covered California is Tuesday, January 15— two weeks earlier than it was last year.
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Matt Bigler
January 11, 2019 - 4:10 pm
The wait for legal weed has been a long one in San Leandro. But he city opened its first marijuana dispensary on Friday with a ribbon-cutting at Blum, which looks more like a day spa than a pot shop.
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KCBS Radio: On-Demand
December 26, 2018 - 3:30 am
The University of California, San Francisco is asking for help in its campaign to reduce infant mortality in East Africa.

KCBS Radio reporter Bob Butler says the university needs donations and tiny hats to save the lives of a million babies.

 

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