Health

He Jiankui, a Chinese researcher, speaks during the Human Genome Editing Conference in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018. He made his first public comments about his claim to have helped make the world's first gene-edited babies. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
November 28, 2018 - 5:48 am
HONG KONG (AP) — A Chinese researcher who claims to have helped make the world's first genetically edited babies says a second pregnancy may be underway. The researcher, He Jiankui of Shenzhen, revealed the possible pregnancy Wednesday while making his first public comments about his controversial...
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Produce terminal
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KCBS Radio Morning News
November 21, 2018 - 7:50 am
SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS Radio) -- Restaurants, supermarkets and produce wholesalers were scrambling Wednesday morning to comply with a nationwide recall of romaine lettuce . The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a warning on Tuesday, advising Americans not to eat any romaine lettuce...
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Cal Fire
Kim Wonderley
November 17, 2018 - 1:03 pm
With the California wildfires grabbing the headlines, it's an important reminder to get an emergency kit packed. In the unfortunate circumstance that you need to flee a natural disaster, you may be wondering what essentials should be stuffed in your go-bag.
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November 16, 2018 - 2:43 pm
Bay Area Kelly-Moore Paint Stores are providing free masks with a limit of 5 masks per family.
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Susan Leigh Taylor
November 16, 2018 - 2:09 pm
As smoke from the historic Butte County wildfire continues to smother the Bay Area in toxic air, canceling events and causing havoc for public health, staying indoors doesn't guarantee that you're out of harm's way.
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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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Dreamstime
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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