Health

Broken tooth
Courtesy Donald Curtis, DMD
KCBS Radio Morning News
October 11, 2018 - 6:40 am
With the Monday return of rentable e-scooters to San Francisco, medical professionals are worrying that they'll see an increase in facial and dental injuries.
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22 February 2015 - West Hollywood, California - Ozzy Osbourne, Sharon Osbourne (not pictured). 23rd Annual Elton John Oscar Viewing Party held at West Hollywood Park. Photo Credit: Byron Purvis/AdMedia/Sipa USA
(Photo credit: Byron Purvis/AdMedia/Sipa USA)
October 06, 2018 - 3:58 pm
Osbourne has had to postpone his Mountain View show after undergoing surgery on his hand…
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FILE - In this Thursday, May 31, 2012 file photo Tina Turner arrives for the Giorgio Armani fashion show held in Beijing. Tina Turner has revealed that she underwent a kidney transplant with an organ donated by her husband. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)
October 06, 2018 - 8:25 am
LONDON (AP) — Tina Turner has revealed that she underwent a kidney transplant with an organ donated by her husband. The 78-year-old singer says in an upcoming autobiography that she has suffered from kidney disease, and by 2016 her kidneys were at "20 percent and plunging rapidly." She says her...
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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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Dreamstime
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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