Health

Vaping
Margie Shafer
March 06, 2018 - 1:54 pm
Teens are poisoning themselves by vaping. KCBS Radio's Margie Shafer has details of the just-published findings in the journal "Pediatrics".
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Teen Depression
Melissa Culross
March 04, 2018 - 1:45 pm
Research suggests that teenagers have a 20% chance of developing anxiety or depression, but only about half of teens suffering from depression are diagnosed before adulthood. As KCBS Radio's Melissa Culross reports, the American Academy of Pediatrics has issued new guidelines for screening...
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Dave Grohl
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Bradford Hornsby
March 02, 2018 - 3:03 pm
It features musicians and authors on stage together to help raise money for one of the world's leading pediatric hospitals.
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Narcan / Naloxone Nasal Spray
Narcan / Naloxone Nasal Spray (Photo credit: Jenna Lane/KCBS Radio)
Jenna Lane
February 28, 2018 - 9:23 am
KCBS Radio’s Jenna Lane learned how to use Naloxone, a portable non-prescription overdose-reversing drug...
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Students eating green apples (Photo credit: Syda Productions)
February 27, 2018 - 9:44 pm
With college textbook prices through the roof and tuition and fees on a steady incline, families and students are facing some tough decisions. KCBS Radio's Scott Lettieri reports on a Bay Area food bank that's doing its part to keep students from having to chose between nutrition for the brain or...
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Veterinary Assistant
Veterinary Assistant (Photo credit: Lightfield Studios Prod.)
Jenna Lane
February 26, 2018 - 4:17 pm
The San Francisco SPCA is launching what it calls a first-in-the-nation apprenticeship for prospective veterinary assistants. The two-year program begins this spring…
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beer
Bradford Hornsby
February 21, 2018 - 2:06 pm
According to a new study, it is not the grail that leads to a long life but what is served in the grail. The 90+ Study , led by the University of California neurologist Claudia Kawas, says seniors drinking a moderate amount of alcohol each day lowered their risk of premature death more than seniors...
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Medical Marijuana Testing
Medical Marijuana Testing (Photo credit: Jose Luis Villegas/Sacramento Bee/MCT/Sipa USA)
Margie Shafer
February 19, 2018 - 7:23 am
With the legalization of cannabis in California, growers will have to clean up their act or get out of the legal market. KCBS Radio's Margie Shafer reports from Oakland, where a lab is testing weed for a variety of contaminants.
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Middle School
Megan Goldsby
February 14, 2018 - 12:00 am
Ten middle schoolers were taken to the hospital Tuesday afternoon in San Francisco.
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Dunkin' Donuts Coffee Cups
Dunkin' Donuts Coffee Cups (Photo Credit: Dunkin' Donuts)
Ron Del Rosario
February 08, 2018 - 6:30 pm
The coffee chain is moving forward with Sustainable Forestry Initiative Standard certified, "double-walled" paperboard cups by 2020
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