Health

July 15, 2019 - 4:40 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A U.S. judge lowered a jury's damage award from $80 million to $25 million for a California cancer victim who used Monsanto's Roundup weed-killer. The San Francisco Chronicle reports Monday that U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria said he was required to reduce the punitive...
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President Donald Trump speaks about kidney health at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, accompanied by Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, left, Wednesday, July 10, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
July 11, 2019 - 3:08 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — After two setbacks this week, President Donald Trump is now focusing his drive to curb drug costs on congressional efforts aimed at helping people on Medicare and younger generations covered by workplace plans. The White House on Thursday yanked its own regulation to ease the...
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Jeremy Wong blows vapor from an e-cigarette at The Vaping Buddha on January 23, 2018 in South San Francisco, California.
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Carrie Hodousek
July 11, 2019 - 9:03 am
San Francisco residents will soon vote on the fate of the city’s landmark e-cigarette ban.
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Pamela Hadfield
HelloMD
Tim Ryan
July 06, 2019 - 5:45 am
The co-founder of a medical marijuana start-up claims she is putting cannabis’s medicinal properties to the test during a 21-day hike along California’s John Muir Trail. Pamela Hadfield, the co-founder of HelloMD, told KCBS Radio that every day she takes a microdose of 2.5 mg of THC, the component...
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Chase Center, the Warriors new home in San Francisco
CBS San Francisco
Doug Sovern
June 26, 2019 - 11:45 pm
The Golden State Warriors are playing defense on their mega-million dollar deal with Kaiser Permanente, now that it's been revealed how much Kaiser will pay the team
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Jeremy Wong blows vapor from an e-cigarette at The Vaping Buddha on January 23, 2018 in South San Francisco, California.
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Carrie Hodousek
June 26, 2019 - 3:56 pm
The e-cigarette fight is making its way to the voting booth. San Francisco-based vaping giant Juul is pushing to get on the November ballot to block the city’s recent ban of its products.
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Bags of heroin, some laced with fentanyl, are displayed before a press conference regarding a major drug bust, at the office of the New York Attorney General, September 23, 2016 in New York City.
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Margie Shafer
June 24, 2019 - 12:57 pm
Fentanyl is now the leading cause of opioid overdoses in San Francisco, surpassing prescription pills and heroin, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.
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aniela Chavarriaga holds her daughter, Emma Chavarriaga, as pediatrician Jose Rosa-Olivares, M.D. administers a measles vaccination during a visit to the Miami Children's Hospital on June 02, 2014 in Miami, Florida.
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Holly Quan
June 21, 2019 - 11:36 am
Hundreds of people, including sobbing parents, jammed a Sacramento hearing room as a controversial bill to revise the state's rules for vaccinating children cleared a key legislative hurdle on Thursday.
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Jeremy Wong blows vapor from an e-cigarette at The Vaping Buddha on January 23, 2018 in South San Francisco, California.
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Bob Butler
June 18, 2019 - 11:04 pm
San Francisco Supervisors voted on Tuesday to ban the distribution, sale and manufacturing of e-cigarettes, an unprecedented move in this country that was motivated by the rise in underage vaping . But business owners who sell electronic cigarettes have vowed to put a measure on November’s ballot...
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