MIAMI, FL - FEBRUARY 20: Electronic cigarettes with different flavored E liquid are seen on display at the Vapor Shark store on February 20, 2014 in Miami, Florida. As the popularity of E- cigarettes continue to grow, leading U.S. tobacco companies such a
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December 05, 2019 - 11:22 am
Researchers in San Francisco have found a patient with a rare lung disease, normally spotted in people exposed to metal dust. However, they believe the condition was caused by e-cigarettes.
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KCBS Radio Weekend News
October 06, 2019 - 8:30 am
A monthly phone call can stave off depression and ER visits for people with dementia and their caregivers.
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Medical Cannabis / Marijuana
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Holly Quan
May 15, 2019 - 2:34 pm
In one of the first studies to take advantage of Colorado's 2012 legalization of recreational cannabis, researchers at the University of California San Francisco found good and bad news: legalized pot can reduce chronic pain, but it also increases car crashes and other injuries.
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Charles, a homeless man in San Francisco, turned down an offer to sleep on a cot in a soup kitchen while wildfire smoke  lingered over the city.
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Doug Sovern
May 01, 2019 - 4:00 am
San Francisco billionaire Marc Benioff is making another large gift to UCSF, this time to help end homelessness, not just here in the Bay Area, but across the country. In this exclusive report, KCBS Radio Reporter Doug Sovern has the details of the new research program the CEO of Salesforce is...
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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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Loving Senior Couple
KCBS Radio Morning News
July 24, 2018 - 10:28 am
Bay Area scientists have conducted a first-of-it-kind lstudy focusing on aging and dementia among members of the LGBT community.
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KCBS Radio Morning News
May 08, 2018 - 6:48 am
SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS Radio) -- A new study suggests dementia should be added to the list of concerns for people who've suffered concussions. Researchers at the UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences and the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Health Care System tracked more than 350,000 military veterans...
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Pickets at UCSF Parnassus campus in San Francisco
Holly Quan
KCBS Radio Morning News
May 07, 2018 - 6:40 am
SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS Radio) - Picket lines began forming Monday morning at University of California campuses up and down the state as three UC employee unions launched a three-day strike. The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Local 3299 is the UC system's largest...
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10/14/2016 - PICTURE POSED BY MODEL File photo dated 12/03/13 of a man lighting a cigarette. Half of smokers delay quitting for years because they worry about getting fat, a survey has suggested. (Photo by PA Images/Sipa USA)
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April 09, 2018 - 1:58 pm
Two popular stop-smoking drugs are as safe for the heart as nicotine patches and dummy pills, according to research requested by U.S. and European regulators.
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