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Remy, a therapy dog, sits on the lap of Jennifer Krull ahead of a dental procedure. (CBS)

Therapy Dog Puts Patients At Ease In Sunnyvale Dental Office

A Sunnyvale dental office is using a therapy dog to ease the anxiety of patients who fear the dentist’s drill.

10/13/2014

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ConsumerWatch: National Report Claims 10% Of Food Mislabeled, Diluted or Misrepresented

The National Center for Food Protection and Defense (NCFPD) says nearly 10-percent of all food is mislabeled, diluted, or misrepresented.

10/10/2014

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Giants Fans Find $15 Alternative To Pricey AT&T Park Parking With SF-Based App

Giants fans armed with smartphones found cheap valet parking for Monday’s NLDS game at AT&T Park with the help of a San Francisco-based app.

10/06/2014

A hydrogen fuel cell Mercedes. (CBS)

Bay Area Hydrogen Car Market May Get Boost From State Grant

Car show season is just around the corner and one of the new models is all the buzz: It’s the first mass-market hydrogen fuel cell car.

10/05/2014

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CVS To Pay $250K To 4 Norcal Counties After Claims Of Misleading Product Labels

Pharmacy giant CVS has reached a settlement over claims it was using fake size labels for some products.

10/05/2014

There will be fewer big pumpkins like the one on the left this year, and more like the little ones to the right

Drought: Water Shortages Mean Smaller Pumpkins This Halloween

The drought in California is even impacting Halloween. Local pumpkin patches are going dry, and that means the Great Pumpkin may not be so great this year.

10/02/2014

Football helmets used by high school teams (KPIX)

Newer, Better High School Football Helmets Still No Guarantee Against Brain Injuries

“If you move from a one-star helmet to some of the better four and five star helmets, you cut your concussion rate in half.” KPIX 5’s comprehensive database reveals which helmets schools are using, and why some may be putting some students at greater risk of brain injuries.

10/02/2014

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GM Recalls 117,000 Cars, SUVs, Trucks Over Stalling Risk

General Motors is recalling more than 117,000 vehicles from the 2013 and 2014 model years for a defect that could cause them to stall.

10/02/2014

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Adam Sandler To Make Four Movies For Netflix

The comedian has struck a deal to star in and produce feature films exclusively for the online streaming service…

10/02/2014

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As Demand Soars, Supermarkets Struggle To Keep Organic Milk Stocked

Grocery shoppers looking for organic milk in Bay Area supermarkets may be out of luck as farmers struggle to keep up with demand.

10/01/2014

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