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Bacillus anthracis. This bacterium causes anthrax with malignant lesions that turn into eschars. If the contamination is not treated the illness spreads through the lymphatic system and the septicemia is rapidly deadly. Optical microscope x 2000. (Getty Images)

Live Anthrax Spores Possibly Sent To Stanford Lab; CDC Now Analyzing

A vial shipment sent to a Stanford lab last July may have contained small quantities of live anthrax spores, but officials say...

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City Of Davis Mandates Water, Milk As Default Drink In Kids’ Meals To Fight Obesity

A Northern California city says it’s taking a stand against obesity, by making milk or water the default drink in kids’ meals.

Two Bay Area Locales Included In List Of 10 Most Fit Cities In U.S.

However, neither of the two cities made the #1 or #2 spots.

Crickets ready to be turned into flour. (CBS SF)

Insect Protein Bars On The Rise With Psychology-Based Marketing

Insect protein could be a cutting edge source of nutrition. But if the insect protein movement wants to win hearts and minds, it has to start with taste buds.

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Harvard Study: Reusable Grocery Bags May Make You More Likely To Buy Organic, Indulge In Junk Food

They’re good for the environment, but could your reusable shopping bag lead to weight gain? New research from Harvard may link links reusable bags to junk food.

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Feds Approve Ecstasy Therapy Study In Marin County

A team of psychotherapists at a Marin County clinic now have permission to start using ecstasy in therapy trials.

HOUSTON, TX - MAY 25: Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors falls over Trevor Ariza #1 of the Houston Rockets on his way to an injury in the second quarter during Game Four of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at Toyota Center on May 25, 2015 in Houston, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Stephen Curry Put Back In To Game 4 Too Soon After Nasty Spill In Houston?

Was Warriors Guard Stephen Curry back on the court too soon after his nasty fall during game four of the Western Conference Finals? A Bay Area doctor says no.

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California Pregnancy Centers Would Have To Tell Visitors Abortion Is An Option Under New Bill

Crisis pregnancy centers in California would have to tell visitors that abortion is an option under legislation approved by the state Assembly.

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Strong Demand Leads To Liquid Tamiflu Shortage

The liquid form of the flu drug Tamiflu is in short supply.

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DASH Diet Ranked Best Overall — Once Again

The new annual ‘‘best diets” list is out from U.S. News & World Report.

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What ‘Brain-Dead’ Means

What does it mean when doctors say a person is brain-dead?

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Expert Q&A: Childhood Vaccine Safety

For parents, childhood vaccines are a source of reassurance, but also anxiety about side effects and reactions.