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California Researchers Raise Concerns About ‘Thirdhand Smoke’

You’ve heard of the damaging health effects of smoking and secondhand smoke. But what happens when the smoke settles?

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–02/08/2011


Neighbor’s Secondhand Smoke Seeps Into San Jose Condo

A San Jose woman who invested in a luxury condominium is unable to live in her unit, overcome by her neighbor’s secondhand smoke.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–02/07/2011

The prescription medicine OxyContin. (Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Pills May Be Behind Spike In Bay Area Burglaries

Across the Bay Area, several cities are seeing an increase in home burglaries. The spike in burglaries may have to do with a very expensive pill.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–02/03/2011

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Parents Question Access To Mandatory Baby Blood Test

Every baby born in the U.S. is supposed to have it – A blood test that screens for genetic diseases.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–10/28/2010

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Something not right in your neighborhood? Feel like officials are giving you the run-around? Tell CBS 5 what you’d like us to check out at

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–08/08/2010