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Tent cabins at Curry Village in Yosemite National Park (CBS)

9th Yosemite Park Hantavirus Case Reported

The National Park Service has said a ninth visitor to Yosemite National Park has been infected with the rodent-borne illness hantavirus.

09/13/2012

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East Oakland Pharmacy Part Of Pilot Program Offering Free HIV Tests

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is rolling out a pilot program to offer HIV tests at neighborhood pharmacies, including one in East Oakland.

06/26/2012

Cigarette, Tobacco generic

Phil Matier: Study Finds Tobacco Tax Money Not Going To Prevention Measures

KCBS, CBS 5 and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier looks at exactly where money is being spent from California’s tobacco tax.

05/29/2012

Medical Generic, caduces

Rare Brain Illness Kills San Rafael Woman; 2nd Marin Case Diagnosed

A Marin County resident has died from – and another infected with – a brain disease related to what is sometimes incorrectly referred to as ‘mad cow disease.’

02/09/2012

Flu vaccine (CBS)

HealthWatch: Flu Season Still A Threat Despite Mild Start

The 2011-2012 flu season is off to a slow start, but federal health experts said Friday that more activity is expected in the coming weeks.

01/27/2012

An HPV vaccine injection (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Stanford Doctor Applauds HPV Vaccine Recommendations

A government panel is recommending that young boys also get the controversial HPV shot. That’s the vaccine now given to girls to prevent cervical cancer.

10/25/2011

The San Jose skyline. (AP)

San Jose Residents Have Longest Life Spans In U.S.

San Jose has topped a list of U.S. cities where residents enjoy the longest life spans.

CBS San Francisco–07/20/2011

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Washing Produce Won’t Necessarily Get Rid of E. Coli

One food safety expert says washing produce isn’t necessarily the solution to getting rid of E. coli if it’s grown in contaminated water.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/04/2011

Bottles of antiretroviral drug Truvada are shown at Jack's Pharmacy on November 23, 2010 in San Anselmo, California. (Justin Sullivan / Getty Images)

San Francisco Anti-AIDS Groups Hail Drug, Worry About Cost

AIDS prevention advocates are hailing a pill newly shown to protect against HIV as a great tool for disease prevention.

CBS San Francisco–11/24/2010

Bottles of antiretroviral drug Truvada are shown at Jack's Pharmacy on November 23, 2010 in San Anselmo, California. (Justin Sullivan / Getty Images)

UCSF Scientists Report Big Breakthrough In AIDS Research

A pill already used to treat HIV infection turns out to be a powerful weapon in protecting healthy gay men from catching the virus, a global study found.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–11/23/2010

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