Dr. Kim Mulvihill

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HealthWatch: Saying ‘No’ To Unnecessary Medical Tests

When it comes to good health, sometimes just saying ‘no’ to an unnecessary medical tests may be the best course of action.

04/02/2013

An screen image from the Camp Taylor website. (Camp Taylor, Inc.)

HealthWatch: Kaepernicking For Kids With Heart Defects

On Sunday, a lot of eyes will be San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, but in the Central Valley, a lot of hearts are already beating in appreciation.

02/01/2013

Aspirin products sit on the shelf at a Walgreens drug store. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

HealthWatch: Summer Checkup – Which Aspirin To Take?

Aspirin is often used to relieve minor aches and pains, arthritis, and even to protect your heart.

08/01/2012

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HealthWatch: Summer Checkup – Treating Minor Aches And Wounds

For a sprained ankle or sore back, what do you choose: (a) heat or ice, (b) a topical cream, or (c) prescription pain medication?

08/01/2012

generic aspirin

HealthWatch: Choose The Right Pain Medication

Open up your medicine cabinet and take a look. Here’s a quick quiz: ibuprofen, acetaminophen, or aspirin? If you have a headache or a sore muscle, which one is the best for you? They all relieve pain but there are subtle differences.

07/30/2012

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HealthWatch: How You Brew Coffee May Impact Heart Health

Who doesn’t like a hot, steaming cup of coffee in the morning? But how you brew your java may impact your heart health.

07/28/2012

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HealthWatch: Do Grandmother’s Home Remedies Really Work?

From chicken soup to an apple a day, home remedies have been around for ages. But do they really work?

07/19/2012

Qsymia, a weight loss pill made by Vivus of Mountain View. (CBS)

HealthWatch: FDA Approves Mountain View Firm’s Weight-Loss Pill

The pill Qsymia from Mountain View-based Vivus Inc. was cleared for adults who are obese or overweight and have at least one weight-related condition such as high blood pressure, diabetes or high cholesterol.

07/17/2012

Longtime Cal Dr. Cindy Chang will head the U.S. Olympic Medical team in London (University of California Berkeley)

HealthWatch: Cal Doctor To Lead London Olympic U.S. Medical Team

At the U.C. Berkeley Tang Urgent Care Center, Dr. Cindy Chang takes care of the sick and injured. But soon, the Cal physician will be taking care of the health and well-being of a very elite group of athletes: the 525 Americans who will be competing in the upcoming London Olympics.

07/09/2012

Sea Otter

HealthWatch: Scientists Investigate Mysterious Decline Of California Sea Otters

A group of scientists are keeping a close eye at the health of sea otters off the California coast. They may be cute and furry, but California sea otters are facing a mystery threat.

06/20/2012

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