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Dr. Kim Mulvihill

Surgery

California Pacific Medical Center Performs 4-Way Kidney Transplant

Until Thursday, when all eight people were formally introduced at the hospital on Buchanan Street, the individuals involved did not know for sure who donated to whom.

06/07/2012

Amanda Sechrest (left), William Wylie-Modro, and James Spencer received heart transplants in a three-day span at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital. (CBS)

HealthWatch: 3 Heart Transplants In 3 Days At Packard Children’s Hospital

Three people have a new chance at life after they received heart transplants at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford. The transplants took place over a three-day span earlier this month.

05/26/2012

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HealthWatch: New Autism Test Claims Quick Results

If you suspect your child might have autism, getting answers as fast as possible can be crucial. A researcher may have found a way to unlock the mysteries of the puzzling disorder in just minutes.

05/23/2012

Greek yogurt. (CBS)

HealthWatch: Is Greek Yogurt Really Better For You?

It seems like everyone is eating Greek yogurt these days. While it’s thicker and creamier than regular yogurt, is it healthier?

05/22/2012

Eva Twardokens surfs off of Capitola (CBS)

HealthWatch: NorCal Olympic Athlete Credits Paleo Diet For Healing

An Olympic athlete from Northern California is crediting her conversion to the paleolithic diet in healing her body from the rigors of top-level competition.

05/18/2012

Paleo Diet

HealthWatch: Can Paleo Diet Extend Your Life?

Converts to the trending paleolithic diet say the eating habits of our caveman ancestors, along with exercising and getting enough sleep, will keep your body running smoothly well into your golden years.

05/18/2012

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HealthWatch: Plenty Of Options When Cooking For Caveman Diet

Just because you eat like a caveman, doesn’t mean you’re stuck gnawing on bones, nuts and twigs. Cooking for the Paleo Diet can include quite a tasty variety of foods.

05/16/2012

A vet examines a cat.  (Liu Jin/AFP/Getty Images)

HealthWatch: Human Behavioral Change May Be Tied To Cat Parasite

Researchers now believe something commonly carried by cats could be controlling you, a tiny parasite called Toxoplasma Gondi.

05/15/2012

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HealthWatch: Going ‘Paleo’ Means Cutting Out Common Items From Diet

Converts to the paleolithic diet trend claim they are shedding pounds and repairing damage done to their health by eliminating a number of common staples to their former diet.

05/15/2012

A doctor performing a colonoscopy. (CBS)

HealthWatch: $8 Alternative To Colonoscopy

A cheaper, less invasive alternative to a colonoscopy is helping many people assess their risk for colorectal cancer, the third most common cancer in both men and women.

05/10/2012

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