Health

Two head lice (Pediculus humanus capitis) crawl on a piece of paper after having been removed from the hair of a little boy June 22, 2007 in Berlin, Germany. Summer weather in Central Europe typically brings with it cases of head lice in schoolchildren. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Pediatricians: Send Those Kids With Lice Back To School

Future generations won’t be sitting out school just because some creepy crawlies were discovered on student scalps, at least not if schools adopt new clinical recommendations from a group of pediatricians.

04/29/2015

A double chin. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

FDA Approves Injection Designed To Melt Double-Chin Fat Away

The Food and Drug Administration says it approved an injection designed to melt away double-chin fat.

04/29/2015

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Cheese May Be The Secret To A Healthier Life

A team of Dutch scientists trying to figure out the French paradox discovered that cheese and dairy consumption may be the secret to a healthier lifestyle.

04/29/2015

(CBS)

Hackers Can Take Over That Robot Performing Your Surgery

A team of researchers successfully hacked a robot designed to carry out surgical procedures, prompting fears the devices could be taken over by hackers with malicious intent.

04/28/2015

A bicyclist rides his bike down Polk Street on Bike to Work Day May 14, 2009 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

9 Lame Excuses For Not Riding Your Bike To Work

What’s keeping you from riding your bike to work or school? With Bike To Work Day coming up on May 14, it’s a fine time to reevaluate concerns about transitioning to a two-wheel commute.

04/28/2015

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Now That Chipotle Is GMO-Free, Will More Restaurant Chains Follow Suit?

Chipotle says it has completed phasing out genetically modified ingredients from its food.

04/27/2015

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Marin County School Nixes Sedentary Education With Standing Desks For Students

4th graders and some 1st graders at an elementary school in San Rafael are using standing desks and it seems to be helping the students to maintain focus and dissipate excess energy.

04/24/2015

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4 Reasons Why Constantly Checking Email Is Making You Sick

Researchers have found a connection between constantly checking email and adverse well-being. Jill Schlesinger has tips on how to manage the stress and keep your cool at work.

04/22/2015

(CBS SF)

Urgent Care Center Opening Before Doctors Medical Center Closes Tuesday

A new urgent care center will open today in San Pablo that aims to meet some of the needs of patients who would have gone to Doctors Medical Center, according to the nonprofit opening the center.

04/20/2015

(CBS SF)

Covered California Extends Health Insurance Enrollment After Many Affected By 2014 Tax Penalty

The state’s health insurance exchange is giving people who didn’t know about the Affordable Care Act (ACA) tax penalty a little extra time to sign up for coverage this year.

04/17/2015

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