Leading Liberal Policy Group Unveils 'Medicare Extra' Plan for Universal CoverageA leading liberal policy group is raising the ante in the health care debate with a new plan that builds on Medicare to guarantee coverage for all.
Bay Area Firm's Treatment For Peanut Allergies Succeeds In StudyThe first treatment to help prevent serious allergic reactions to peanuts may be on the way. A company said Tuesday that its daily capsules of peanut powder helped children build tolerance in a major study.
Cleaning Products Could Cause Lung Damage In Women, Study FindsA new study finds that regularly using cleaning sprays or other cleaning products could put women at risk for lung damage.
Feds Take Action Against Cannabis Chemical CBD Despite Benefit To Patients With SeizuresThe feds claim all cannabis extracts, including CBD, are controlled substances and illicit despite proven health benefits. Now a lawsuit is challenging that.
CBS Local Interview: Filmmaker Matthew HeinemanMatthew Heineman discusses his new series on Showtime "The Trade."
Horizon Pharma Jacks Painkiller Drug Price From $138 to $2,979The drug is 22 times more expensive than when the company acquired it in late 2013.
Nopales With High Pesticide Levels Removed From California Grocery StoresCactus pads imported from Mexico may contain pesticides that pose a health risk to consumers, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) warned.
FDA Approves First Blood Test For ConcussionThe US Food and Drug Administration has, for the first time, approved a blood test to help detect concussion in adults.
SFUSD: 10 Middle School Students Likely Sickened By CannabisSFUSD officials said the substance caused “adverse reactions” and the students’ symptoms were consistent with “marijuana intoxication.”
Can Gene Therapy Be Harnessed To Fight The AIDS Virus?For more than a decade, the strongest AIDS drugs could not fully control Matt Chappell's HIV infection. Now his body controls it by itself.
California Coffee Shops Must Post Warning Signs About Cancer-Causing Ingredient
Flu Season Still Getting Worse; Now As Bad As 2009 Swine FluThe flu has further tightened its grip on the U.S. This season is now as bad as the swine flu epidemic nine years ago.

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