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An open air pit used to burn trash at a base in Iraq. (Gwen Chiaramonte)

Veterans Returning Home From Iraq, Afghanistan Point To Open Air Burn Pits As New ‘Agent Orange’

Hundreds of veterans coming back from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are falling ill and many are dying of what’s being called the new “Agent Orange”: open air burn pits.

05/20/2014

A Crown Princess cruise ship (Vincenzo Pinto/AFP/Getty Images)

37 Passengers Aboard Princess Cruise Ship Docked In San Francisco Contract Norovirus

Thirty-seven passengers aboard the Crown Princess cruise ship, that docked in San Francisco on Monday, have contracted the stomach flu, a spokeswoman for Princess Cruises said.

04/08/2014

wrinkly dogs

ConsumerWatch: Imported Jerky Treats Tied To Growing Number Of Sick Pets

The owners of nearly 1,000 dogs say their pets have either died or have been sickened in the past six months after eating chicken jerky treats from China.

05/22/2012

A child arrives at San Francisco International Airport on August 16, 2011 as part of a summer vacation provided by the nonprofit Kids of Courage. (CBS)

Chronically Ill Children Treated To Bay Area Vacation

Officials from Kids of Courage said the trip allows children with life-threatening or chronic illnesses and conditions to forget about the constant medical attention they require and have fun.

CBS San Francisco–08/16/2011

Jennifer Hudson Hospitalized For Food Poisoning

Jennifer Hudson Hospitalized For Food Poisoning

Grammy & Oscar Winner, Jennifer Hudson has been released from a New York hospital after treatment for food poisoning Friday…

CBS San Francisco–06/10/2011

Walker Creek Ranch, Marin County

Students Sickened At Marin County Educational Ranch

Approximately 50 Bay Area students and adults on a five-day educational trip in western Marin County became ill Wednesday night and were sent home, a fire dispatcher said.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–02/03/2011

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