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Injury

Two pedestrians were hurt in a crash in San Francisco's West Portal.  (CBS)

Pedestrians Hit In San Francisco’s West Portal Neighborhood

A vehicle struck two pedestrians in San Francisco’s West Portal neighborhood Wednesday night, police said.

03/21/2013

An injured 49er is attended to on the field. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

HealthWatch: New Sports Guidelines Suggest Individualized Concussion Care

The American Academy of Neurology said athletes shouldn’t resume playing until they’ve been fully evaluated and cleared by a doctor or other professional with concussion expertise.

03/18/2013

(CBS)

Woman Critically Injured After Being Hit By Muni Train Near SFSU

A woman who was struck by a San Francisco Municipal Railway light-rail vehicle Thursday afternoon has life-threatening injuries, a fire spokeswoman said.

02/28/2013

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Cal’s Keenan Allen To Skip Combine Workouts Due To Injury

Cal’s Keenan Allen, projected by many NFL Draft analysts as a first-round pick in April’s draft, will not work out at this week’s combine in Indianapolis, his agent J.T. Johnson confirmed to CBS Sports on Wednesday.

02/20/2013

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 18: Defensive tackle Justin Smith #94 of the San Francisco 49ers lines up opposite the Seattle Seahawks in the first quarter on October 18, 2012 at Candlestick Park in San Francisco, California. The 49ers won 13-6. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

49er Pro Bowl DE Justin Smith Headed For Surgery

Limited by a partially torn left triceps, the 49ers’ defensive end had his worst game of the season in the Super Bowl, according to the analytical website Pro Football Focus. Smith finished with three tackles — with no quarterback hurries, hits or sacks.

02/05/2013

Bridge Workers

Safety Coreographed At Dizzying Heights On New Bay Bridge

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS 5) – Hundreds of workers spend their days hundreds of feet above the bay, and keeping them all safe is a huge job in itself. At any given time, 800 workers move […]

02/03/2013

(CBS)

HealthWatch: Study Links Concussions To Permanent Brain Damage

In the biggest study of its kind, researchers at Boston University analyzed the brains of deceased athletes and veterans (all of who had history of repeated head trauma), and found more than 80 percent had signs of CTE, or Traumatic Brain Encephalopathy.

12/03/2012

Alex Smith

Concussion To Sideline Smith For Monday Night Matchup With Bears

Jay Cutler, the Bears’ starting quarterback, is already out for Monday night against the 49ers, a game which airs locally at 5:30 p.m. on CBS 5. And his San Francisco counterpart, Alex Smith, is set to join him on the sideline, CBS Sports NFL Insider Jason La Canfora confirms.

11/19/2012

(CBS)

Pedestrian Critically Hurt In San Francisco Crash

A pedestrian was critically injured in a collision in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood on Saturday afternoon, police said Tuesday.

11/13/2012

Runners on a trail from the Marin Headlands (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

HealthWatch: Are You Running Toward Injury?

One of the most popular activities in the Bay Area is running. But are we running wrong? In other words, are we running in such a way that our technique puts our bodies at higher risk for injury?

11/13/2012

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