Medicine

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CDC: Circumcision Benefits Trump Risks And Health Insurers Should Pay For It

U.S. health officials on Tuesday released a draft of long-awaited federal guidelines on circumcision, saying medical evidence supports having the procedure done and health insurers should pay for it.

12/02/2014

Riley the beagle was rescued from a lab by the Beagle Freedom Project. (CBS)

Beagles Rescued From Labs In Bay Area, Nation After Being Used For Chemical Testing

It’s biotech’s dirty little secret: We discovered at least four companies in the Bay Area are testing everything from medicine to chemical products on dogs. Most won’t survive. But for the ones that do, there is a chance at a new life.

11/04/2014

Stockton Hospital Prison Inmates Healthcare

$1 Billion Stockton Prison Medical Complex Reopens After Numerous Problems

A billion dollar prison medical clinic that’s sitting half empty will start readmitting the state’s sickest inmates, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation said Monday.

07/22/2014

Blake Shelton, Shakira

Shakira and Blake Shelton to Perform Together at the ACM Awards

The two artists will perform their duet “Medicine” live during the 49th annual ACM Awards this Sunday.

03/31/2014

Dr/. Lattanza works with her students. (CBS)

Jefferson Award Winner Gives Girls Hands-On Experience In Male-Dominated Fields

SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) – A program teaching a room full of teenaged girls to work with power tools and thousand dollar screws as a way to connect to careers in science is the brainchild […]

02/13/2014

Randy Schekman, of the University of California at Berkeley's department of molecular and cell biology was one of the recipients of the Nobel Prize for Medicine. (CBS)

Berkeley, Stanford Researchers Win Nobel Prize For Medicine

Americans James Rothman and Randy Schekman and German-born researcher Thomas Suedhof won the 2013 Nobel Prize in medicine Monday for discoveries on how hormones, enzymes and other key substances are transported within cells.

10/07/2013

A volunteer dressed as a clown entertains children undergoing treatment for cancer. (Punit Paranjpe/AFP/Getty Images)

About the Bay: Clowning Around May Actually Be Good Medicine

This is no laughing matter – the Medical Clown Project of San Francisco is a nonprofit organization providing laughter – and some say healing – at California Pacific Medical Center’s (CPMC) Davies and St. Luke’s campuses.

03/19/2012

San Francisco VA Medical Center

San Francisco VA Hospital Nurse Accused Of Stealing Pain Medication

A registered nurse at a veterans’ hospital in San Francisco has been charged in federal court with stealing Demerol pain medication from the facility.

10/18/2011

(AP)

Stanford’s Pre-Med Diversity Program Is Back

Stanford has revived a program aimed at increasing the number of minority students seeking admission to its medical school. That number had essentially fallen flat over the last 20 years.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–11/09/2010

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