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A man using two smartphones. (Indranil Mukherjee/Getty Images)

San Francisco Cell Phone Labeling Ruling Could Have Far Reaching Effects

A Federal Appeals Court judge in San Francisco was set to hear arguments Thursday in a long-simmering legal battle between the city and the wireless industry.

08/09/2012

Fishmongers check large bluefin tunas before the first trading of the year at Tokyo's Tsukiji fish market. (Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP/Getty Images)

Scientists Detect Radiation In Tuna Off California Coast

The fish, which were migrate yearly from Japan, were found to have high levels of cesium.

05/29/2012

(AP)

Judge Blocks Most Of San Francisco Cellphone Radiation Law

A federal judge on Thursday struck down most of a San Francisco ordinance that requires retailers to warn customers about cellphone radiation and its health effects.

10/27/2011

Palm Pre Smartphone. (Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

SF Agrees To Delay Cellphone Radiation Information Law

A federal judge in San Francisco heard arguments Thursday, but deferred ruling on a bid by a cellphone industry group for a preliminary injunction blocking a city ordinance known as the “Right to Know” law.

10/20/2011

(AP)

San Francisco Cellphone Information Ordinance Goes Into Effect

Posters and fact sheets will be available at cell phone stores to provide information about possible radiation from the devices.

10/02/2011

A doctor observes a patient's x-ray images. (CBS)

HealthWatch: SF Service Offers Free 2nd Opinion On Cancer Diagnoses

Northern California cancer patients are taking advantage of a unique service provided by a Bay Area non-profit group – a second opinion on their cancer diagnosis, free of charge.

09/22/2011

A PG&E SmartMeter. (CBS)

Santa Cruz Joins the Battle Against PG&E SmartMeters

Santa Cruz’s City Council filed a petition this week for the ability to opt out of PG&E’s SmartMeter program because of health risk concerns.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/27/2011

The Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant in northeast Japan on Tuesday, March 15, 2011. (Credit: DigitalGlobe)

Radiation From Japan Spiked In California In March

A spike in radioactive sulfur from an earthquake-damaged Japanese nuclear plant was detected in California in late March, but researchers have determined that it posed no threat to health.

CBS San Francisco–08/15/2011

A PG&E SmartMeter. (CBS)

Pacific Gas & Electric SmartMeters Coming To Santa Cruz County

At the end of June, Pacific Gas and Electric plans to install SmartMeters in Soquel, Scotts Valley and Watsonville areas where opposition to the wireless devices has been strongest.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/16/2011

A child undergoing a CT scan. (CBS)

CT Scans May Give Patients Too Much Radiation

72 million Americans had CT scans last year, a 500 percent increase from just 15 years ago. It’s the most common diagnostic test, but it’s also one of the least regulated.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–05/05/2011

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