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HealthWatch: UCSF Molecular Research May Shed Light On Cancer Survival

Scientists from the University of California San Francisco, Kaiser Permanente, and China have teamed up to study a molecular test that could give more patients a chance to be cured of lung cancer.

01/26/2012

10 Ways To Cancer-Proof Your Breasts

HealthWatch: UCSF Study Helps Demystify Alcohol Addiction

For the first time, researchers have demonstrated the effect of alcohol on the human brain – a discovery that may lead to better treatments for alcohol addiction.

01/11/2012

Pot Warehouse Will Pad Oakland's Coffers

UCSF Study Finds Pot Smoke Less Harmful Than Tobacco

Smoking a joint once a week or a bit more apparently doesn’t harm the lungs, suggests a 20-year study that bolsters evidence that marijuana doesn’t do the kind of damage tobacco does.

01/10/2012

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Study Aims To Track Car Accidents Involving Deer On I-280 In Bay Area

At the conclusion of the study, researchers will present recommendations to Caltrans for ways to keep deer from finding their way toward moving vehicles.

11/25/2011

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HealthWatch: UC Davis Study Finds Higher Autism Rate Among Siblings

A new study suggests that nearly 20 percent of children who have an autistic older brother or sister will develop the disorder too. That’s a rate much higher than previously thought.

KPIX 5–08/15/2011

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Disadvantaged Bay Area Students Get Scientific Research Experience

The summer program allows them to work with scientific and medical teams and mentors to get experience in laboratory and clinical research.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/13/2011

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San Francisco Bike Riders Face Health Risk

Cyclists may be facing an unseen health risk when they are pedaling on busy streets.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/11/2011

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Stanford Study: Tobacco Firms Use Predatory Methods To Sell Menthol

Cigarette manufacturers, however, have denied using race or ethnicity to target customers.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/24/2011

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KCBS In Depth: 30th Anniversary Of First AIDS Cases

An interview with Dr. Mervyn Silverman on the AIDS epidemic, 30 years after the first cases were reported in the United States.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/05/2011

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California Researchers Discover New Info Linked To Alzheimer’s Disease

Research out of UCLA has found that a gene not only increases the risk of Alzheimer’s Disease, but also damages a person’s brain at a young age.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/15/2011

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