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HealthWatch: Bone Density Tests Need Not Be As Frequent

A new study on osteoporosis screening published in The New England Journal of Medicine suggests that for older women with normal bone mineral density (BMD) or mild osteopenia, a screening interval of 15 years will miss few new cases of osteoporosis.

01/24/2012

Prostate Cancer. (AP)

HealthWatch: UCSF Expert At Odds With New Prostate Screening Recommendations

An influential government task force has issued a controversial new recommendation on cancer screening using the prostate specific antigen, or PSA test.

10/07/2011

SFoSecurity

Pilot Defends Video Critical Of San Francisco Airport Security

A pilot who posted YouTube videos criticizing security at San Francisco International Airport said Tuesday he is shocked at the uproar they’ve created.

KPIX 5–12/28/2010

A doctor performing a colonoscopy. (CBS)

HealthWatch: Some Colon Cancer Screenings May Not Find Disease

One Bay Area family said their mother’s colon cancer screening gave her a false sense of security – with deadly results.

KPIX 5–11/01/2010

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Parents Question Access To Mandatory Baby Blood Test

Every baby born in the U.S. is supposed to have it – A blood test that screens for genetic diseases.

KPIX 5–10/28/2010

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