New ‘Drinkable’ Sunscreen Protects Skin From Inside Out, Or Does It?

There’s a new sunscreen that promises never to leave you with greasy skin, or weird tan lines. You don’t apply it – you drink it. But is drinkable sunscreen really a protective summer cocktail for your skin?


Google headquarters. (Kimihiro Hoshino/AFP/Getty Images)

Google Lab Quietly Working On Fitbit-Like Wristband To Detect Cancer, Creating Synthetic Skin

While recent Google technologies such as driverless cars and wearable computers make headlines, the tech giant has been quietly working on health related-technologies cancer detectors and making synthetic human skin.



Ugly Situation After Skin Care Clinic Closes

A national chain of skin care clinics has reportedly filed for protection from its creditors in bankruptcy court, leaving thousands of customers who paid money up-front for services wondering what to do next.


A sign announcing the planned opening of Tata Massage. (credit: Rochelle Del Rosario)

San Francisco’s New ‘Tata Massage’ Parlor Offers $350 Face Slaps

A new San Francisco massage parlor promises to improve your completion using the “ancient Thai art of face slapping.”


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California Doctors Warn Tainted Cocaine Is Rotting Skin

Modern day cocaine is packing more than an instant high; it’s eating the skin of some users alive.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–07/11/2011

A doctor places a syringe in a bottle of Botox. (Don Murray/Getty Images)

San Francisco Investigates Mom Who Injected Daughter With Botox

San Francisco authorities are investigating a mother who said on a national television program that she gives her 8-year-old daughter Botox injections.

CBS San Francisco–05/13/2011


Eatery Offers “Collagen Cuisine” To Improve Skin Complexion

A London chef has rolled out an “Eat Yourself Beautiful” menu with dishes made with collagen jelly protein – concoctions he claims improves the skin appearance of age-conscious diners.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–03/21/2011

CBS 5 HealthWatch

HealthWatch: Needle-Free Face Treatment Growing In Popularity

There’s been a lot of buzz about a new treatment for the face that works to firm and lift the skin with no needles and no downtime.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–03/08/2011