Acetaminophen, Ibuprofen & Aspirin Tablets

STUDY: Taking An Aspirin A Day Is Very Bad For Your Health… If You Don’t Need It

Hundreds of thousands of people take aspirin daily to lower their chances of having heart attack or stroke. A new study finds that for patients with a low risk for those diseases, that aspirin could actually cause very serious health problems.



HealthWatch: Reno Putting Its Money On Disease Prevention

The United States will spend roughly $2.5 trillion this year on health care. Almost three-quarters of that is spent treating chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease. But now, just across state line in Reno, there is a new approach: the city is putting its money on prevention.


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‘Alcatraz’ TV Show Producers Rush to Save SF Stroke Victim

Several producers behind the television show ‘Alcatraz’ rushed to help save a stroke victim’s life Wednesday in San Francisco.



Closer Look: Bay Area Research May Help Restore Speech

New research from the Bay Area has raised the possibility that individuals who are paralyzed, or victims of health conditions such as strokes and Lou Gehrig’s disease may be able to speak in the future.


Aspirin tablets. (Credit: istockphoto)

HealthWatch: Aspirin Fights Heart Attacks, But Daily Doses Not For All

Many adults take aspirin to prevent heart attack or stroke, but a new study now confirms it’s not for everyone.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–01/09/2012

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New Stroke Response System Unveiled In Contra Costa County

Stroke victims in the East Bay will now have a greater chance of survival with the introduction of a new system of care designed specifically for those who suffer the debilitating effects of a stroke.


Comedian, Patrice O'Neal Suffers A Stroke

Comedian, Patrice O’Neal Suffers A Stroke

Comedy superstar Patrice O’Neal, 41, who recently performed at the “Comedy Central Roast of Charlie Sheen,” suffered a stroke last week…


Notable Deaths 2013

Alameda Rapture Predictor Losing Radio Show After Stroke

The weekday Christian radio show hosted by failed apocalypse predictor Harold Camping, who suffered a stroke earlier this month, is being taken off the air.

CBS San Francisco–06/23/2011

Notable Deaths 2013

Rapture Preacher Suffers Stroke At Alameda Home

Harold Camping, 89, was hospitalized after suffering the stroke Thursday night at his Alameda home.

CBS San Francisco–06/13/2011

Aerial view of the city, San Jose (David McNew/Getty Images)

San Jose Hospital Begins $30 Million Upgrade And Expansion

San Jose’s Good Samaritan Hospital begins a $30 million dollar expansion project for the state of the art stroke facility this week.