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Riley the beagle was rescued from a lab by the Beagle Freedom Project. (CBS)

Beagles Rescued From Labs In Bay Area, Nation After Being Used For Chemical Testing

It’s biotech’s dirty little secret: We discovered at least four companies in the Bay Area are testing everything from medicine to chemical products on dogs. Most won’t survive. But for the ones that do, there is a chance at a new life.

11/04/2014

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UCSF Cancer Patients Testing Scalp-Cooling Cap That Can Prevent Chemotherapy Hair Loss

Cancer patients in San Francisco are testing out a device that can allow them to avoid the tell-tale sign of their condition – hair loss.

10/09/2014

Dog owners in SF were warned after possibly poisoned meatballs were left on city streets. (CBS)

Potentially Poison-Laced Meatballs Found At Santa Rosa Dog Park

Eight meatballs that were found Saturday near a dog park in west Santa Rosa have been sent to a lab at University of California at Davis to determine if they contain poison.

09/23/2014

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Navy Tests Will Determine If Radiation Is Lurking In The Soil On Treasure Island

For years, people living on Treasure Island have been concerned the ground beneath their feet is radioactive and dangerous. A final test slated for this summer doesn’t make some residents feel any more at ease.

05/31/2014

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‘Seating Irregularity’ Invalidates Pleasanton High School Students’ AP Tests

The stress level for college-bound students at Amador Valley High School has kicked up another notch after dozens of advanced placement test scores were tossed out because seats were placed too close together during the exams.

05/30/2014

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Viral Hepatitis Testing Offered For Liver-Destroying Disease

Viral hepatitis is a common blood borne infection that slowly destroys the liver. You can’t live without your liver, yet few of us know if we’re even infected with one of the viruses.

05/16/2014

Lisa Moorish poses for photographs after getting tested for Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C to promote getting tested ahead of World Hepatitis Day 2009 (19th May 2009) on the first ever GET TESTED! bus at Leicester Square on May 18, 2009 in London, England.  (Credit Tim Whitby/Getty Images)

Liver Virus Concerns Prompt Communities To Declare National Hepatitis Testing Day On Monday, May 19th

It’s a virus 100 times more infectious than HIV, that can live for a week outside the body on razors and toothbrushes, that destroys the liver through cirrhosis and cancer, and doctors and patients may not even realize it’s there until it kills the host, and infects others.

05/13/2014

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McDonald’s Tests Seasoned French Fries

Testing of Shakin’ Flavor Fries will take place in Northern California & St.Louis…

05/09/2014

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What a Child Learns From Positive & Negative Video Game Play

Children who repeatedly play violent video games learn thought patterns that will stick with them and influence behaviors as they grow older…

03/25/2014

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Dating Site Uses DNA Test To Find Compatible Partners

Dating sites are getting more personalized to help you find ‘the one,’ using DNA testing to determine if a suitor is a genetically compatible match.

02/12/2014

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