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Migraine headache treatment (CBS)

Cure For Migraines? Orinda Physical Therapist Touts Treatment Without Medication, Diet Change

A physical therapist in Orinda says he’s found an effective method for treating migraines that doesn’t involve medication or changes in diet, and his patients say their lives have never been better.

02/22/2015

A man dubbed the 'Botox Bandit' by a Bay Area doctor. (Courtesy: Dr. Larry Fan)

‘Botox Bandit’ Walks Out Of San Francisco Doctor’s Office Without Paying For Plastic Surgery Treatments

San Francisco police are on the hunt for a man dubbed the “botox bandit” after he walked out without paying for plastic surgery treatments.

01/06/2015

Pacifica Pier

Storms Prove Too Much For Pacifica Waste Treatment Plants; Residents Asked To Conserve

PACIFICA (CBS SF) – The City of Pacifica is asking people to reduce their water use during the rainy weather. The massive rain totals have caused problems for the waste water treatment plant. City officials […]

12/12/2014

Good Samaritan Hospital in San Jose is treating some cancer patients with something they call Hyperthermia. (CBS)

San Jose Hospital Pioneering New Treatment That Heats, Kills Cancer Cells

A new cancer-fighting strategy that kills deadly cells by raising body temperatures is heating up in the Bay Area.

11/23/2014

Google Glass is displayed ahead of a discussion at the University of Southern California's Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism where participants discussed issues with the gadget and its role in storytelling. (FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Navy Serviceman Treated For Internet Addiction Allegedly Caused By Google Glass

A U.S. Navy serviceman has been treated for internet addiction caused by overuse of his Google Glass device.

10/14/2014

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Medi-Cal Starts Covering Autism Therapy For Thousands Of Poor Children

Children enrolled in Medi-Cal are now eligible to receive treatment for autism spectrum disorders in an effort to level the playing field for kids from families unable to afford the expensive therapy.

09/18/2014

Robin Williams (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

In Depth: Addiction And Depression Are More Common Than You May Think

In the wake of actor Robin Williams untimely death, Dr. Alex Zaphiris, who specializes in treatment for addiction, examines how common addiction and depression are and what resources are available to treat these diseases.

08/18/2014

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Lawsuit Filed To Stop Service Cuts At Troubled Doctors Medical Center In San Pablo

Health care providers and community members filed a federal lawsuit on Tuesday to stop the downsizing and potential closure of Doctors Medical Center in San Pablo, which is seeing major cuts to staff and services amid longtime financial struggles.

08/13/2014

Sovaldi

Oregon, Illinois Medicaid Programs Place Tight Restrictions On Gilead $1,000-Per-Pill Hepatitis C Drug Sovaldi

An Oregon Medicaid committee is expected Thursday to significantly scale back access to an effective—but expensive—new drug used to treat hepatitis C, the second state to retrict access to the drug in two days.

07/31/2014

San Francisco City Hall (Hector Mata/AFP/Getty Images)

San Francisco Board Of Supervisors Approve Laura’s Law

The measure proposed by Supervisor Mark Farrell was approved by a 9-2 vote and will allow court-ordered treatment for the severely mentally ill.

07/09/2014

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