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A walker takes dogs to a dog park. (Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Animal Update: Humane Education

KCBS’ Jeff Bell talks to Dr. Jack Aldridge about the importance of humane education.

10/03/2011

A doctor observes a patient's x-ray images. (CBS)

HealthWatch: SF Service Offers Free 2nd Opinion On Cancer Diagnoses

Northern California cancer patients are taking advantage of a unique service provided by a Bay Area non-profit group – a second opinion on their cancer diagnosis, free of charge.

09/22/2011

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Oakland Zoo Breaks Ground On New Veterinary Hospital

The facility will be much larger than the current 1,200 square-foot hospital and also have the latest medical technology.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/13/2011

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Drug Treatment Programs Take Hit In San Francisco Budget Proposal

Two drug treatment programs that merged last year to avoid budget cuts will lose a significant piece of their city funding under the budget proposal San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee submitted Wednesday.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/02/2011

Computerized mammography.

Promising News Released On Treating Breast Cancer

There is some new hope in treating an aggressive form of breast cancer.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–01/16/2011

Prescription Drugs

KCBS In Depth: Fighting Addiction

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) — For more than half a century, the San Francisco-based Walden House has been offering addiction treatment throughout California. While research continues to show that substance addiction is a disease, many continue […]

CONNECT WITH KCBS–12/19/2010

Adult female (left) and male (right) deer ticks, which can carry Lyme Disease. (AP)

HealthWatch: Bay Area Lyme Disease Patient Fights Insurer

Imagine the frustration when you do have insurance but you still can’t get your plan to pay for drugs that cost thousands of dollars a month.

KPIX 5–11/23/2010

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New Drug Easing Aches Of Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a silent disease that haunts millions of women in the U.S., but a new experimental treatment shows some promise in combating the chronic issue.

KPIX 5–11/12/2010

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Stanford Works On Treating Childhood Obesity

Mike Colgan Reporting PALO ALTO (KCBS) – Researchers at Stanford have been selected to develop a new model on how to treat and prevent childhood obesity. The university is getting a $12.7 million grant from the […]

CONNECT WITH KCBS–09/15/2010

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