Weight Loss

The Vivus website, makers of Qnexa (Vivus)

FDA Will Take 3 More Months To Review Mountain View Firm’s Diet Pill

Drugmaker Vivus Inc. said Monday that regulators will take another three months to make a decision on its closely-watched obesity drug Qnexa.


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Marin, Santa Clara Ranked Healthiest Counties In California

When it comes to healthy living the Bay Area is pretty hard to beat. Marin County has been ranked number one in a new study, with Santa Clara County coming in second healthiest in California.


The Vivus website, makers of Qnexa (Vivus)

FDA Panel Approves Mountain View Company’s Previously Rejected Diet Pill

A panel of advisers to the Food and Drug Administration overwhelmingly backed approval for a highly anticipated anti-obesity pill from Vivus Inc., a drug which the FDA previously rejected due to safety concerns.


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HealthWatch: FDA Again Considers Bay Area Firm’s Diet Pill

A diet drug developed by a Bay Area company gets a second chance in front of the FDA.


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HealthWatch: 3-Week Vegetarian Diet Kick Starts Weight Loss

A new diet claims it will not only help you lose weight in just 21 says, it will also help you overcome major health concerns like cholesterol and diabetes.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–07/04/2011

Giants 3rd baseman Pablo Sandoval begins his swing as he connects on a three run home run off of starting pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez #38 of the Colorado Rockies in the first inning at Coors Field on April 19, 2011 in Denver, Colorado. (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Slimmed-Down Sandoval Finding His Stride At Plate

No longer the stressed-out, pressing third baseman he was a year ago, Pablo Sandoval is nearly 40 pounds lighter and has a spring in his step once again.

CBS San Francisco–04/25/2011

Bathroom Scale. (AP)

ConsumerWatch: High-Tech Tool Can Help Visualize Weight Loss Goals

A high-tech tool can now help you reach your ideal weight goal by simply snapping a photo.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–11/12/2010