HealthWatch: Saying 'No' To Unnecessary Medical TestsWhen it comes to good health, sometimes just saying 'no' to an unnecessary medical tests may be the best course of action.
HealthWatch: Kaepernicking For Kids With Heart DefectsOn Sunday, a lot of eyes will be San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, but in the Central Valley, a lot of hearts are already beating in appreciation.
HealthWatch: Summer Checkup - Which Aspirin To Take?Aspirin is often used to relieve minor aches and pains, arthritis, and even to protect your heart.
HealthWatch: Summer Checkup - Treating Minor Aches And WoundsFor a sprained ankle or sore back, what do you choose: (a) heat or ice, (b) a topical cream, or (c) prescription pain medication?
HealthWatch: Choose The Right Pain MedicationOpen up your medicine cabinet and take a look. Here’s a quick quiz: ibuprofen, acetaminophen, or aspirin? If you have a headache or a sore muscle, which one is the best for you? They all relieve pain but there are subtle differences.
HealthWatch: How You Brew Coffee May Impact Heart HealthWho doesn't like a hot, steaming cup of coffee in the morning? But how you brew your java may impact your heart health.
HealthWatch: Do Grandmother’s Home Remedies Really Work?From chicken soup to an apple a day, home remedies have been around for ages. But do they really work?
HealthWatch: FDA Approves Mountain View Firm's Weight-Loss PillThe pill Qsymia from Mountain View-based Vivus Inc. was cleared for adults who are obese or overweight and have at least one weight-related condition such as high blood pressure, diabetes or high cholesterol.
HealthWatch: Cal Doctor To Lead London Olympic U.S. Medical TeamAt the U.C. Berkeley Tang Urgent Care Center, Dr. Cindy Chang takes care of the sick and injured. But soon, the Cal physician will be taking care of the health and well-being of a very elite group of athletes: the 525 Americans who will be competing in the upcoming London Olympics.
HealthWatch: Scientists Investigate Mysterious Decline Of California Sea OttersA group of scientists are keeping a close eye at the health of sea otters off the California coast. They may be cute and furry, but California sea otters are facing a mystery threat.
California Pacific Medical Center Performs 4-Way Kidney TransplantUntil Thursday, when all eight people were formally introduced at the hospital on Buchanan Street, the individuals involved did not know for sure who donated to whom.
HealthWatch: 3 Heart Transplants In 3 Days At Packard Children's HospitalThree people have a new chance at life after they received heart transplants at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford. The transplants took place over a three-day span earlier this month.
HealthWatch: New Autism Test Claims Quick ResultsIf you suspect your child might have autism, getting answers as fast as possible can be crucial. A researcher may have found a way to unlock the mysteries of the puzzling disorder in just minutes.
HealthWatch: Is Greek Yogurt Really Better For You?It seems like everyone is eating Greek yogurt these days. While it’s thicker and creamier than regular yogurt, is it healthier?
HealthWatch: NorCal Olympic Athlete Credits Paleo Diet For HealingAn Olympic athlete from Northern California is crediting her conversion to the paleolithic diet in healing her body from the rigors of top-level competition.