Therapy Gives New Hope For Patients with Alzheimer's DiseaseA Bay Area doctor is taking a controversial approach Alzheimer's disease and claims that -- through personalized therapy -- the cognitive decline associated with the disease can be reversed in some cases.
Non-Profit Group Teaches Veterans Therapy Of Surfing Ocean Waves In Santa CruzThere will be a few extra surfers in the water at Santa Cruz and Capitola this weekend as the organization Operation Surf teaches wounded veterans how to ride a wave.
PETA's Got A Problem With SFO PigAn animal advocacy organization is asking the San Francisco International Airport to hold the pork, after the airport announced earlier this week it had introduced a pig as part of its animal therapy program.
Therapy Dogs Comforting Families Of People Still Missing After Oakland Warehouse FireTherapy dogs are being brought in to help the families of people still missing after a fire ripped through a warehouse in Oakland, killing 33 people.
Bay Area Physical Therapist Using 'Cupping' Therapy On Athletes In Rio GamesIf you watched swimmer Michael Phelps win Olympic gold last night, you might have wondered why he had deep purple dots all over his shoulders.
Patients Legally Take Ecstasy While Receiving Therapy In Marin CountyDecades after the U.S. Federal Government banned the drug ecstasy a Bay Area medical team got special permission to study its therapeutic use in patients with life-threatening illness.
Feds Approve Ecstasy Therapy Study In Marin CountyA team of psychotherapists at a Marin County clinic now have permission to start using ecstasy in therapy trials.
Congresswoman Speier Urging All States To Ban Gay Conversion TherapyCongresswoman Jackie Speier has introduced legislation calling on states to ban conversion therapy for children. California is one of only two states that bans the practice.
Obama Calls For End To Gay 'Conversion' Therapy For KidsPresident Barack Obama is calling for an end to psychiatric therapy treatments aimed at changing the sexual orientation or gender identity of gay, lesbian and transgender youth.
Berkeley Family Raises Nearly $200,000 To Save Young Daughter With Rare Neurological ConditionA Berkeley couple has raised nearly $200,000 through social media to help their 6-year-old daughter who suffers from an extremely rare medical condition.
Supreme Court Rejects Challenge To California Ban On Gay Conversion TherapyThe justices on Monday let stand an appeals court ruling that said the state’s ban on so-called conversion therapy for minors doesn’t violate the free speech rights of licensed counselors and patients seeking treatment.
Alexander Shulgin, ‘Godfather of Ecstasy’, Dies At Lafayette Home Alexander Shulgin, a respected chemist famed for dusting off a decades-old recipe for the psychedelic drug ecstasy, died at his Lafayette home on Monday according to his wife.
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Combat Veterans Use Photography To Cope With PTSDVeterans suffering from PTSD and other mental challenges are processing their emotions in a photography class at the VA's Menlo Park campus.
California Moving Closer To Ban On Sexual Orientation Therapy For Minors A key State Senate committee approved a bill Monday that would ban what's known as "reparative" or "sexual orientation change" therapy for minors.