The first of many freezer-packed COVID-19 vaccine vials made their way to distribution sites across the United States on Sunday. (12-13-20)

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COVID-19 Vaccine Shipments Begin in Historic U.S. EffortThe first of many freezer-packed COVID-19 vaccine vials made their way to distribution sites across the United States on Sunday. (12-13-20)
Bay Area Health Officials Set Plans for Vaccine DistributionThe Bay Area is preparing for the first expected shipments of vaccine. Ken Bastida reports. (12-7-20)
Sunset District Marijuana Shop Sees Business Boost From Pandemic AngstBarbary Sunset, a marijuana shop on Irving Street in San Francisco's Outer Sunset neighborhood, is celebrating its one-year anniversary and has seen a significant uptick in sales to customers trying to control stress and anxiety from the coronavirus pandemic. Betty Yu reports. (10-9-20)
Trump Treatment News Leaves More Questions Than Answers, UCSF Professor SaysUnderstanding the severity of the president's condition will take time, said Dr. Bob Wachter with UCSF School of Medicine, in an interview with KPIX 5's Wilson Walker. (10-3-20)
President Trump Moved From White House to Walter Reed for COVID-19 TreatmentPresident Trump was relocated to Walter Reed Medical Center Friday evening and received experimental treatment. Christina Ruffini reports. (10-2-20)
Science Journalist's Research Underscores Importance of Proper BreathingJames Nestor is a science journalist based in San Francisco. For four years, he's investigated the science of breathing and he discovered how you breathe is important for mental and physical health. Allen Martin reports. (9-10-20)
Participants Sought in Clinical Trial of COVID-19 VaccineThe fight against COVID-19 marked a major milestone on Monday as the final trial involving an experimental vaccine began in the United States. Allen Martin reports. (7-27-20)
Treatment Lessons Learned in AIDS Battle Inform COVID-19 ResearchFormer KPIX correspondent Hank Plante, who reported from the frontline of the AIDS epidemic, says there are valuable lessons to be learned as researchers rush to find a vaccine for the coronavirus. Allen Martin reports. (5-1-20)
COVID-19 Patients Treated With Experimental Drug Remdesivir Recovering QuicklyCOVID-19 patients getting an experimental drug called remdesivir developed by Bay Area biotech company are showing encouraging rates of recovery. Maria Medina reports. (4-16-20)
Bay Area Patients Tell Their Experience of COVID-19 SurvivalPatients who have recovered from the coronavirus are now starting to share their successful treatment stories. Andrea Nakano reports. (3-26-20)
Woman Trademarks 'Psilocybin' to Keep Mushrooms from Being CommercializedA Bay Area woman has trademarked the name of the psychoactive agent found in so-called magic mushrooms. We asked why. Wilson Walker reports. (1-23-20)
Bay Area Researchers Key on Blood Plasma to Fight Age-Related DiseasesAt Alkahest, in San Carlos, scientists are working on innovative therapies for diseases that are linked to aging. Juliette Goodrich reports. (1-16-20)
Bay Area Patients Stung by Unapproved Stem Cell TreatmentsHundreds of clinics are popping up all over the country offering unapproved and potentially dangerous stem cell treatments. Maria Medina reports. (12-19-19)
Stem Cells From Wisdom Teeth Could Help Paralyzed Man Walk AgainNo one enjoys a trip to the dentist but, for some, it just might be a key to unlocking the healing power of the human body. John Ramos reports. (11-15-19)
Santa Cruz Considers Decriminalizing 'Magic Mushrooms'Santa Cruz is on track to become the third city in the country to decriminalize psychedelic plants. Kiet Do reports. (11-14-19)
Regulated Market Stalls, “Traditional” Market Endures, CA’s Cannabis Tax Revenue UnderperformsRecreational marijuana has been legal for nearly three years but, for the state, tax revenue is once again short of projections. Wilson Walker looks at how a resilient “traditional” market has the regulated market delivering tax revenue below forecasts. (9-27-19)
Bay Area Rallies to Prevent Deportation of Isabel BuesoThere were rallies in the East Bay Friday to protest the deportation of a young Bay Area woman whose family says she could die if she's sent back to Guatemala. Christin Ayers reports. (9-6-19)
Owners Use CBD Products To Calm Stressed Pets During July 4 CelebrationsMore dogs run away in July than in any other month, likely because of 4th of July fireworks. Some pet owners are keeping their pets calm during celebrations by using CBD products. Simon Perez reports. (7-3-2019)
San Francisco Program Treats Opioid Addiction With CannabisOn average, 130 Americans die every day of an opioid overdose. An innovative San Francisco program aims to treat the addiction using marijuana. Sharon Chin reports. (6-20-19)
Driving While High: Offenders Don't Think They'll Be ArrestedA new survey released by AAA shows an alarming trend: more people are admitting they are driving high and many don’t think they will get caught. Andrea Nakano reports. (6-19-2019)
New Pot Label Laws Leave Marijuana Dispensary Shelves EmptyMarijuana dispensaries say profits are way down now that the new labeling law has taken effect. Maria Medina has more on the Bay Area cannabis crisis.
California Pot Vendors Scramble to Unload Inventory Before New Rules Take EffectA big shakeup is coming to California's multi-billion-dollar recreational marijuana industry. Retailers are facing a major deadline which could cause a pot shortage. Peter Daut reports. (6-21-18)
Dr. Fred Luskin Talks About The Power Of ForgivenessDr. Fred Luskin is director of the Stanford Forgiveness Project. He tells Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego how he is helping people discover the power of healing though forgiveness and sound.
Berkeley Cuts Cannabis Tax in HalfBerkeley pot users got a tax break on Thursday. The city dropped its taxes on marijuana from 10 to five percent. Susie Steimle reports. (3-29-18)

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