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  • Richard Hawthorne smoking medical marijuana
  • A Stanford Hospital patient says he's being denied a liver transplant because of the medicine he's taking to help him survive.
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stanford university, medical marijuana, health, alan wang
  • Richard Hawthorne smoking medical marijuana
  • A Stanford Hospital patient says he's being denied a liver transplant because of the medicine he's taking to help him survive.
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palo alto, salinas, stanford university, medical marijuana, health
  • Genetic screening may redefine medical treatments
  • A new UCSF study suggests codeine is being prescribed for too many kids, despite warnings it can cause an accidental overdose.
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UCSF, children, drugs, health
  • Health care clinic times in the Bay Area.
  • More than 600 doctors and dentists will be volunteering at free health clinics in the Bay Area starting today.
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health care, health insurance, oakland coliseum, oakland, health
  • tattoos
  • A new generation of lasers is helping to erase tattoos faster and more completely.
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cosmetic surgery, walnut creek, health
  • tattoos
  • A new generation of lasers is helping to erase tattoos faster and more completely.
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cosmetic surgery, walnut creek, health, carolyn johnson
  • Palcohol
  • Powdered alcohol will not be sold anytime soon after the US government says it approved the new product by mistake.
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alcohol, health
  • Jailum McIsaac
  • A medical team at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford helped to save the life of a boy from Campbell.
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lucile packard children's hospital, palo alto, stanford university, campbell, health, alan wang
  • Jailum McIsaac
  • A medical team at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford helped to save the life of a boy from Campbell.
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lucile packard children's hospital, palo alto, stanford university, campbell, health
  • Naloxone
  • A drug called naloxone may reverse the deadly effects of overdoses from drugs such as heroin and Oxycontin.
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drugs, health, carolyn johnson
  • A group of high school students in Texas is on an ambitious project; theyre building a prosthetic hand for a 2-year-old boy.
  • A group of high school students in Texas is on an ambitious project; they're building a prosthetic hand for a 2-year-old boy.
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children, health
  • A group of high school students in Texas is on an ambitious project; theyre building a prosthetic hand for a 2-year-old boy.
  • A group of high school students in Texas is on an ambitious project; they're building a prosthetic hand for a 2-year-old boy.
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children, health
  • Stent
  • Doctors in the Bay Area have created a new stent device aimed to unclog arteries in heart patients that disappears when the job is done.
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concord, health, carolyn johnson
  • Boston Market has removed the salt shakers from the tables in their restaurants nationwide
  • World Health Day is a great time to reevaluate unhealthy habits, and change them for good.
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cancer, diabetes, heart disease, health
  • Safe In Home
  • A Bay Area company is hoping its technology will allow thousands of seniors to live on their own longer.
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seniors, cellphone, smartphones, health, carolyn johnson
  • Safe In Home
  • A Bay Area company is hoping its technology will allow thousands of seniors to live on their own longer.
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smartphones, cellphone, seniors, health
  • child with measles
  • The push to vaccinate against measles is gaining new steam after a second UC Berkeley student was diagnosed with the disease.
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uc berkeley, berkeley, BART, contra costa county, health, carolyn tyler
  • Students walking under arch at U.C. Berkeley campus
  • In Berkeley, the second UC Berkeley student in two months has been diagnosed with measles.
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  • Measles vaccinations
  • A UC Berkeley clinic opened Saturday to provide vaccinations after a second student was diagnosed with measles.
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uc berkeley, berkeley, BART, contra costa county, health
  • stem cell research
  • Bay Area researchers at San Francisco's Gladstone Institutes are providing hope for patients suffering from organ failure.
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stem cell research, health
  • stem cell research
  • Bay Area researchers at San Francisco's Gladstone Institutes are providing hope for patients suffering from organ failure.
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stem cell research, health, carolyn johnson
  • (AP Photo/Hannah Drier)
  • Believe it or not, there may be a right time to eat if people want to lose weight.
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food, diets, study, health
  • Covered California line
  • On the day of the deadline to sign up for Covered California health care assistance, the site and phone lines were jammed.
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health care, heart disease, health
  • breast cancer screening
  • A prominent specialist in the Bay Area is hoping to change the way women are screened for breast cancer with a new clinical trial.
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cancer, women's health, UCSF, jackie speier, health, carolyn johnson
  • breast cancer screening
  • A prominent specialist in the Bay Area is hoping to change the way women are screened for breast cancer with a new clinical trial.
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cancer, women's health, UCSF, health
  • Scientists from Childrens Hospital Oakland Research Institute
  • Scientists from Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute believe they've uncovered the source of an imbalance linked to autism.
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autism, oakland, children, health, carolyn johnson
  • Scientists from Childrens Hospital Oakland Research Institute
  • Scientists from Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute believe they've uncovered the source of an imbalance linked to autism.
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autism, children, children's hospital oakland, health
  • That infectious smile on 6-year-old Abdul Moiwa reflects his positive spirit and determination
  • Six-year-old Abdul Moiwa's infectious smile reflects his positive spirit and determination.
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children, charities, san jose, africa, health
  • That infectious smile on 6-year-old Abdul Moiwa reflects his positive spirit and determination
  • Six-year-old Abdul Moiwa's infectious smile reflects his positive spirit and determination.
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children, charities, san jose, africa, health, david louie
  • A cancer survivor says she was stunned and offended when a womens magazine made fun of her tutu.
  • A cancer survivor says she was "stunned and offended" when a women's magazine made fun of her tutu.
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cancer, fashion, southern california, health
  • That infectious smile on 6-year-old Abdul Moiwa reflects his positive spirit and determination
  • A South Bay boy who suffered traumatic brain injury is inspiring other families facing similar situations.
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children, charities, san jose, africa, health
  • A couple who met in sixth grade got the shock of a lifetime just two years into their marriage.
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cancer, health
  • Candy Crush video game.
  • King Digital Entertainment, the maker of the hit game "Candy Crush Saga," flopped in its market debut on Wednesday.
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video game, apps, smartphones, cellphone, tablets, health
  • Julie Prillinger and her daughter
  • Stanford Hospital has launched a clinical genomics service that will scour patients' DNA to help diagnose complex conditions.
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palo alto, stanford university, DNA, health
  • Julie Prillinger and her daughter
  • Stanford Hospital has launched a clinical genomics service that will scour patients' DNA to help diagnose complex conditions.
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stanford university, DNA, health, carolyn johnson