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Good and Bad News About HPV

Cancers of the throat and back of the tongue linked to HPV and likely transmitted through oral sex are increasing, though still rare.
November 27, 2018

Exercise Is Good for the Elderly

You’re never too old to pick up a barbell: Common problems and solutions for seniors who want to exercise.
November 21, 2018

Take the Edge Off

Kiva Confections’ edibles look pretty and taste good.
October 18, 2018

A Primer on Common Eye Issues

If you’re over 40, here’s what you need to know about protecting and prolonging your eye health.
October 11, 2018

New Study Seeks to Manage Toxic Stress in Children

Two female, African-American pediatricians in Oakland are heading a study into how dangerous childhood adversity can be on children’s health.
October 10, 2018

Is Video Gaming A New Addiction?

This summer, the WHO issued a new mental health classification: Gaming Disorder. But what constitutes too much video gaming?
October 10, 2018

Sunscreen Facts Worth Knowing

The watchdog Environmental Working Group and skin cancer experts demystify UVB and UVA rays, broad-spectrum products, and super-high SPF values while denouncing sunscreen pills.
September 12, 2018

Sidewalk CPR Is Spreading

The practice of hands-only CPR emphasizes compression over compression and breathing, so more people may be willing to do it.
August 15, 2018

The Great Aquatic Outdoors

Where to paddle, fish, motorboat, sail and enjoy the water and beaches in the Bay Area.
June 20, 2018

Personal Crisis Can Stump Siri and Google Now

Artificial intelligence technology has improved but has a long way to go.
June 11, 2018