Health

mexican official and sfpd mission police chief greg suhr

Targeted by Gangs and Thieves, Growing Mayan Community Demands Translators

The killing of a beloved cook in October was the latest in what the Mexican consulate general in San Francisco says are targeted attacks against the city’s Mayan community. “This is something that we are...
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Medical Board Investigator Gives Testimony in Alleged ‘Fake Doctor’ Case

As the preliminary hearing of Carlos Guzmangarza on charges of practicing medicine without a license and a host of other crimes continued this week, prosecutors called Douglas Becker, an investigator for the Medical Board of...
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Yoga in Spanish

Mireya Segura and Lilia Roman started their Yoga in Spanish class at the Sun Room a few months ago. They want to encourage Latino people to take yoga classes to improve their quality of life, and also...
Erika Hathaway sits in her wheelchair in front of the Valencia Street Planned Parenthood. A new ordinance would require that she protests 25-feet away from the entrance. Photo by Carly Nairn.

Planned Parenthood and Pro-Life Advocates Clash Over Space in Front of Valencia St. Clinic

Every Thursday morning, before most people get out of bed, Erika Hathaway packs her wheelchair into her uncle’s truck and heads to the Planned Parenthood clinic on Valencia Street. Hathaway isn’t receiving ongoing medical treatment at...
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Testimony Starts in Alleged Fake Doctor Case

The preliminary hearing for Carlos Guzmangarza, who is accused of impersonating a surgeon, began Wednesday with testimony from the district attorney’s office regarding allegations that Guzmangarza took cash payments for lip injections. The 49-year-old Guzmangarza...
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Healthful Practices Taught at César Chávez Elementary Fair

César Chávez Elementary School hosted the Muévete Health Fair last Saturday to help educate students and their families about ways to maintain optimum health. A variety of workshops were hosted by local high school students on...