Voters will decide in November if San Francisco may levy a tax of 2 cents per ounce on sugary drinks. The American Beverage Association has launched the Stop Unfair Beverage Taxes campaign to oppose the...
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It’s no wonder that the doctors at the Mission Neighborhood Health Center on Shotwell Street see between two and four patients every day for respiratory treatment, as a medical assistant told Mission Local. At Access...
One day two years ago, Consuelo Barrego’s nose wouldn’t stop bleeding. So she went where she had never been before: to San Francisco General Hospital. She left the hospital with a $3,600 bill and no...
Roots, a garden store that specializes in plants that require minimal water, sunlight and attention, opens today at 425 South Van Ness, between 15th and 16th streets. “We cater to people who don’t have yards,”...
With the school year starting, school administrators are working closely with the San Francisco Department of Public Health to prevent an outbreak of whooping cough. En Español
If they say something like “I was sleepy, so I smoked crack” you can say, “Well, let’s lower your dosage and see if that makes you less sleepy.” You have to be non-judgmental, and you...
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"If you don't have canine to canine tooth coverage, it's hard to get a job even as a line cook at McDonalds," says Carolyn Brown, General Director of the Native American Health Center. En Español
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“I just want to settle one thing right now,” says Jeff Critchfield, Chief of Staff. “Will this project include a helipad? There is no plan for a helipad." En Español
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Tagged base-isolated, construction, earthquake, earthquake safety, expansion, health, helipad, hospital, public health, rats, retrofitting, San Francisco General, san francisco general hospital, SFGH, trauma center
So, apples are gone. What is delicious now?
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Keeping students, reserachers and San Francisco safe for 28 years. En Español
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It has given talented, spirited, but underfunded cooks the chance to investigate the demand for their wares. It has makes San Francisco seem exciting and hip. It's totally in violation of California health code.
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Researchers focus on neglected Latin American infection, found in Bay Area blood supply.
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Hundreds convened at Mission Bay to watch the show.
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