A federal judge Thursday said parts of San Francisco’s landmark law requiring retailers to warn customers about cellphone radiation were misleading and infringed on businesses’ constitutional rights, but he did not strike the law down outright. Read More
I have to say I’m disappointed in the World Health Organization for issuing a phony health scare regarding cellphone use and cancer when by its own admission it has no experimental data to support this conclusion. When organizations like WHO issue this kind of scare it calls into question their conclusions about the dangers of everything else they claim causes cancer. Read More
This is likely cold comfort for those bogged down with sniffles, aches and fevers right now, but this year’s flu season seems to be a little milder than last year’s in San Francisco.
Fewer students were out sick last month from city public schools than they were in January 2010, and there are fewer flu cases winding up in hospitals, according to Dr. Susan Fernyak, the director of communicable disease control for the Department of Public Health. Read More
The goal was to promote healthier lifestyles by using parks and streets as recreation areas when free of cars, but rain thwarted San Mateo County’s participation in a nationwide event.
Roughly eight Peninsula cities had signed up for Streets Alive and created programs encouraging residents to get out of their homes and ride a bike, roller skate or walk on local streets and in parks. Read More