public health

Tenderloin health efforts break from tradition as support for supervised injection sites grows

Solving intractable problems in an urban environment like the Tenderloin takes some…

 

Safe SROs are vital to SF’s low-income housing option

San Francisco’s single-room occupancy hotels house thousands of residents and provide a…

 

Judge rejects soda industry bid to block SF health warning law

A federal judge in San Francisco refused Tuesday to grant a preliminary…

 

Public health must recognize responsibility

Though it is always scary when a friend is ill or injured,…

Homeless residents’ tent city in SoMa ordered to vacate

Homeless residents will have to pack up their tents and move out…

Amid legal threats, SF debates raising tobacco purchase age to 21

San Francisco’s evolving crackdown on tobacco use enters another stage with a…

Report: San Francisco faces skilled-nursing bed shortage

San Francisco is suffering from a shortage of post-acute health care beds,…

New laws in 2016 show states are diverging on guns, voting

TRENTON, N.J. — Laws taking effect at the start of the new…

City offers vouchers for fruits, veggies

San Francisco is booming with soaring rents and flourishing technology companies, but…

Shaping up San Francisco’s unhealthiest populations

A 19-year-old runner and surfer, a nurse, and a woman who lost…

Spare the Air alert issued for Wednesday

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a third consecutive…

Bay Area braces for soaring temperatures as heat wave approaches

Public health officials in San Francisco are offering residents tips about how…

2 whooping cough cases found at Philly-area school

Authorities in suburban Philadelphia say two high school students have been diagnosed…

School in eastern Ky. battling bedbugs

Laurel County health and school officials are trying to eliminate bedbugs at…

Colorado wants flu vaccinations for health workers

Colorado state health officials want to require flu vaccinations for nearly all…

Streamlined public health complaint line launched

Health officials are launching a new telephone system for reporting public health…

Nebraska university frat checking for more bedbugs

Bedbugs have been found in at least one fraternity house at the…

W.Va. requires vaccinations for 7th, 12th graders

A new West Virginia law requires all seventh and 12th graders to…

Illinois abortion clinics inspected in 2011

Illinois abortion clinics went ignored and uninspected for years before state regulators…

Romanians embrace American life in Nebraska

For some people, making a big move means moving across town, or…