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Margie Shafer
March 19, 2019 - 6:08 pm
In a sign of evolving attitudes about the criminal justice system, the city's Health Commission unanimously declared that "incarceration is a public health issue."
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Jenna Lane
March 19, 2019 - 2:07 pm
Some elected officials in San Francisco are taking aim at e-cigarettes, trying to ban their sale until the Food and Drug Administration reviews their safety.
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Melissa Culross
March 12, 2019 - 10:10 am
San Francisco has the dubious distinction of leading the country in the rate of syphilis infections while ranking third for instances of gonorrhea, according to a new study.
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This undated photo provided by the U.S. Military Academy at West Point shows West Point Cadet Peter Zhu who died on Feb. 28, 2019 of injuries he sustained while skiing on Feb. 23 at Victor Constant Ski Area on the academy grounds. The parents of Peter Zhu have received a judge's permission to retrieve his sperm for possible artificial insemination. (U.S. Military Academy at West Point via AP)
March 04, 2019 - 7:14 pm
WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — The parents of a 21-year-old West Point cadet fatally injured in a skiing accident raced the clock to get a judge's permission to retrieve his sperm for "the possibility of preserving some piece of our child that might live on." U.S. Military Academy Cadet Peter Zhu was...
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San Francisco police officers practice "tactical breathing" in a class taught by a yoga instructor.
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Jenna Lane
March 01, 2019 - 8:05 am
For San Francisco police officers, a "tactical breathing" class offers an appealing alternative to yoga.
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In this Dec. 13, 2017 file photo, Peter Frampton attends the 2017 Ripple of Hope Awards in New York. Doctors at Johns Hopkins University hope to raise awareness and funds for research following Frampton’s announcement that he has a rare muscular disease.
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February 28, 2019 - 10:10 pm
Doctors at Johns Hopkins University hope to raise awareness and funds for research following famed guitarist Peter Frampton's announcement that he has a rare muscular disease.
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Megan Goldsby
February 20, 2019 - 5:21 pm
State lawmakers have introduced a host of new laws designed to reduce the consumption of sodas and sugar-sweetened beverages.
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February 14, 2019 - 2:42 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has put on some pounds and is now officially considered obese. The White House on Thursday released results of his most recent physical, revealing that his Body Mass Index is now 30.4. That's based on the fact that he's now carrying 243 pounds on his 6-foot...
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