By Juliana Bunim, UCSF News Reducing consumption of added sugar, even without reducing calories or losing weight, has the power to reverse a cluster of chronic metabolic diseases in children, including high cholesterol and [...]
By Kay Kay Amamgbo Over the past few years, the people of Oakland have witnessed a total resurgence of our city. Our community has experienced an amazing business and economic revitalization.
Campaign groups opposing a proposed city soda tax may soon be under investigation by local and federal agencies once three Oakland City Council members file complaints saying the groups are deceptively advertising against the ballot [...]
Oakland City Council unanimously passed an ordinance recently tightening regulations around false advertisements by fake pregnancy clinics who suggest they perform abortions and instead try to dissuade people from having abortions.
Oaklanders have welcomed a new restaurant, Locol – Revolutionary Fast Food, located at 2214 Broadway near Grand Avenue. Now In its second month, the restaurant offers healthy fast and affordable entrees for breakfast, lunch [...]
Physicians Medical Forum (PMF) has announced that on June 22 a group of students completed the 2016 Community Health Ambassadors Internship Program (CHA), a six-week program that accepts students interested in becoming doctors or pharmacists.
By Cat Brooks Black women carry so much. We tend to our homes and our children. We work long hours and multiple jobs to keep the lights on. We ensure our husbands and lovers [...]
BWOPA/TILE will honor six dynamic women under the age of 40 at its inaugural HerStory Empowers Awards ceremony on Thursday, July 28, 6 p.m. at Geoffrey’s Inner Circle, 410 14th St. in Oakland.
Sharing his vision for the future, newly appointed West Oakland Health Council (WHOC) CEO Benjamin Pettus says “a change is coming” at the health center, which will mark its 50th anniversary in 2017. &
In an historic victory for environmental activists and local communities, the City Council voted unanimously at a heated council meeting this week to ban large amounts of coal from being stored and handled in Oakland.