Registered nurses are calling on the wealthy Sutter corporation to keep open an endangered residential drug and alcohol treatment center in Oakland for teenagers, including those from low-income families.
Students at Malcolm X Elementary School in Berkeley are gaining some important life lessons, learning the elements of getting their hands dirty in a garden and then producing healthy food.
Dr. David Tom Cooke, a graduate of the Oakland Unified School District and the son of two former principals in the district, is a winner of this year’s Cal Alumni Association’s Excellence in Achievement Award.
By Jovanka Beckles A quarter of a million people in Richmond and West Contra Costa County, a majority people of color community, will be without a community hospital as a result of a recent [...]
By Kristen Bole, UCSF News A newly discovered cache of industry documents reveals that the sugar industry worked closely with the National Institutes of Health in the 1960s and 1970s to develop a federal research [...]
By Kathleen Masterson, UCSF News The worst Ebola outbreak in history is not yet over. While Ebola is no longer dominating headlines and nightly newscasts, global health care workers remain in West Africa fighting the [...]
The subject of mental illness has been taboo in the African American community for too long. Too often these issues have been locked behind closed doors, viewed as “family business.” Many people misunderstand what a [...]
By Ed Carpenter, USF Magazine News Editor The University of San Francisco’s Wolfram Alderson is waging a national campaign to save American lives by changing the way we eat. If he succeeds, it won’t be [...]
For journalist and HIV advocate Jesse Brooks, spreading the message of HIV/AIDS awareness and healthy living has been a form of therapy for him. After being diagnosed in 1993 with HIV, he has used [...]
SFSU News Long reading lists, lectures, term papers, exams — all can add anxiety to a student’s life. But according to San Francisco State University Health Educator Christine Morley, there can be yet another, more [...]