Healthcare

11 Jun 2019

Taking a Page from Big Tobacco’s Book: States Are Challenging Opioid Manufacturers

they chose to sell those products even though they fully understood why doing so was dangerous, they all amassed gigantic fortunes because of their deception, and now they all have to pay their debt to society.

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06 Jun 2019

SF Artists, the 2020 Hearts in San Francisco Project is Looking for You

For you Bay Area painters out there, this is a decent opportunity to get your work seen, for a good cause, AND get paid a bit in the process. SF General Hospital Foundation announced today that submissions are now open for the annual ‘Hearts in San Francisco’ public art project,

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15 May 2019

Safe Abortion Access Is a Matter of Life or Death: Here’s How You Can Help

Before the U.S. Supreme Court decided Roe v. Wade in 1973, women died during botched illegal abortions at alarming rates and far more were forced to carry and care for children they were ill prepared for. Terminating pregnancy is not a pleasant topic or an easy choice for any woman,

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03 Apr 2019

Concord Gets Closer to Scoring the Cannabis!

Right now, at this very moment, there are no cannabis delivery services or dispensaries within Concord city limits. A quick search on Weedmaps shows the closest dispensaries to Concord are in Berkeley or Vallejo, which can be quite a costly and time-consuming trek in Bay Area traffic. Delivery companies do

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02 Apr 2019

America’s Cultural Paradox

By Harvey Rifkin The election of Trump in 2016 was not only about greed-driven economics for the wealthiest of Republican Americans, but really about a great cultural divide perceived by many working-class Republican Americans. Trump has done little to prop up economic life for working-class Americans, his tax cut went

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19 Feb 2019

Let’s Get Civical Is The Podcast That’s Equal Parts Civics Class and Comedy Show

I bet you think you’re pretty well educated about politics. You can probably name most of the Dems who’ve already announced they’re running in 2020 but can you explain what gerrymandering is? What about ‘cloture’? Or ‘quorum’? Politics is more than just the names on the ballot. It’s also the

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12 Feb 2019

Young Politicians of Color You Should Get To Know

By Arbed Marie Cancel We can all agree that under this current Trump administration a lot of unfortunate truths have come to light. The increase of hate crimes and racial attacks, for one, are notable factors in today’s America. These issues have sparked more intrigue in politics for average Americans

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29 Jan 2019

Opioid Epidemic at the Start of 2019: Where’s the Progress We Were Promised?

By Kate Harveston When tens of thousands of your fellow citizens die in one year from the same preventable cause, you rightly call it a ‘crisis’.  The National Safety Council found in 2017 that for the first time ever, Americans were more likely to die from opioid overdose than from a car accident. You

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