Healthcare

22 Jul 2018

Why America’s Healthcare Model Is So Inferior

America spends 17% of its GDP on healthcare, which is over 50% higher than the next two developed nations Taiwan and Switzerland which are 11% of GDP. The financial metrics are only one part of looking at the input and outcomes of the health-care system, one must factor in availability,

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18 Jul 2018

Anonymous Millionaire Gives Entire Fortune to SF Nonprofit

An extreme act of charity has hopes of remaking the San Francisco social services landscape. One businessperson has just donated their entire fortune — and all their possessions — to a philanthropic nonprofit dedicated to helping San Francisco’s neediest and homeless residents. The individual has to remain anonymous until various transactions

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05 Feb 2018

The Fight to Save Berkeley’s Alta Bates Hospital is Heating Up

By Nevin Long A crowd numbering in the hundreds gathered in the atrium of the Ed Roberts Campus in South Berkeley on Saturday to discuss the fight against the closure of Alta Bates Hospital. Officials from at least four municipalities, including Berkeley, Oakland, Albany and El Cerrito, and the state of

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22 Nov 2017

How To Take A Sh!t At Thanksgiving Dinner

The inevitable, unpleasant side effect of your fabulous friends-or-family Thanksgiving feast is that you will at some point have to bust an enormous dook. Pooping at a public gathering and in a shared restroom is generally a mortifying exercise, made worse by the fact that everyone who uses that bathroom

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20 Jul 2017

Cries of Trump Supporters are Real, But….

The calls, concerns, and frustrations of Trump supporters are genuine. Unfortunately, the elected savior for fixing these problems was an abysmal choice. Trump said all the right things to a group of people who were in fear, marginalization, and hopelessness

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18 Jul 2017

Where to Get FREE Condoms!

Sex is great. But you know what’s not so great? Unprotected sex. (Sorry, thrill seekers.)  With the amount of sex that everyone is having and the plethora of resources available, it’s near criminal to have to buy condoms in this day and age.  And let’s be honest – the drugs

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29 Jun 2017

The Basic First Aid Moves You Should Know

You’ve heard it before, and you’ll hear it again: it’s better to be safe than sorry. In a time in our country’s history, where the future of our health care is on such shaky ground, we need to take care of each other. We need to look out for one

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20 Jun 2017

Warren & Sanders Discuss & Destroy Republican Health Care Bill

Remember when there were leaders in this country who used facts and figures to talk about policy?  I don’t either really.  But it was a nice reminder this morning seeing that honest, ethical, politicians still exist in America.  Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, two very smart eggs who actually understand the

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