Healthcare

25 Mar 2020

UCSF ER Relatively ‘Quiet’, Flattening the Curve is Working in SF, For Now

We spoke with a UCSF Emergency Room Doctor in San Francisco during his shift at the UCSF Parnassus.

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25 Mar 2020

A global pandemic? In this economy?

By Ian Firstenberg The early stages of the coronavirus pandemic have shown us how crucial a robust guarantee of health justice is for workers.  As the coronavirus spread from a crisis to a pandemic, countries began taking unprecedented steps to quell a burgeoning disaster and hopefully lower a sizable death

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18 Mar 2020

Why Old-School Latchkey Kids Have No Sympathy for Your Quarantine Boredom

I got sick last week. It wasn’t the kind of sick that under most circumstances would raise even half an eyebrow. At most, I would have probably missed two days of work. Of course, last week wasn’t anywhere near the 48 contiguous states of normal. But I decided to call

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16 Mar 2020

The Government has Learned Nothing From Previous Pandemics

by Xan Holbrook As I’m writing this, I’m preparing to move abroad to start work. Or rather, I would be, if only for the fact that the country in question has just closed its borders, and I will be working remotely from here on. A sensible measure, given the emergence

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11 Mar 2020

More Than a Dozen Bay Area College Campuses Cancel In-Person Classes

Several college campuses around the Bay Area have shut down in-person class instruction in an effort to reduce spread of the 2019 novel coronavirus, or COVID-19. Though most campuses have not reported any confirmed cases, administrations are understandably concerned for the student body, faculty and staff in confined, poorly ventilated,

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09 Mar 2020

What Do Centennials Say About Living Such Long Lives?

by Limus Woods Recently, on February 24th, 2020,  the world’s oldest man died. His name was Mr. Chitetsu Watanabe, he was from Japan, and he’d lived to be 112 years old. I was like “Damn! Do I even wanna live that long??” I guess if I had a good life

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04 Mar 2020

How to Cope When COVID-19 Cancels Outside Life

By Dan Lennar At the risk of sounding all doomsday-like, we can’t really ignore the fact that 11 people have now died due to COVID-19, originally known as novel coronavirus, with the West Coast taking the largest hit in the U.S. This is typically the time of year when people

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02 Mar 2020

Is Pink Noise the New White Noise?

by Laurie Riihimaki The method of using white noise to get some deeper zzz’s is tried and true. Many of us can’t sleep without the noise of a fan or an AC blasting in our rooms. The more sophisticated white noise-lovers even opt for apps that have an array of

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