healthcare

05 Jan 2022

Silicon Valley’s Scapegoat: Theranos Fraudster Elizabeth Holmes Faces Guilty Verdict

“This is what happens when you work to change things,” Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes said in a CNBC TV interview in 2015. “First they think you’re crazy, then they fight you, and then all of a sudden you change the world.” Once hailed as the “world’s youngest self-made female billionaire,”

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28 Apr 2021

Covered California Sign-Up Extended Til End Of The Year, And It’s Incredibly Cheap

In February, we reported that the Covered California open enrollment period was extended until May 15. But now you have all year to sign up, as KPBS reports that Biden’s American Rescue Plan “means that Californians have until the end of the year to sign up for health coverage.” Attention,

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17 Jun 2022

The San Francisco Beer Passport is Here!

Step into a world of adventure with the San Francisco Beer Passport. There’s no better way to explore San Francisco than to literally drink it in. This passport is amazing! Each one contains 37 coupons to buy one beer, get a second beer FREE at 37 of the finest locally owned bars,

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03 Apr 2020

It Took the World Getting Sick for America to Realize What a Lot of Us Already Knew

Health care in the U.S. has been a house of cards for a long while. COVID-19 is just the first thing in a while to have the potential to bring the entire system crashing down around us.

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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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08 Jan 2020

Why Even Your Young, Broke A** Should Have a Living Will

by Hannah Harkness Hi there! Is the impending war giving you an increased sense of mortality? Are you aware that there were more mass shootings than days last year? Are you watching all of the coverage of climate-change induced natural disasters? If you are, you shouldn’t need convincing to get

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22 Nov 2019

Finding Mental Health Care Drives New Yorkers Insane

by Hannah Harkness A year after moving to NYC, I tweeted out “I have an NYC therapist and a Philly therapist because only a Philly therapist understands what 30 years of living in Philadelphia does to your mind.” Like a lot of jokes on my Twitter feed, this was less

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23 Oct 2019

Kaiser Candlelight Vigil Honors Mental Health Patients Who Committed Suicide

About 40 people held a predawn candlelight vigil in front of Kaiser Permanente headquarters in Oakland early Wednesday morning. They were there to remember former patients who committed suicide after their requests for mental health care were denied or detrimentally delayed. The group consisted of some of Kaiser’s mental health

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04 Sep 2018

‘No” to Drug Injection Sites Akin to Outlawing Abortion, Prostitution, and Alcohol

Through the millennia prohibition on drinking of alcoholic beverages, outlawing prostitution, and banning legal abortions has proven to be a failure. Prohibitions do not stop the use, but only drive these activities underground, increase crime, cause death and suffering, and put an unnecessary financial drain on the criminal justice system.

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