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5 Acne Myths and Truths

By EDGE | Jan 22
The array of misinformation floating around about acne is astounding. From how eating greasy foods will lead to breakouts to home remedies and old wives' tales, when pimples start popping up, so does the advice. But how do you separate fact from fiction?

SF General Announces Tenth Annual Heroes & Hearts Luncheon

HEALTH | By Winnie McCroy | Jan 26
On February 12, San Francisco General Hospital Foundation will debut the brand new artworks of the 'Hearts in San Francisco' series at their tenth annual Heroes & Hearts Luncheon and Hearts After Dark on the field at AT&T Park.

New CDC Campaign Encourages Treatment and Care

HIV/AIDS | By EDGE | Jan 26
'HIV Treatment Works,' a communication campaign focused exclusively on encouraging treatment and care for people living with HIV was launched today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

New Link Between Pneumonia and Other Serious Illnesses

HEALTH | Jan 23
Health Headlines: Patients hospitalized for pneumonia have a significantly higher risk for heart attack or stroke, according to a new study. Also, a new warning about products with BPA. Eboni Williams reports on the day's top health stories.

Measles Outbreak Tied to Disneyland Grows to 70 Illnesses

HEALTH | By Alicia Chang | Jan 23
A measles outbreak traced to Disney theme parks in CA led to warnings against visiting the happiest place on Earth if tourists or their children have not been vaccinated against the highly contagious respiratory disease that has sickened 70 people.

Transgender Adolescents More Likely to Be Depressed

HEALTH | By EDGE | Jan 23
A new study based on data from the Sidney Borum Jr. Health Center shows what a handful of local and regional studies on transgender youth have long suggested: Transgender youth have disparately negative mental health outcomes.

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AIDS Help Announces Success of 'The SMART Ride'

HIV/AIDS | By EDGE | Jan 22
AIDS Help Executive Director Scott Pridgen has announced that The SMART Ride (TSR) 11, the mid-November 165-mile biking journey from Miami to Key West, brought a total of $133,509.42 to the Agency.


Health

5 Acne Myths and Truths

The array of misinformation floating around about acne is astounding. From how eating greasy foods will lead to breakouts to home remedies and old wives' tales, when pimples start popping up, so does the advice. But how do you separate fact from fiction?

Fitness

Actor, Fitness Model Greg Plitt Fatally Struck By Train in Calif.

A fitness model and actor who previously shot workout videos on railroad tracks was struck and killed by a train during filming near Los Angeles.