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SF Unable to Reverse STD Rate Increases

HEALTH | By Matthew S. Bajko | Feb 22
Despite efforts by local health officials to reverse the trend, San Francisco saw cases of sexually transmitted diseases rise for a ninth consecutive year in 2014.

Spring Into a A New You!

FITNESS | By John Maroussas | Feb 22
The average person packs on about eight pounds between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day. That nice fit body you worked so hard for last year is now covered in a layer of fat. Here's what to do about it.

How to Incorporate More Vitamins and Minerals Into Your Diet

HEALTH | By Mike Halterman | Feb 21
We are some of the most overfed people in the world, but also some of the most malnourished. How do we fix that? Here are some pointers.

Beat the Stats With 8 Tips to a Healthier Heart

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Feb 12
This February in honor of American Heart Month show your heart a little extra love with these simple, yet very effective tips to maximize heart health.

Medicaid Expansion Again Looms Large in States

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Feb 4
While 27 states and the District of Columbia chose to expand Medicaid eligibility to 138 percent of the federal poverty level by the end of 2014, more states are likely to consider expansion in 2015.

Make the Commitment :: Fitness Guru Dan Saladino Talks

FITNESS | By Joel Martens | Jan 31
He's trained movie stars; now he's talking to you. Dan Saladino discusses lifestyle, working out, staying fit, and what it takes to be healthy, fit and happy - long term.

On 42nd Anniversary of Roe v. Wade, What's at Stake?

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jan 22
Today marks an important milestone in history: the 42nd anniversary of Roe v Wade, the landmark Supreme Court decision that made abortion legal across the nation.

Study Finds Men Get Hit Harder by the Flu Than Women

HEALTH | Dec 17
A Standford University School of Medicine study finds that women are more resilient against the flu than men. And with experts forecasting a flu-filled season, men better beware.

Napster Co-founder to Invest in Allergy Research

CORPORATE | By Olga R. Rodriguez | Dec 17
Napster co-founder Sean Parker missed most of his final year in high school and has ended up in the emergency room countless of times because of his deadly allergy to nuts, shellfish and other foods. Now he wants to fund efforts to find a cure.

Pharmacy Officials Face Racketeering Charges

CORPORATE | By Denise Lavoie | Dec 17
A co-owner and a pharmacist at a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy blamed for a 2012 deadly meningitis outbreak face charges of racketeering for allegedly causing the deaths of patients who received tainted steroids.

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