Being presented with a whopping health care bill is enough to make you ill all over again. It's even worse when one is stuck with a surprise bill. And that's just happened to San Francisco and its employees.Distressing numbers revealed at yesterday's Health Service System board meeting caught the ci ... More >>
Now he'll be required to send the doll's data to the hospital -- and vice versaWhen SF Weekly yesterday broke the story that the city is entering into a novel "coordinated healthcare" program that may save millions of dollars, we noted that the pitch sounded an awful lot like something you'd hear ... More >>
Tommy, first let's collect some 'metadata'When multimillion dollar businesses adopt language and sales strategies befitting used car dealers -- or worse, Crazy Eddie -- consumers would be wise to clutch tightly to their wallets. Well, tomorrow the city and a bevy of its health providers will anno ... More >>
The city is awash in red ink, thanks to billion-dollar benefit giveaways and our politicians' lack of will.
War is peace, freedom is slavery, and ignorance is strength. Vote YES, YES, YES on public power!The San Francisco Bay Guardian's "How You Should Think" edition hit newsstands this morning. It's not surprising to see the Guardian inform its readers to do everything organized labor would wish of th ... More >>
Image via The Window Of Bilby Meet Kate. Kate created an event on Facebook for her birthday party and forgot to select the closed button. Four days and a bunch of 4chan links later, she faced over 60,000 RSVPs as well as a bunch of viral offshoot groups like "Help Clean Up After Kate's Party." T ... More >>
Abortion has commandeered headlines of late with the 36th anniversary of Roe v. Wade last week and Saturday's pro-life rally -- for which many protesters bused into this pro-choice lair from more conservative California zip codes. But there is one story of anti-abortion zeal here in our own bac ... More >>
A month of public art and community programs
Dan took a risk when he picked up Lisa at a hospital lab. So did Lisa.
The city's new weight discrimination law is badly reasoned, legally defective, costly, and bad for public health
A new treatment for victims of severe emotional trauma involving rhythmic eye movements has therapists claiming almost miraculous results. Psychological researchers say the eyes just don't have it.
The promise of equal benefits for domestic partners is uncertain under S.F.'s new law