If you are a gay man and making plans to ring in 2013 in New York City, be sure to get your shots before you go.
Health officials are asking homosexual men to play it safe and get vaccinated for Meningitis before traveling to New York where there's been a recent outbreak among gay men.
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Pixelpeter/ShutterstockThe USDA is doing a public-relations campaign about food safety this month, and sent a Bay Area native -- now a Deputy Under Secretary -- to our offices to talk about e. coli.
I, however, wanted to talk about food irradiation.
The two topics are related. In July, the ... More >>
• There are over 1,000 food-borne illness outbreaks in the United States EVERY year. At least, from 2008 forward, when the Centers for Disease Control began compiling the data. Fucking disgraceful. This is what happens when you have an "oversight" agency that's in bed with the people it's ... More >>
Chris RobertsViva Ammiano!Reiterates His Demand to Governor: "Kiss My Gay Ass!"Leave all the "whore" talk to Jerry Brown. Assemblyman Tom Ammiano, always reliable for a comedic zinger, prefers the Spanish equivalent: "puta."We've written about Ammiano's humorous attempts ... More >>
The enforcement of drug laws should be less hurtful than the dangers inherent indrug use itself, say the "harm reductionists" at Prevention Point, who practice what they preach by distributing 1.5 million needles to the city's drug users