Donald Tashkin's is a tale cannabis pushers like to repeat. The physician and professor at UCLA's David Geffen School of Medicine set out to prove -- via a study funded by the National Institutes on Drug Abuse -- that marijuana is bad for you. Instead, a long-term study found no solid link between m ... More >>
Morrissey canceled Saturday's show at S.F.'s Regency Ballroom -- his fourth sequential cancelation in the Bay Area -- because he was hospitalized with pneumonia, according to reports. After battling a bladder infection, a bleeding ulcer, and Barrett's esophagus in recent weeks -- and then announcin ... More >>
â€‹Tobacco smoke and marijuana smoke have some things in common. For example, they are both "smoke." Yet it appears there are some significant differences between the two, according to a study conducted by University of California San Francisco researchers. For starters, one causes lung proble ... More >>
Sparing Pollutersâ€‹It's Spare the Air Day, and here is why we should refrain from air-polluting behaviors. The San Francisco-based Sierra Club has joined WildEarth Guardians in a legal battle to force the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to hold more than two dozen states accountable for protec ... More >>
It's time to vaporize.
Oops, they did it again. Lennar, the company that drew activist hellfire for failing to control dust in Bayview during the early stages of its construction at the Hunters Point Shipyard, is now facing fines for similar dust violations in Arizona. The company will have to pay the Environmental Prot ... More >>
Asthma, cancer, and other illnesses occur at higher-than-average rates in Hunters Point. Many residents blame the nearby Navy shipyard, one of the most contaminated ex-military bases in the nation.
... the medical establishment doesn’t want you to have. Yet.
What you should know about illin' in the city