A 20-year study conducted by U.C. San Francisco researchers demonstrated alarmingly disproportionate results between whites and blacks when it comes to developing heart failure by age 50. Of the 5,115 subjects in the study, 27 developed heart failure by the time they were in their mid-40s, with the ... More >>
Lefty weeklies are always bitching about the mainstream press. Here're some rotten chestnuts we wish the alternative press would quit serving up.
Letters from January 24, 2001
The city's new weight discrimination law is badly reasoned, legally defective, costly, and bad for public health
Want to escape cell-phone-wielding drivers? Move to Ohio.
Jehovah's Witnesses refused transfusions -- and led the way to bloodless surgery
How ACT UP San Francisco spreads spit, fake blood, used cat litter, and potentially deadly misinformation through the AIDS community
Some people with HIV don't get sick for years and years and years. Their lives might contain the clues for the cure.