Stories about Health Care

St. Luke’s won’t evict sub-acute patients ….

... but CPMC, which owns the Mission hospital, won't promise to preserve the critical-care beds after the current patients die

A letter from the Gavster

Newsom is running to the left, his fundraising email shows -- but there's nothing about economic justice

Homeless — because the rent is too damn high

Rent increases are a major cause of homelessness, a new national study finds

SF rally responds to Trump’s transgender military ban

'We put our asses on the line for this country'

Yes (on affordable housing) In My Back Yard!

I would be thrilled to see 200,000 new units of affordable social housing in the city. Just not more housing for the rich --because it's not about density, it's about displacement

Sutter Health to shut down sub-acute care at St. Luke’s

Disabled patients may be forced to move as far away as Sacramento

Listen, Yimby!

What if your market-based model is destined to fail? An open letter from someone who is not a Nimby

The problem with how SF handles sexual assaults

And why the city needs to take a new approach that starts with the needs of the survivors

Democrat who blocked single-payer gets big money from insurance industry

And he's not the only one ... which is why Dems have so much trouble making healthcare work for all of us

The Agenda: Controller says SF budget lacks buffer for Trump cuts

Federal and state reductions 'likely to exceed' what Mayor Lee has planned for