Stories about Medicine

Why is it so hard to get disabled seniors into hotel rooms?

The saga of one man in the Haight shows the dysfunction of the Breed Administration's programs.

How Cuba is succeeding in the fight against COVID

With a government-run medical system, the island has contained the virus to a tiny fraction of the cases in the US.

Homeless advocates try to take over hotel room

Police evict group that sought to focus on the lack of safe rooms for unhoused people.

The dangerous, inaccurate reporting on homelessness and the COVID crisis

SF Chron blows up a non-story and promotes the mayor's myth about homeless people.

Physicians, advocates stage die-in outside mayor’s house

Protest by doctors, faith leaders, others brings attention to Breed's failure to put vulnerable homeless people in hotel rooms.

Puff: Crazy times deserve good weed, and good care

Clean your bong, wipe down delivery packaging, check dispensary hours—and chill at home with Fuzzies and more.

Stopping evictions and price-gouging in the coronavirus crisis

Plus: the need for an arts, worker, and small-business bailout—and the mayor will get asked about corruption. That's The Agenda for March 9-15.

When Jerry Brown sounds like Donald Trump

Plus: Bridge funding (not a band-aid) for City College, locking up too many kids -- and the Chron just keeps getting it wrong about the new DA. That's The Agenda for Jan. 27-Feb 2

How ICE treats transgender people — a horror story

Court filing says Salinas woman has been denied medicine, appropriate clothing, and access to lawyer after being unexpectedly moved from Yuba County to Texas.

The violence of wealth-hoarding

The billionaires have undiagnosed hoarder-clutter disease -- and their greed is killing the rest of us.