There is no safe way to inject heroin. Narcan (naloxone) may not save your life. Your friends may not be able to, either.
It shouldn't really be a surprise when this California city, which doesn't have a clue about the importance of public health, implements a policy that will help kill people.
A closer look at food science reveals that a tax on sugary drinks (such as soda, sports drinks, and tea), a policy being pondered by voters in the San Francisco Bay area, is deeply misguided. We get sugar in our diets from many different sources, some of which we would consider "healthy" foods.
We talk about stupid stuff all the time. There is never a shortage. But, even with the inexhaustible supply of this commodity, once in a while we run into something that is off the chart on the right side of the Stupidity Bell Curve. This is no small feat.
Polls are closed and the election results are in regarding the proposals to tax sugary beverages in Berkeley and San Francisco. The verdict? Well, you win some, you lose some.
When a patient is diagnosed with an acute HIV infection, it could take days, if not weeks, to get the first dose of antiretroviral drugs. But a San Francisco clinic is pushing for expedited methods, halting the spread of HIV and fast.
Only two years after banning the free toys from kids meals high in fat, salt and sugar, turning Happy Meals into the unhappy meal,