Uncovering Berkeley's post-pandemic homeless crisis: Overdoses, grassroots efforts, and the quest for solutions.
Community & Public Health
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"What I found was, uh, I mean, Just nothing like I had ever seen at any home that I have ever worked at, any program I've ever worked at."
In recent years, a compelling new trend has emerged: unregulated dietary supplements that get marketed as a cure-all for physical ailments or substance use disorders where traditional Western medicines may have fallen short.
In this webinar, Dr. Ashish Jha, dean of the School of Public Health at Brown University and former White House COVID response coordinator, will update us on COVID’s current wave and its impact on vulnerable populations.
An immigrant mother’s question about the failures of elder care in the U.S. sends her journalist-daughter looking for answers — and solutions.
Supervisor Matt Dorsey received backlash this month for asking the mayor to redirect the entire $18.9 million in city funding budgeted for a new drop-in addiction treatment center toward jails instead.
San Francisco grapples with rising overdose deaths despite clashes over allocating funds for harm reduction centers versus jail treatment programs.
A reporter seeks out untold stories and asks what they tell us about why these disparities persist.
Also, this week: Mental health issues in maternal care, stroke treatment disparities, and health care inequalities.