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A Muni T-Third light rail streetcar crosses over the Islais Creek Channel heading southbound San Francisco. (lensovet/Wikimedia Commons)

Man Sought After Hitting SF Muni Passenger In Head With Kerosene Container

Police are trying to identify a man who hit another person in the head with a kerosene container on a San Francisco Municipal Railway light-rail vehicle in the city’s Bayview District on Friday afternoon, police said.

03/10/2014

Two head lice (Pediculus humanus capitis) crawl on a piece of paper after having been removed from the hair of a little boy June 22, 2007 in Berlin, Germany. Summer weather in Central Europe typically brings with it cases of head lice in schoolchildren. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Specialist Claims Selfies Causing Spike In Lice Cases

That’s the claim of Bay Area lice-treatment expert Marcy McQuillan, who runs Nitless Noggins lice-treatment centers in Los Gatos and Scotts Valley. McQuillan claims a recent spike in lice transmissions is attributable to the photo phenomenon.

02/25/2014

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HealthWatch: Study Links Concussions To Permanent Brain Damage

In the biggest study of its kind, researchers at Boston University analyzed the brains of deceased athletes and veterans (all of who had history of repeated head trauma), and found more than 80 percent had signs of CTE, or Traumatic Brain Encephalopathy.

12/03/2012

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Man Stabbed In Head At Powell Muni Station In San Francisco

A man was stabbed in the head at San Francisco Municipal Railway’s Powell Street Muni Metro station late Thursday night, police said Friday.

11/09/2012

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Man Struck On Head, Robbed In San Francisco’s SoMa Neighborhood

A man was struck in the head and robbed in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood on Thursday evening, police said Friday.

12/24/2011