Medical Clowns

A volunteer dressed as a clown entertains children undergoing treatment for cancer. (Punit Paranjpe/AFP/Getty Images)

About the Bay: Clowning Around May Actually Be Good Medicine

This is no laughing matter – the Medical Clown Project of San Francisco is a nonprofit organization providing laughter – and some say healing – at California Pacific Medical Center’s (CPMC) Davies and St. Luke’s campuses.