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Patrons of Burma Superstar in San Francisco read about an e.coli outbreak that closed the restaurant on August 30, 2013. (CBS)

E. Coli Outbreak Traced To Popular San Francisco Restaurant

Officials with the San Francisco Department of Public Health said Friday that the source of a recent E. coli outbreak has been traced to a popular restaurant in the city’s Richmond District.

08/30/2013

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San Francisco’s Talmale Lady Fundraising To Start Restaurant

San Francisco’s “Tamale Lady,” who was banned earlier this month from selling her famous food at local restaurants, launched a crowd-sourced fundraising campaign Thursday to set up a brick-and-mortar restaurant in the city’s Mission District.

06/27/2013

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San Francisco Supe Working On Solution For Tamale Lady

A week after a San Francisco bar said it would no longer be able to allow the “Tamale Lady” to serve her famous food at its establishment, a city supervisor said Tuesday he is working on a solution.

06/19/2013

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SF Issues Warning After Mall Food Handler Diagnosed With Typhoid Fever

The San Francisco Department of Public Health is warning residents about potential exposure to typhoid fever.

05/03/2013

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KCBS In Depth: SF Homeless Program Fields Inquiries From Anxious Loved Ones

An agency created to bring necessary services to the homeless is increasingly the starting point for those searching for loved ones believed to be living on the streets of San Francisco.

02/11/2013

(CBS)

San Francisco Provides Whooping Cough Vaccinations For Kids

Hundreds of kids got whooping cough vaccinations at a free clinic at a San Francisco high school on Saturday.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/15/2011

(AP)

Early HIV Treatment May Reduce New Infections

Research from UCSF and San Francisco’s Department of Public Health suggests early treatment of HIV patients could reduce the rate of new infections of among gay men.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/17/2011

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Tuberculosis Cases Drop Sharply In San Francisco

San Francisco had the fewest number of tuberculosis cases on record last year, but on Thursday’s World TB day city health officials acknowledged they have a long way to go.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/24/2011

(AP)

Bay Area Study Could Provide Key To Prevent New HIV Infections

A study by San Francisco researchers could provide a key to preventing future HIV infections.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/01/2011

Spike In STD Cases Concerns SF Health Department

San Francisco health officials are urging people who are sexually active to get regular STD testing as there appears to be a rise in Chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–02/21/2011

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