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San Francisco Won’t Permit 'Pot Luck' Medical Marijuana Food FestivalLast month, San Francisco's first medical marijuana food festival made national headlines. Now, city officials said they will not allow a second one, and the organizer of the event accuses the city of intimidating cannabis clubs to discourage them from taking part.
E. Coli Outbreak Traced To Popular San Francisco RestaurantOfficials 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.
San Francisco's Talmale Lady Fundraising To Start RestaurantSan 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.
San Francisco Supe Working On Solution For Tamale LadyA 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.
SF Issues Warning After Mall Food Handler Diagnosed With Typhoid FeverThe San Francisco Department of Public Health is warning residents about potential exposure to typhoid fever.
KCBS In Depth: SF Homeless Program Fields Inquiries From Anxious Loved OnesAn 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.
San Francisco Provides Whooping Cough Vaccinations For KidsHundreds of kids got whooping cough vaccinations at a free clinic at a San Francisco high school on Saturday.
Early HIV Treatment May Reduce New InfectionsResearch 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.
Tuberculosis Cases Drop Sharply In San FranciscoSan 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.
Bay Area Study Could Provide Key To Prevent New HIV InfectionsA study by San Francisco researchers could provide a key to preventing future HIV infections.
Spike In STD Cases Concerns SF Health DepartmentSan 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.