Many women are missing routine mammograms during the pandemic. Now a high-tech van is making this crucial screening more convenient. Elizabeth Cook reports. (10-30-20)
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Mobile Lab Brings Breast Cancer Testing to the NeighborhoodMany women are missing routine mammograms during the pandemic. Now a high-tech van is making this crucial screening more convenient. Elizabeth Cook reports. (10-30-20)
Flavored Tobacco Ban Meets Resistance from Many Black SmokersSB 93 banning flavored cigarettes, authored by San Mateo Sen. Jerry Hill, includes menthol among the prohibited flavors. The CDC says menthol is preferred by 80% of Black smokers. John Ramos reports. (8-30-20)
'Your Moontime Magic:A Girls Guide To Getting Your Period & Loving Your Body'Author Maureen Theresa Smith talks to Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego about her new book, 'Your Moontime Magic: A Girls Guide to Getting Your Period and Loving It,' and the taboos that persist about menstruation.
Trump Threatens California With Health Funding Loss Over Abortion CoverageCalifornia's governor is firing back at the Trump Administration over a state law requiring insurers to cover abortions that the president is opposed to. Da Lin reports. (1-24-20)
Gov. Newsom Signs Law Requiring Public Universities To Provide Access To Abortion PillsGovernor Newsom has signed a bill requiring public universities to provide students access to abortion pills on campus. Mary Lee went to UC Berkeley to find out what students think of the new law.
Trump Policy Would Deport Woman Receiving Treatment in Oakland for Rare Genetic DisorderMarie Isabel Bueso, from Central America, is receiving life- saving medical treatment in the East Bay but now the Trump administration says she and others like her must leave the country by mid- September. Christin Ayers reports. (8-30-19)
Part & Parcel Brings Women Plus Size Fashion That Finally FitsPart & Parcel CEO Lauren Haber Jonas talks to Bay Area Focus about her new apparel company that brings women plus-size fashions that finally fit.
'Hers By Chantell' Offers Amazingly Believable Wigs, Hair Pieces At A Fraction Of CostCelebrity stylist Chantell Carrtherol, creator of 'Hers by Chantell' brings model Annette Perot with her to Bay Area Focus and talks about her amazing lace-front wigs and hair pieces for women who want a change in style, and others who want them due to hair loss. Chantell's products are like the ones the pros use in Hollywood, but sell at a fraction of the cost. Check out hersbychantell.com for more information.
Meet Celebrity Stylist Chantell Carrtherol, Creator Of 'Hers By Chantell'Celebrity stylist Chantell Carrtherol brings model Annette Perot with her to BR and talks to Christin about her amazing lace-front wigs and hair pieces for women who want a change in style and others who need them for medical reasons. Chantell's products are like the ones the pros use, but at a fraction of the cost. Check out hersbychantell.com for more information.
Meet Grace Avalon, Author of 'Thank God I'm Crazy'Author Grace Avalon shares her personal story and her new book, 'Thank God I'm Crazy, My Journey To Sanity' with Bay Area Focus.
Fertility Specialists Give Advice To Women Struggling With InfertilityFormer First Lady Michelle Obama talked about her own experience with in vitro fertilization in her book. Black Renaissance host Christin Ayers continues that conversation with naturopathic doctor Autmatma Shah and Yale/Harvard grad Dr. Collin Smikle, founder and director of Laurel Fertility Care in San Francisco.
ConsumerWatch: Marijuana for MenopauseKPIX 5's Julie Watts talks with Sherri Matteo of Ellementa Marin about the benefits of medical marijuana for women in the later years of their life. (11-17-18)
Dr. Collin Smikle Talks About Laurel Fertility CareDr. Collin Smikle, director of Laurel Fertility Care talks to Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego about helping couples grappling with infertility.
Meet Alicia Jay, Creator Of 'Tall Swag'Black Renaissance's Roqui Theus gets style advice for women with the 'gift of height' from Alicia Jay, creator of the blog 'Tall Swag.'
Isabella Price, Author Of 'Goddess Power, Awakening The Wisdom Of The Divine Feminine In Your Life'Isabella Price talks about her new book, 'Goddess Power, Awakening The Wisdom Of The Divine Feminine In Your Life.'
Dania Denise Talks About The Miss California Petite PageantDania Denise talks to Bay Sunday's Kenny Choi about the Miss California Petite Pageant that celebrates women in a unique way.
Machine Lets Patients Control Pressure, Ease Pain During MammogramsKPIX 5's Juliette Goodrich looks at a new way for women to get a less-painful mammogram. (10-27-17)
Trump Expands Birth Control Opt-Out for Workplace InsurancePres. Trump is allowing more employers to opt out of providing no-cost birth control to women by claiming religious or moral objections, issuing new rules Friday that take another step in rolling back the Obama health care law. Weijia Jiang reports. (10-6-17)
Rape Kit Bill Advances in LegislatureAfter 3 tries, a bill to require local governments to report the number of untested rape kits is one vote away from passing. Melissa Caen reports. (9-1-17)
'20 Shades Of Pink' Gala Honors Memory Of Journalist Faith FancherA gala to honor the memory of award-winning journalist Faith Fancher is happening on August 26, 2017, at Oakland's Marriott Hotel. KPIX 5's Barbara Rodgers stopped by Bay Sunday to tell host Kenny Choi more about it.
20 Shades Of Pink Gala To Honor Memory Of Faith FancherA very special gala to honor the memory of award-winning journalist Faith Fancher is happening on August 26, 2017, at Oakland's Marriott Hotel. KPIX 5's Barbara Rodgers stopped by the show to tell BR more about it.
Pro-Life Activists Chalk Sidewalk Outside City Leaders' HomesAnti-abortion activists wrote slogans on the street outside San Francisco planning commissioners' homes over Planned Parenthood decision. Phil Matier reports. (7/26/17)
Online STD Testing Service Fills Need In Age Of Dating AppsA California firm is offering a testing service for sexually-transmitted diseases that can be ordered online and done in the privacy of one's home. Betty Yu reports. (5-18-17)
Grieving Dad Gets Steph Curry's Autograph On Dead Daughter's Basketball ShoesAfter his 16-year-old daughter Kimberly died following a seizure on the basketball court last weekend, Ramir Nuestro made one of her wishes come true. Maria Medina reports. (5-11-17)