Aug 15, 2017
JAMA, by Rita Rubin, August 15, 2017
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Growing up in Bakersfield, California, in the 1950s, the grandson of Oklahoma farmworkers, David Smith, MD, had never envisioned himself as an activist. But in 1967, when Smith lived in...
Aug 15, 2017
KALW Radio, By Rose Aguilar & Sana Saleem, August 15, 2017
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Dr Smith at the Muir Wood Adolescent & Family services in marin
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In 1967, during a public health meeting at UCSF...
Aug 11, 2017
KQED The California Report, By Carrie Feibel, August 11, 2017
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Unlike many things from the Summer of Love, the Haight Ashbury Free Clinic survived. The clinic still operates out of a second-floor office...
Aug 09, 2017
Healthline, by Shawn Radcliffe on August 9, 2017
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Barriers still exist in getting primary care physicians to treat patients with opioid addiction during office visits.
With millions of Americans suffering from opioid...
Jun 20, 2017
San Francisco Examiner, by Dr. Dawn Harbatkin, June 20, 2017
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Thousands of Californians see their gender misrepresented on state-issued identification cards every day. A bill overwhelmingly passed by the...
Jun 17, 2017
San Francisco Chronicle, by Kevin Fagan, June 17, 2017
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Spackled into last week’s 80-page report detailing San Francisco’s latest homeless count were two big revelations: While the number of homeless youths...
Jun 11, 2017
SFGATE, by Peter Hockaday, June 11, 2017
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This year's Haight Ashbury Street Fair had an extra dose of hippie.
The 40th anniversary of the street fair was also celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love in San...
Jun 09, 2017
Mercury News, By DARRYL CERENO | Mosaic, June 9, 2017
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John recently turned 20, marking his third year of homelessness. He was originally from Oregon, but traveled south with a couple of friends. He hasn’t seen his...
Jun 07, 2017
New York Times, by Mike McPhate, June 7, 2017
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And Finally ...
It was 1967, the year of the Summer of Love, and hippies were streaming into San Francisco.
Substance abuse was a growing problem, and some felt the...
May 17, 2017
SF Weekly, by Nuala Sawyer, May 17th, 2017
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Employees and volunteers hold signs during the Women’s March (Photo courtesy Women’s Community Clinic)
Since 1999, San Francisco’s Women’s Community Clinic has offered more...