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Tara Duggan, Chronicle Staff Writer, Monday, June 23, 2008
John King, Chronicle Urban Design Writer, Sunday, June 22, 2008
Zachary Coile, Chronicle Washington Bureau, Thursday, May 15, 2008
San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom testified before Congress on Wednesday about the city's tough new green building standards and urged lawmakers to pass similar rules nationwide.
Matthew Green, Special to The Chronicle, Saturday, March 22, 2008
If San Francisco resident Kevin Bayuk has his way, every unused plot of land in this densely packed city, from narrow, shaded alleys to concrete-laden yards, will be transformed into organic-food-producing gardens.
Erin Allday, Chronicle Staff Writer, Wednesday, March 12, 2008
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors passed a law Tuesday that requires chain restaurants to post nutrition information on their menus - but whether that will turn diners off of Big Macs remains to be seen, nutritionists say.
Marilynn Marchione, Associated Press, Thursday, February 21, 2008
Strokes have more than tripled in recent years among U.S. women from their mid-30s to mid-50s, an alarming trend doctors blame on the obesity epidemic.
Wyatt Buchanan, Chronicle Staff Writer, Wednesday, January 30, 2008
The Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to begin a City Hall push to get artery-clogging trans fats out of the food served in San Francisco restaurants.
Mike Stobbe, AP Medical Writer, December 20, 2007
Uninsured cancer patients are nearly twice as likely to die within five years as those with private coverage, according to the first national study of its kind and one that sheds light on troubling health care obstacles.
Wyatt Buchanan, Chronicle Staff Writer, December 19, 2007
Erin Cline Davis, Special to The Times, December 10, 2007
L.A.'s notorious air pollution is hardest on kids. The closer to a freeway they live, play or attend school, the more likely it is that their developing lungs' capacity will be reduced.
Rob Stein, Washington Post, December 6, 2007
Even a few extra pounds raises risk, researchers say.
Michael Cabanatuan, Chronicle Staff Writer, December 4, 2007
Study finds dangerously high levels of pollution. To find out about steps the Port of Oakland is taking to reduce pollution at the port, visit www.portofoakland.com.
Wyatt Buchanan, Chronicle Staff Writer, December 4, 2007
Patricia Yollin, Chronicle Staff Writer, December 1, 2007
Seth Borenstein, Associated Press, November 11, 2007
America's obesity epidemic and global warming might not seem to have much in common. But public health experts suggest people can attack them both by cutting calories and carbon dioxide at the same time.
Ilana DeBare, Chronicle Staff Writer, November 11, 2007
A bold venture: The bottom line for these capitalists isn't the traditional bottom line. Yes, they want to earn money for investors, but they also select businesses that are creating jobs in disadvantaged communities.
Angela Rowen, Special to the Berkeley Daily Planet, November 13, 2007
A new report takes aim at the East Bay Regional Park District for not doing enough to ensure that low-income minority communities have access to open space.
Barb Stuckey, Tuesday, SF Chronicle, September 25, 2007
Health concerns are cited for a proposed moratorium on such eateries in South L.A., which has the city's highest concentration of them.
Tami Abdollah, Los Angeles Times Staff Writer, September 10, 2007
John Sullivan, Philadelphia Inquirer Staff Writer, Aug. 28, 2007
Report links obesity rates to decline of bicycling adn walking in the U.S. In most states, a new report says, 1 in 5 is obese. But little is being done about it.