Wed April 11, 2012
Health, Science, Environment

The toll foreclosures take on public health

Foreclosures can have a profound impact on public health as well as private finance.
Courtesy Flickr user Jeffery Turner

Researchers have been starting to study how the recession will affect our health in the coming years. Dr. Sanjay Basu is a researcher at UCSF. KALW's Ben Trefny visited him at San Francisco General Hospital and asked him how he has seen impoverished conditions conspire to bring down one’s physical and emotional health.

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Wed March 28, 2012


Mon February 27, 2012
Afternoon News Roundup

Connecting the Dots: Afternoon edition for Monday, February 27, 2012

California's nonpartisan Legislative Analyst's Office has released a report stating Governor Jerry Brown's proposed budget for the next fiscal year is $6.5 billion short...

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Mon February 6, 2012
Morning News Roundup

Connecting the Dots: top news stories for Monday, February 6, 2012

A Fremont man has started a campaign against red-light cameras, highlighting the fact that California has the most expensive red-light ticket in the nation at $480. The second highest fine in the U.S. is $250. Red-light camera opponents claim they are an underhanded regressive tax and are more about bringing in revenue than improving safety. According to city figures, one red-light camera in Oakland raked in $4.2 million in 2010, from about 9,200 tickets...

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