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Has San Francisco's pre-Obamacare safety net plan been superseded by history?
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San Franicsco is pushing to be among the first cities in the world to end the transmission of HIV. But reaching those most at risk of dying will require aggressive and unconventional public health strategies.
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Stories of abuse or serious neglect in nursing homes make headlines, but patients and consumer advocates are trying to bring attention to overarching issues and push for a better system.
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Nearly 10,000 people in San Francisco are homeless, with a nightly shelter bed waitlist that hasn’t dropped below 1,000 in more than a year.
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People’s bags seized during encampment sweeps have been thrown out or gone missing, resulting in the permanent loss of medication, family heirlooms, and shelter.
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Community members came together in March for a forum and roundtable discussion of what it takes to navigate San Francisco Unified School District’s Special Education system and to develop an action plan to support African American students with learning differences.
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Serious mental and physical health issues are on the rise among S.F.’s homeless population, as the city recommits itself to seizing and disposing of their tents and belongings.
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April Xu wrote this story while participating in the 2018 National Data Fellowship.
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When I walked into Room 104 at a Motel 6 along a busy Sacramento road, I entered a deeper understanding of a complicated and growing crisis.
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Molly is one of the recipients of the 2018 Impact Fund, a program of USC Annenberg's Center for Health Journalism. 

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