SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF/AP) — The mayor of San Francisco says he’s hiring 10 workers whose sole responsibility will be to clean up needles littering the streets. 336 more words
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Performance and image enhancing drug research shifts to Qld and NSW, still recruiting gay Victorians
The SSAC research project Understanding performance and image enhancing drug (PIED) injecting to improve health and minimise hepatitis C transmission is now shifting focus in its recruiting of research participants. 228 more words
‘Messengers’ have swapped 3,100 needles.
A 92-year-old woman strolled along the Astoria Riverwalk on Thursday, carrying a bag of groceries from Safeway. Along the way, she passed Public Health Director Michael McNickle, Public Health Nurse Sheri Salber and Kerry Strickland — founder of Jordan’s Hope for Recovery. 13 more words
The most used needle exchange programme in Scotland – and perhaps the whole of the UK – has been threatened to be shut down. ScotRail claimed it was going to stop the programme, running from the Boots in Glasgow Central Station, following one drug overdose and 10 incidents of drug litter. 382 more words