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Involvement of parents in bulimia treatment more helpful for teens

According to researchers, family based therapy assists teen bulimia patients in recovering more quickly than those taking part in cognitive behavioral therapy. Their research suggests that it could be beneficial, if parents get more involved in bulimia treatment of a teen.

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Sanctuary policies are counterproductive to public safety: Jeh Johnson

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson criticized so-called sanctuary policies that prohibits cities like San Francisco from cooperating with federal authorities in immigration investigations or arrests unless required by law or a warrant.

Criticizing sanctuary policies, Johnson said any... read more

New iPhone preorders likely to begin on Sept. 11

According to reports, the next-generation Apple iPhones – iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus – will become available for purchase soon after their official unveiling by the company at its product launch event in San Francisco on Wednesday, September 9.

The new iPhones will be released by Apple... read more

next-gen Apple TV

A recently-released New York Times report has disclosed that ‘gaming’ will likely be one of the key components of Apple’s forthcoming new Apple TV version. The next-generation Apple TV set-top box is expected to be unveiled by Apple at its September 9 product launch event in San Francisco.

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NY Times: Games will be “primary selling point” of new Apple TV

In an online report released on Sunday, the New York Times said that Apple is apparently planning to launch its revamped Apple TV set-top box with a gaming focus. The tech giant is expected to unveil its revamped Apple TV at a product launch event scheduled to be held in San Francisco on... read more

Facebook launches its new personal assistant ‘M’

David Marcus, vice president of messaging products at Facebook, made an announcement about the test run of its ‘M’ personal assistant on August 26. ‘M’ is on the top of the Facebook Messenger app that runs on smartphones. In the beginning, ‘M’ has just a few hundred San Francisco users.

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Disbarred lawyer charged in California woman’s kidnapping

A disbarred Harvard-trained lawyer, who was arrested in South Lake Tahoe in a home-invasion robbery that took place in the San Francisco Bay Area last month, was also charged with kidnapping of a California woman, federal prosecutors announced on Monday.

The FBI labeled the charges... read more

San Francisco approves another 750K sq. ft. of office space for Park Tower

The San Francisco Planning Commission recently approved another 750,000 square feet of office space for the Park Tower project, which is proposed to erected at the corner of Beale and Howard Streets.

Park Tower, a 43-floor building, will open in 2018, and add to the nearly 1.1 million sq... read more

Fox News’s Megyn Kelly questions Obama’s silence on San Francisco murder

Fox News’ Megyn Kelly recently pointed out that President Barack Obama has been tight-lipped on the murder of a California woman by an illegal Mexican immigrant in San Francisco, even as the fatal incident has sparked outrage across the nation.

Francisco Sanchez, 45, was charged with the... read more

S.F. sheriff defends release of suspect Francisco Sanchez

San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi has defended the early release of undocumented Mexican immigrant Francisco Sanchez, who killed a woman on a San Francisco pier.

Sanchez, a 45-year-old illegal immigrant from Mexico, fatally shot 32-year-old Kathryn Steidle on July 1 on Pier 14 in San... read more

San Francisco woman’s killer wants court to punish him

Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez, an undocumented immigrant from Mexico who is in jail for allegedly fatally shooting a woman in San Francisco, has admitted that he killed the woman but claimed that the shooting was accidental.

Lopez-Sanchez fatally shot Kathryn Steinle, 32, while she was... read more

PRIDE Study Aims to Create Database after Studying Health Issues of LGBT Community

In a bid to gather greater insight into the health issues of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) category of individuals, researchers from the University of California, San Francisco have launched a landmark study.

For the study, almost 600 participants have pre-... read more


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