Hepatitis C: The Silent Epidemic
A San Francisco Task Force on Hepatitis C is helping to find a cure for the disease, which is four times more prevalent in the Bay Area as AIDS. In this story from KQED's Quest series, we follow one San Francisco resident in her struggle to overcome Hepatitis C and hear from health activists, researchers and doctors who are trying to educate the public and stop the spread of this dangerous disease.
Also on KQED.org this week ...
KQED Celebrates Women's History Month
KQED proudly celebrates the richness and diversity of the greater San Francisco Bay Area by commemorating Women's History Month. In March, KQED Public TV 9 and Public Radio 88.5 FM schedule a special lineup of programs focused on themes and issues related to women.
"Boomtown" History of the San Francisco Bay Area
KQED's "Boomtown" series will seek to identify what is happening in real time in the current boom, and also draw out the causes and possible solutions to the conflicts and pressures between the old and the new.