Can’t pay your vet, dentist or doctor bill? More and more health care providers are now offering patients third-party financing in the form of a medical credit card. But consumer advocates warn the cards can have painful consequences.
Bay Area dental patients that don’t like dealing with a day of face numbness may be in luck thanks to a drug that promises to counteract the local anesthetic that dentists use.
he largest water district in Silicon Valley is set to vote on whether to support fluoridation of its drinking water.
Thousands of people looking for health services made their way to the Oakland Coliseum for a free four-day health clinic.