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Student Rising Above Gets Help With Health Before Fulfilling Promise In The Classroom

Now she is the Student Programs Coordinator for the SRA. The program helped her graduate from St. Mary’s College in the East Bay and Contreras knows firsthand that it took far more than just academic support and scholarships.

05/23/2014

(photo courtesy Bryman College's website)

School’s Out For San Jose Medical School After Being Served Eviction Notice

There were no classes Tuesday at a Bryman College in San Jose after the medical school was served with an eviction notice. Students who paid hefty tuition appear to have been left in the lurch by the sudden development.

05/20/2014

Can I Pay For A Dentist With My Health Insurance?

For children, those younger than 19, dental care is a pediatric service that must be covered as an essential benefit.

03/20/2014

Credit cards. (DAMIEN MEYER/AFP/Getty Images)

HealthWatch: Medical Credit Cards Can Cause Financial Headaches

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.

06/21/2013

A dentist sees a young patient at the Health Trust Children's Dental Center (www.healthtrust.org)

HealthWatch: Drug Helps Counteract Numbness From Dental Work

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.

01/24/2012

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San Jose Water District To Vote On Fluoridation

he largest water district in Silicon Valley is set to vote on whether to support fluoridation of its drinking water.

11/15/2011

Doctors and patients at a free medical health care clinic (photo by Nick Ut/Associated Press)

Thousands Line Up In Oakland For Free Health Clinic

Thousands of people looking for health services made their way to the Oakland Coliseum for a free four-day health clinic.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/12/2011

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