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Doctor

Who Can I Contact With Problems About My Insurer?

Under the Affordable Care Act, consumers have the right to appeal decisions made by their health insurance company.

03/20/2014

Does My Health Insurance Work Outside Of The United States?

Most health plans do not cover medical services outside of the United States.

03/20/2014

How Do I Choose A Doctor?

Finding a new primary care physician takes time, patience and research. Start by considering your personal needs.

02/26/2014

Where Can I Get Care?

Your insurance company and state government maintain directories of doctors. These can be great starting places for learning where to get care.

02/22/2014

Jahi McMath (family photo)

Family Considers Appeal After Judge Agrees With Oakland Hospital On Jahi McMath’s Condition

The family of Jahi McMath, the 13-year-old girl who was declared brain dead following a tonsillectomy, will begin discussions today on whether to appeal a judge’s decision regarding her life support.

12/26/2013

A doctor controls the progress of an MRI. (Philippe Merle MERLE/AFP/Getty Images)

Groundbreaking Brain Mapping Project Could Get Green Light From New Federal Funds

A new, decade-long effort to study the deepest workings of the human brain could get a major funding boost if, as expected, President Obama includes the Brain Activity Map project in his proposed federal budget next month.

02/19/2013

(CBS)

Energy Drink Fueled ER Visits Double Over 4-Year Period

A new government survey suggests the number of people seeking emergency treatment after consuming energy drinks has doubled nationwide in a recent four-year span.

01/16/2013

CHP Helicopter

Sunnyvale Air Force Doctor, Friend Recount Shasta Survival Story

While awaiting a rescue helicopter, they ended up saving one of the paramedics who was there to save them.

07/11/2012

Longtime Cal Dr. Cindy Chang will head the U.S. Olympic Medical team in London (University of California Berkeley)

HealthWatch: Cal Doctor To Lead London Olympic U.S. Medical Team

At the U.C. Berkeley Tang Urgent Care Center, Dr. Cindy Chang takes care of the sick and injured. But soon, the Cal physician will be taking care of the health and well-being of a very elite group of athletes: the 525 Americans who will be competing in the upcoming London Olympics.

07/09/2012

Former UC Berkeley Physician Robert Martin Kevess (UC Berkeley PD)

Lawsuit Accuses Ex-UC Berkeley Doctor Of Molestation

The parents of a former University of California at Berkeley student have filed suit against a former university doctor, alleging that their son committed suicide because he had been sexually molested by the doctor.

07/02/2012

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