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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

(CBS)

KCBS Cover Story: Return Of The House Call

For those too young to remember, once upon a time doctors really did make house calls. And in the Bay Area, they’re starting to do it again – and it may even become a more common practice once President Obama’s health care reform law takes full effect.

06/04/2012

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

Former UC Berkeley Doctor Accused Of Molesting Patients

A doctor who worked for the health center at UC Berkeley pleaded not guilty Thursday to 19 felony counts involving allegations that he sexually assaulted six male patients.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/28/2011

(CBS)

Novato Doctor Acquitted In Patient Sex Abuse Case

A Novato family doctor accused of sexually abusing a patient has been acquitted of one charge.

CBS San Francisco–03/18/2011

'Octomom' Nadya Suleman poses for photographers in front of her home in La Habra, California on May 19, 2010. Suleman who has been facing possible home forclosure agreed to display a banner for Peta who offered to give her 5,000 USD and a month's worth of free veggie dogs and veggie burgers. AFP PHOTO / GABRIEL BOUYS (Photo credit should read GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Octomom’s’ Doctor Apologizes For Implanting 12 Embryos

The fertility doctor for “Octomom” Nadya Suleman tearfully apologized Thursday for implanting a dozen embryos and putting her health at risk, saying he did so only because she was insistent and he felt legally bound to follow her orders even though they ran counter to accepted medical practice.

CBS San Francisco–10/21/2010

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