State health officials are crediting extensive public outreach for a dramatic drop in whooping cough cases last year, after a deadly year in 2010.
Many consumers now count on review sites to research businesses, restaurants and doctors. But a doctor review site is being accused of posting its own positive comments.
Next time you go to a new doctor, you could be asked to sign a new kind of agreement. It’s a document that could place limits on what you say publicly about the doctor once you leave the office.
Getting a last minute doctor’s appointment can be a challenge. A new medical group allows patients to book a same day appointment, but it comes with an annual fee.
Millions of Americans have been hit with higher premium prices, but now some may be facing an extra charge by their physican.
Thousands of people looking for health services made their way to the Oakland Coliseum for a free four-day health clinic.
Many patients have had a gripe or two about their doctor in the past, but according to a new survey, that goes both ways.
California is about to become the first state in the nation to regulate how long it should take patients to get a doctor’s appointment, or at least an evaluation.
Two cardiologists and a medical administrative assistant have filed a lawsuit against Santa Clara Valley Medical Center and other doctors alleging discrimination and retaliation, intentional infliction of emotional distress, and substandard care, according to a lawsuit filed Friday.
It happens across the country including here in the Bay Area, doctors cashing in on checks from pharmaceutical companies.