The Alameda Health System, formerly known as the Alameda County Medical Center, plans to take over San Leandro Hospital, officials confirmed this week.
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.
Local Bay Area hospitals are reporting an uptick in people complaining of flu-like symptoms, but doctors warn that other bugs are floating around too that might make you think it’s the flu.
A new state law goes into effect Jan. 1, 2013 that may help save the lives of substance abusers: it offers immunity to users if they call 911 to help someone who has overdosed on drugs.
San Jose’s Gang Prevention Task Force is partnering with Valley Medical Center on a new outreach program, which is poised to launch by mid-summer 2012.
San Jose police have learned few details about a shooting victim that showed up at a hospital early Sunday morning.
In the blink of an eye, a typical day become a truly remarkable one for KCBS reporter Mike Sugerman – when he became the center of the very story he was covering.
State officials have fined Children’s Hospital in Oakland over security concerns stemming from two incidents, one in which an employee was taken hostage.