Healthcare

Mark Bertolini, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Aetna Inc. (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Aetna To Buy Humana For $35 Billion

Aetna will spend about $35 billion to buy rival Humana and become the latest health insurer bulking up on government business as the industry adjusts to the federal health care overhaul.

07/03/2015

Newborn babies lay in their beds at the St. Elisabeth and St. Barbara hospital in Halle, eastern Germany, on January 2, 2012. (WALTRAUD GRUBITZSCH/AFP/Getty Images)

Bay Area Baby Boom Possibly Triggered By Improving Economy

Bay Area hospital delivery rooms are keeping busy with a rise in births after a slowdown during the recession.

06/15/2015

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Entrepreneur Advises Healthcare Students To Get Work Experience

With many baby boomers thinking of retirement and a growing population of elderly residents, it shouldn’t be surprising that personal care aides and home health aides are among the fastest growing careers in San Francisco.

06/15/2015

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Assistant Dean Says Healthcare Students Have Endless Opportunities

Enna Trevathan, D.N.P. is assistant dean for Educational Outreach of the University of San Francisco’s School of Nursing and Health Professions.

05/03/2015

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Urgent Care Center Opening Before Doctors Medical Center Closes Tuesday

A new urgent care center will open today in San Pablo that aims to meet some of the needs of patients who would have gone to Doctors Medical Center, according to the nonprofit opening the center.

04/20/2015

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Medical Technologist Named Best Healthcare Job For 2015

High quality of life and high paying? Jill Schlesinger has more on a career that offers both.

04/10/2015

Seton Medical Center in Daly City. (CBS)

Attorney General Kamala Harris OKs Sale Of 6 Acute-Care Hospitals In Bay Area, SoCal

California Attorney General Kamala Harris Friday conditionally approved a plan by the Daughters of Charity Health System to sell six non-profit acute care hospitals in the Bay Area and Southern California.

02/22/2015

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Advocates Sue State Over Massive Medi-Cal Backlog, Low-Income Residents Waiting Months

Advocates have filed suit against the state, saying hundreds of thousands of low-income Californians are being denied medical care because of a huge backlog of Medi-Cal applications.

09/19/2014

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What Has The Affordable Care Act Accomplished A Year Later?

With almost a year under its belt, has the Affordable Care Act impact as many people as it originally set out to?

09/18/2014

City Hall is lit red by the (RED) campaign to raise awareness and funds on World AIDS Day on December 1, 2009 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Steve Jennings/Getty Images for (RED))

San Francisco Could Be First City In The World To Provide Free HIV Prevention Pill To Residents

A San Francisco supervisor is asking the city to provide a HIV prevention drug to all residents free of charge.

09/16/2014

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