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(CBS)

Hospital Snafu Leaves Bay Area Patient With $20K Bill

Health insurance is supposed to help pay your medical bills, but that’s not how it worked for a young dad with a top-tier insurance plan.

12/15/2014

Lynne Spalding (FIND LYNNE/Facebook)

City Supervisors To Vote On $3M Settlement In Case Of SF General Patient Who Died In Stairwell

San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors will vote Tuesday on whether to authorize a settlement of nearly $3 million to the family of a SF General Hospital who was found dead in a stairwell in October 2013 after going missing there 17 days earlier.

12/15/2014

Lynne Spaulding

2013 Death Of Patient Found In SF General Hospital Stairwell Leads To $3 Million Settlement

The family of a patient who went missing for more than two weeks before being found dead in a stairwell at San Francisco General Hospital has settled a lawsuit for $3 million.

12/13/2014

A worker wears a hazmat suit. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Suspicious Smell Shuts Down Kaiser Hospital In Santa Clara

It is still unclear what caused a suspicious smell that briefly shut down a portion of Kaiser Hospital in Santa Clara Sunday night, a hospital official said

12/01/2014

(CBS SF)

All But 1 of 6 Released From Hospital In San Francisco Mission District Shooting

Police are investigating a shooting that injured six people in San Francisco early Wednesday morning where one remains hospitalized in stable condition.

11/26/2014

Good Samaritan Hospital in San Jose is treating some cancer patients with something they call Hyperthermia. (CBS)

San Jose Hospital Pioneering New Treatment That Heats, Kills Cancer Cells

A new cancer-fighting strategy that kills deadly cells by raising body temperatures is heating up in the Bay Area.

11/23/2014

(Thinkstock)

Chemical Spill At Alamo Middle School Sends 3 Students To Hospital

Several students are being check out after a chemical spill at Stone Valley Middle School Thursday morning.

11/20/2014

Dr. Martin Salia (CBS SF)

Surgeon Who Contracted Ebola Virus In Sierra Leone Dies At Nebraska Hospital

A surgeon who contracted Ebola in his native Sierra Leone died Monday while being treated in a biocontainment unit at a Nebraska hospital, the facility said.

11/17/2014

(CBS SF)

18,000 Kaiser Nurses Strike Over Ebola Preparedness; Health Facilities Expected To Stay Open

Thousands of Kaiser Permanente nurses are on a two-day strike in Northern California as contract negotiations continue.

11/11/2014

(Getty Image)

Sacramento Heart Surgeon Helps Man Who Delivered Him 45 Years Ago

A Sacramento obstetrician is getting a late thank you from a baby he delivered 45 years ago.

10/29/2014

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