Berkeley Leaders Not Buying Alta Bates' Excuse For Planned Hospital ClosureSome Berkeley city leaders are expressing concern and outrage over plans to close Alta Bates Summit Hospital’s emergency department and acute care facility as early as 2018.
California Hospital Pays $17,000 To Hackers In 'Ransomware' AttackA large Los Angeles hospital chose to pay hackers who were holding its computer network hostage, a move its CEO said was in its best interest and the most efficient way to end the problem.
Prince Protege 'Vanity' Dies at 57The singer and actress was best known for working with Prince and as a member of the '80s girl group Vanity 6...
Barry Manilow Rushed Back To HospitalThe legendary singer was rushed to a Southern California hospital due to complications he had from an earlier emergency surgery...
Superheroes Descending On UCSF Children's HospitalWonder Woman, Spiderman and eleven other superheroes will descend Monday from the top of a San Francisco hospital to wash windows and bring some joy to children, hospital officials said.
NorCal Catholic Hospital's Refusal To Sterilize Woman Could Bring Statewide Legal ResponseA Northern California hospital's refusal to sterilize a woman because it violates Catholic principles could be challenged in court in a case with broad impacts for other religious-based hospitals across the state.
John Muir Medical Center Put On Lockdown After Stabbing Victim Walks Into Concord HospitalThe lockdown at John Muir Medical Center in Concord was lifted this afternoon after a person walked into the emergency room with a stab wound to the chest, a Concord police corporal said.
UCSF Puts Support Behind Warriors Arena In Mission Bay, With A CatchUniversity of California at San Francisco supports the construction of an 18,000-seat multi-use arena for the Golden State Warriors as long as there is secure access to its newly built medical center across from the proposed arena in the city’s Mission Bay neighborhood, UCSF officials said Monday.
8-Month-Old Infant Rushed To Antioch Hospital After Possibly DrowningAn 8-month-old infant was rushed to the hospital after possibly drowning Wednesday afternoon in Antioch, a fire official said.
Once Expecting Twins, Bay Area Couple Gets Happy Surprise With Birth Of TripletsAn Oakland couple who thought they were having twins got quite a surprise on Wednesday when the doctor said, "Wait! There's more!"
Crews Working To Repair Water Main Break Near SF General HospitalUtility crews are working to repair a water main break near San Francisco General Hospital in the city's Mission neighborhood Friday morning, a spokeswoman from the city's public utilities commission said.
Triplets Streak Continues At Central California HospitalDoctors at a Central California hospital have delivered a fourth set of triplets in the last four weeks.