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Jailem Sidhu survived brain surgery at Lucille Packard Children's Hospital. (CBS)

Boy Nicknamed ‘The Bulldozer’ By Friends Survives Brain Surgery In Bay Area Hospital

A boy nicknamed ‘The Bulldozer’ is heading home after life-saving brain surgery at a Bay Area hospital.

04/16/2014

Medication bottles of prescription pills. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

About The Bay: A Personal Look At The Cost Of Health Care

KCBS and KPIX reporter Mike Sugerman had a firsthand look at the costs of health care with a recent health scare of his own, in his travels About the Bay.

04/16/2014

Oakland Children's Hospital

Oakland, SF Children’s Hospitals To Carry Benioff Name After $100M Donation

A $100 million gift from Salesforce.com founder Marc Benioff and his wife Lynne will bring new names and an infusion of new funds to the Bay Area’s two children’s hospitals, hospital officials announced Wednesday.

04/08/2014

Oakland Children's Hospital

Fire At Oakland Children’s Hospital Investigated As Arson

A fire that burned a two-story house used as administrative offices for Children’s Hospital in Oakland is being investigated as arson, a fire battalion chief said.

04/04/2014

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1 Person Airlifted To Burn Center After 2-Alarm Livermore Fire

One person was airlifted to a burn center for injuries sustained in a two-alarm fire at an apartment complex in Livermore Thursday morning, according to fire officials.

03/27/2014

Naomi Richmond reads a letter to the crooks who struck her home. (CBS)

Defiant NorCal Widow Pens ‘Thank You’ Note To Burglars Who Struck As Husband Was Dying

Sunday evening Naomi Richmond’s husband David died of a massive heart attack in their home in Lake County. As she followed the ambulance to the hospital, someone used the tragedy to break in and ransack her home.

02/21/2014

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Elderly SF General Patient Attacked In Emergency Room; Man Arrested

A 29-year-old man pleaded not guilty Wednesday to three felony charges in connection with an alleged attack of an elderly woman at San Francisco General Hospital last Friday, prosecutors said.

02/19/2014

Alta Bates Summit Medical Center in Oakland

Oakland Hospital Pioneers ‘Scar-less’ Remote Control Surgery Through Navel

Alta Bates Summit Medical Center in Oakland is using a cutting edge, robot-aided surgical procedure by that is less invasive than traditional surgeries and causes less scarring.

02/08/2014

Jahi McMath (family photo)

Family Considers Appeal After Judge Agrees With Oakland Hospital On Jahi McMath’s Condition

The family of Jahi McMath, the 13-year-old girl who was declared brain dead following a tonsillectomy, will begin discussions today on whether to appeal a judge’s decision regarding her life support.

12/26/2013

Jahi McMath (family photo)

Court Battle To Keep Brain-Dead Oakland Girl Alive; Teen Had Feared Not Waking Up

The family of a 13-year-old Oakland girl who was declared brain dead after she suffered complications following a routine surgery is going to court Friday to seek an injunction that would bar Children’s Hospital Oakland officials from taking her off of life support.

12/20/2013

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