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Rescued Peninsula Sea Lion Put Down After Suffering Stroke

A sea lion found stuck in the mud in an East Palo Alto creek last week was euthanized Wednesday morning after suffering a stroke at the Marin County rescue center where he was being treated.

09/01/2011

(CBS)

Potentially Fatal Bacterial Outbreak At San Francisco Hospital

Two floors of California Pacific Medical Center on California Street in San Francisco were infected two weeks ago with clostridium difficile, more commonly known as “C Diff”.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/07/2011

CBS 5 HealthWatch

HealthWatch: SoCal Teen May Lose Hand To Fish Tank Infection

A teenager with a rare infection hopes doctors at National Jewish Health in Denver can save her hand.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–06/28/2011

California Hospitals Sue Over Reporting Infections

Despite a 3-year-old law, infections that happen during surgery are still not reported by California’s hospitals. Now a lawsuit threatens to stall the whole process.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–06/20/2011

Rabies Survivor Precious Reynolds (CBS)

NorCal 8-Year-Old Becomes Rare Rabies Survivor

“She is truly a fighter.” That’s what doctors are saying about the little Northern California girl who survived rabies without a vaccine, the third person in the U.S. to do so.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–06/13/2011

David Lee #10 of the Golden State Warriors holds his arm in pain against the New York Knicks during the game on November 10. (Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Warriors Forward David Lee Out Of The Hospital

Golden State Warriors forward David Lee has been released from a hospital after undergoing a second procedure on his left elbow to treat an infection.

CBS San Francisco–11/18/2010

David Lee #10 of the Golden State Warriors holds his arm in pain against the New York Knicks during the game on November 10. (Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Tooth Lodged In Arm Sends Warriors’ Lee To Surgery

Golden State Warriors forward David Lee needs surgery after an infection developed in a cut on his left elbow.

CBS San Francisco–11/12/2010

US Senate candidate and former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina celebrates her primary win at the California Republican Party event on California Primary Election night on June 8, 2010 in Anaheim, California. (Getty Images)

Fiorina Hospitalized For Infection Related To Breast Cancer Surgery

California GOP Senate challenger Carly Fiorina was in the hospital Tuesday to be treated for an infection associated with her reconstructive surgery after breast cancer.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–10/26/2010

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