Kaiser Nurses Picketing 4 Bay Area Hospitals Over StaffingNurses at seven Kaiser Permanente hospitals across California will hold pickets on Wednesday, charging that the company hasn’t shored up staff as it promised despite rising costs for patients, according to the nurses’ union.
Decline In Heart, Stroke-Related Deaths StallsAfter years of steady improvement in the mortality rate caused by heart diseases, a new study shows that the decline has stalled.
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GEICO’s 15 Things To Do In The Bay AreaCheck out the Polish Street Festival in Martinez or take in Circus Xtreme in San Jose. Jayn at Alice@97.3 has more things to do this week in the Bay Area!
Medical Programs In Public Schools Diversify Future Doctors In CaliforniaKaiser Permanente is helping kids pursue medical careers with the Hippocrates Circle, a program offered in conjunction with the school districts and geared towards middle school students from minority populations.
3 More Arrests In Daytime Shooting Death Of Oakland Mother Killed Protecting Her ChildrenOakland police say they've made three more arrests in the fatal shooting of a 30-year-old mother who died protecting her young children in a crossfire last week.
Kaiser Reverses Plan To Raise Cost Of HIV Medications After Public PressureOne of the Bay Area's biggest health insurance companies is doing an about-face. On late Friday afternoon, Kaiser Permanente said it will resume covering more of the cost of certain HIV medications, following public pressure.
2nd Sacramento Area Patient Being Tested For EbolaKaiser Permanente confirms that a patient admitted to their facility in South Sacramento is being tested for the Ebola virus.
Northern California Kaiser Data Show Clusters Of Under-Immunization In Bay AreaA new study generated from Kaiser data shows high concentrations of unvaccinated children in Northern California.
Huge Strike Averted As Kaiser, Nurses Reach Tentative Agreement After Months Of Tense NegotiationsThe tentative agreement averts multiple strikes scheduled to begin 7 a.m. Wednesday at Kaiser medical centers throughout the Bay Area including Antioch, Daly City, San Francisco, Oakland, Petaluma, Vacaville, San Rafael and Santa Clara.
Kaiser Mental Health Workers Striking In 35 California CitiesAbout 2,600 Kaiser Permanente mental health professionals started a weeklong strike Monday morning protesting what they claim is a lack of staffing that's affecting patient care.
Suspicious Smell Shuts Down Kaiser Hospital In Santa ClaraIt 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