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Matt and Dana Croghan, Jefferson Awards,

Jefferson Awards: Turning Personal Loss Into Powerful Force

The music of a Super Mario video game drifts through the rooms of the Pediatric Oncology unit at Kaiser Hospital in Oakland. It’s a welcome sound to parents Matt and Dana Croghan, who are all too familiar with what it’s like for young patients here.

10/26/2011

Oakland nurses, Children's Hospital

Replacements Called In As Bay Area Nurses Go On One-Day Strike

Registered nurses have planned a one-day strike on Thursday at 34 hospitals in Northern and Central California, with replacement nurses set to pick up the slack.

09/21/2011

Kaiser Elementary School, Oakland

Oakland Parents Fighting School Closure Plans

Plans to close several schools in the Oakland Unified School District have parents from one elementary school fighting the preliminary closure list, which was released last month.

09/21/2011

Giselle Esteban (Hayward PD)

Arraignment For Hayward Nursing Student’s Accused Killer Postponed Again

The arraignment for the woman charged with killing nursing student Michelle Le was postponed a second time on Friday so the court could appoint a public defender to represent her.

09/09/2011

Missing Student Michelle Le

Missing Hayward Student’s Family Disputes Homicide Conclusion

Family members of missing nursing student Michelle Le said Tuesday they think Le is still alive even though the Hayward Police Department is treating the case as a homicide.

CBS San Francisco–06/07/2011

Doctors Medical Center in San Pablo. (CBS)

Financial Pulse Of Doctors Medical Center San Pablo Grows Weaker

One of the largest healthcare safety nets for the poor in the East Bay is teetering on financial collapse.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/07/2011

Missing Student Michelle Le

Family, Friends Of Missing Hayward Nursing Student Hold Vigil

The family of a missing Hayward nursing student is praising efforts of authorities to find her and remains hopeful that she will return safely.

CBS San Francisco–06/04/2011

ConsumerWatch: Despite Health Reform, Young Adults Not Always Covered

When Health Care Reform passed last year, millions of parents with uninsured dependents were relieved. But not all dependents will have coverage right away.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–01/27/2011

ConsumerWatch: Doctor Gives Advice On Living Wills

Dean Tomich of Los Gatos grew up playing the piano alongside one of the greats. “I learned song writing from Ricky Nelson,” Tomich said.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–01/07/2011

Woodland Hills, Calif. offices of Anthem Blue Cross. (David McNew/Getty Images)

California Fines Big Insurers For Underpayment Of Claims

After a state audit, California’s seven largest health insurers face nearly $5 million in fines for wrongly refusing to pay claims to hospitals and physicians.

CBS San Francisco–11/29/2010

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