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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
One of the largest healthcare safety nets for the poor in the East Bay is teetering on financial collapse.
The family of a missing Hayward nursing student is praising efforts of authorities to find her and remains hopeful that she will return safely.
When Health Care Reform passed last year, millions of parents with uninsured dependents were relieved. But not all dependents will have coverage right away.
Dean Tomich of Los Gatos grew up playing the piano alongside one of the greats. “I learned song writing from Ricky Nelson,” Tomich said.
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.