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Jahi McMath's Family Sues Oakland Hospital Over Surgery That Left Her Brain-DeadThe family of an Oakland teenager who was declared brain-dead plans to file a lawsuit Tuesday against UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland with new details about the allegedly botched surgery.
Teen Critically Injured In Salinas Shooting Taken To Bay Area Hospital, Put On Life SupportAn 18-year-old man is in critical condition and on life support at a Bay Area hospital after he was shot in the head at an intersection in Watsonville Sunday afternoon, a police spokesman said.
2-Year-Old Girl On Life Support After Found Unconscious In Vallejo Swimming PoolA 2-year-old girl from San Leandro is on life support after she was found unconscious in a swimming pool late Sunday morning while visiting relatives in Vallejo, police said.
Joan Rivers' Daughter Melissa: 'Mother Has Been Moved Out Of Intensive Care'Rivers was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital last Thursday morning after she went in for a procedure on her vocal cords at the Yorkville Endoscopy Clinic.
Man Found Beaten In San Francisco's Duboce Triangle Taken Off Life Support, Pronounced DeadA man who was beaten in an alleged hate crime in San Francisco's Duboce Triangle will be taken off life support Wednesday afternoon.
Questions Raised Over Condition Of Jahi McMath After Lawyer Said Girl Is ImprovingA KPIX 5 report on the latest whereabouts of a 13-year-old Oakland girl declared brain dead has sparked a new debate about life and death.
13-Year-Old Jahi McMath Moved To New Jersey Hospital, Lawyer Says Condition ImprovingSix months after doctors at Children’s Hospital Oakland declared her brain dead, KPIX 5 has learned that 13-year-old Jahi McMath was moved to a hospital on the East Coast.
After McMath Case, Battle Over Pregnant Woman Declared Brain Dead May Go To CourtWhile Jahi McMath’s family achieved its goal to move her to a long-term care facility, the case of a Texas hospital refusing to take a pregnant woman declared brain dead off a ventilator may soon be decided in court.
Family Considers Appeal After Judge Agrees With Oakland Hospital On Jahi McMath's ConditionThe 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.
Outside Expert To Evaluate Oakland Girl Declared Brain DeadWith a family fighting a hospital to keep their daughter who has been declared brain dead on life support, a California judge on Monday ordered the hospital to keep treating 13-year-old Jahi McMath for another week as a second medical evaluation is conducted.
Judge Appoints Outside Doctor To Examine Oakland Girl On Life SupportA judge Monday appointed an outside medical expert who will conduct an independent evaluation of a 13-year-old Oakland girl who has been on life support at Children’s Hospital Oakland since she suffered complications after a tonsillectomy earlier this month.
Judge Orders Children's Hospital Oakland To Keep Girl On Life SupportA judge has ordered a Bay Area hospital to keep a girl declared brain dead on life support following what was supposed to be a routine tonsillectomy.
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