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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.

09/04/2014

(Photo courtesy of Bryan Higgins' family)

Man Found Beaten In San Francisco’s Duboce Triangle Taken Off Life Support, Pronounced Dead

A man who was beaten in an alleged hate crime in San Francisco’s Duboce Triangle will be taken off life support Wednesday afternoon.

08/13/2014

A family photo of Jahi McMath before her cardiac arrest and massive blood loss, leading to brain death following a tonsillectomy. (Credit McMath Family)

Questions Raised Over Condition Of Jahi McMath After Lawyer Said Girl Is Improving

A 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.

06/20/2014

A family photo of Jahi McMath before her cardiac arrest and massive blood loss, leading to brain death following a tonsillectomy. (Credit McMath Family)

13-Year-Old Jahi McMath Moved To New Jersey Hospital, Lawyer Says Condition Improving

Six 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.

06/18/2014

Marlise Munoz (top right) is on a ventilator at John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth, Texas. (CBS 11 News Dallas)

After McMath Case, Battle Over Pregnant Woman Declared Brain Dead May Go To Court

While 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.

01/07/2014

Jahi McMath (family photo)

Family Considers Appeal After Judge Agrees With Oakland Hospital On Jahi McMath’s Condition

The 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.

12/26/2013

Jahi McMath (family photo)

Outside Expert To Evaluate Oakland Girl Declared Brain Dead

With 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.

12/23/2013

Jahi McMath (family photo)

Judge Appoints Outside Doctor To Examine Oakland Girl On Life Support

A 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.

12/23/2013

Jahi McMath (family photo)

Judge Orders Children’s Hospital Oakland To Keep Girl On Life Support

A 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.

12/20/2013

Jahi McMath (family photo)

Court Battle To Keep Brain-Dead Oakland Girl Alive; Teen Had Feared Not Waking Up

The family of a 13-year-old Oakland girl who was declared brain dead after she suffered complications following a routine surgery is going to court Friday to seek an injunction that would bar Children’s Hospital Oakland officials from taking her off of life support.

12/20/2013

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