Californians Fight Surprise Medical Bills From Out-of-Network PhysiciansA growing number of Californians are getting clobbered by surprise medical bills from doctors they don't know and have never even met.
Student Rising Above Gets Help With Health Before Fulfilling Promise In The ClassroomNow she is the Student Programs Coordinator for the SRA. The program helped her graduate from St. Mary’s College in the East Bay and Contreras knows firsthand that it took far more than just academic support and scholarships.
KCBS Cover Story: Popular SF Homeless Man Injured In Hit-And-Run Heading HomeLes Rowe was critically injured a\in a hit-and-run accident last year and his friends and family have raised enough funds for him to be transported home in a special plane.
African Hospital Director Admits Detaining Mothers Who Can't Pay BillsThe director of the Pumwani Maternity Hospital, located in a hardscrabble neighborhood of downtown Nairobi, freely acknowledges that he detains mothers who can’t pay their bills.
San Mateo County Sheriff Critical Of Supreme Court Ruling On Prison OvercrowdingThe Supreme Court on Monday narrowly endorsed reducing California’s cramped prison population by more than 30,000 inmates to fix sometimes deadly problems in medical care, ruling that federal judges retain enormous power to oversee troubled state prisons.
New San Francisco Excelsior Clinic Targets UninsuredThe clinic planned to provide primary and preventive medical care, basic dental and mental health screening, prescription medication assistance, and specialty referral coordination.