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People emerge from a medical building at Southgate Ave. and Cerro Dr. with their hands on their heads as police direct them across the street, April 23, 2014. (CBS)

Elderly Man Accused Of Shooting In Daly City Medical Center Pleads Not Guilty

An elderly man accused of shooting at a doctor at a Daly City medical center last month pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges of attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon, according to prosecutors.

05/15/2014

Doctors Seek Higher Fees From Health Insurers

San Pablo Hospital That Serves Thousands Likely To Close After Parcel Tax Fails

A hospital that serves tens of thousands of people every year in the East Bay will likely close.

05/06/2014

School Lunch

Bill To Require EpiPens In Public Schools Faces Opposition From Teachers Union

A California Senate bill would require public schools to stock epinephrine auto-injectors on campus in the event a student experiences a severe allergic reaction or anaphylaxis, but those in the medical field are getting push back from the teachers union.

04/28/2014

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Two 10-Year-Olds Honored For Saving Mothers In Medical Emergencies

Two San Francisco 10-year-olds were honored Wednesday for their bravery while making 911 calls in two situations where their mothers had medical emergencies.

04/09/2014

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Suspected Medical Clinic Burglar Arrested In Santa Rosa

Santa Rosa police arrested a man suspected of burglary of a medical clinic late Wednesday night.

03/14/2014

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Commission Finds ‘No Compelling Medical Reason’ To Exclude Transgender Americans From Military

An independent commission led by a former U.S. surgeon general has concluded there “is no compelling medical reason” for the U.S. armed forces to prohibit transgender Americans from serving and that President Barack Obama could lift the decades-old ban without approval from Congress, according to a report being released Thursday.

03/13/2014

Dr/. Lattanza works with her students. (CBS)

Jefferson Award Winner Gives Girls Hands-On Experience In Male-Dominated Fields

SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) – A program teaching a room full of teenaged girls to work with power tools and thousand dollar screws as a way to connect to careers in science is the brainchild […]

02/13/2014

San Jose Fire Department truck

Slow Response Times Put San Jose Fire Department In Hot Seat

The San Jose Fire Department is in the hot seat over its failure to meet required response times and a breach of contract could be declared as soon as Tuesday.

02/04/2014

Credit cards. (DAMIEN MEYER/AFP/Getty Images)

HealthWatch: Medical Credit Cards Can Cause Financial Headaches

Can’t pay your vet, dentist or doctor bill? More and more health care providers are now offering patients third-party financing in the form of a medical credit card. But consumer advocates warn the cards can have painful consequences.

06/21/2013

The University of California at San Francisco Parnassus campus (UCSF)

UC Medical Workers Begin 2-Day Strike

University of California medical center workers in San Francisco and several other cities statewide began a two-day strike Tuesday.

05/21/2013

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