Heart disease and cancer rank as the number one and two, leading causes of death in America, but few people know that medical errors ranks third, killing up to 440,000 people a year.
The city of Berkeley now requires medical marijuana dispensaries to give away 2 percent of the amount of cannabis they sell each year free to low-income patients.
MediMarts owner Dave Armstrong will be the last man standing in what might be the only legal outdoor marijuana farm in Santa Clara County thanks to the closed collective system.
Two medical equipment supply company owners and an associate were sentenced in federal court in Oakland earlier this week to prison terms for their roles in a $1.6 million Medicare fraud concerning phony prescriptions for power wheelchairs.
St. Joseph Health of Sonoma County officials Thursday said a thumb drive containing the X-ray records of more than 33,700 patients was stolen during a burglary at an outpatient radiology facility in Santa Rosa earlier this month.
Seniors make up about 30 percent of Harborside Health Center’s current clientele of patients seeking medicinal marijuana. The facility claims to be the largest medical cannabis outfit in America.
There were no classes Tuesday at a Bryman College in San Jose after the medical school was served with an eviction notice. Students who paid hefty tuition appear to have been left in the lurch by the sudden development.
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.
A hospital that serves tens of thousands of people every year in the East Bay will likely close.
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.