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.
University of California medical center workers in San Francisco and several other cities statewide began a two-day strike Tuesday.
San Quentin State Prison is on a medical lockdown following an outbreak of chickenpox, according to published reports.
Bay Area residents who were planning to file a liability claim against Chevron related to the oil company’s refinery fire Monday may do so in person at an office in Richmond starting Friday, a company spokesman said.
Millions of Californians who don’t have medical insurance will within two years, now that the Supreme Court has upheld President Barack Obama’s health care reform law.
Bay Area health leaders held a joint news conference in San Jose Thursday to raise awareness about tuberculosis, and the fact that we have one of the highest TB rates of any metropolitan area in the country.
There are many CPR apps out there, but not like the one unveiled in Silicon Valley Tuesday. It can alert a nearby person with CPR training that someone is in need of assistance.
The county hospital in Martinez is going against a national trend by significantly reducing repeat C-section deliveries, and this has led to widespread recognition for its perinatal program.
When faced with serious health issues, families often struggle financially. But one Peninsula mom left the high tech industry and started an organization that helps take some of the stress out these families’ lives.
More than 100 workers at the American Licorice Plant in Union City were out on strike Monday.