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Doctors and patients at a free medical health care clinic (photo by Nick Ut/Associated Press)

Thousands Line Up In Oakland For Free Health Clinic

Thousands of people looking for health services made their way to the Oakland Coliseum for a free four-day health clinic.



Good Question: Where Can I Donate Or Purchase Used Medical Supplies?

Medical equipment can be expensive, especially for those on fixed incomes. Eric Montgomery asked this Good Question: Is there anywhere in the Bay Area where I can donate or purchase used medical equipment?

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–12/14/2010

Pot Warehouse Will Pad Oakland's Coffers

Prop. 19: Pot Legalization Rejected By Californians

California voters said no thanks to a ballot initiative that would have made it the first state to legalize marijuana for recreational use and sales.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–11/02/2010


Report Pins Higher Health Care Costs On Prestigious Bay Area Hospitals

A review of state records revealed that Bay Area hospitals charged some of the highest rates for medical procedures in California.


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South Bay ERs Go High-Tech

Two hospitals in Silicon Valley are the first in Northern California to publicly post their ER wait times.


Back to School Causes New Push for Whooping Cough Vaccine

Health officials are urging parents to get their children caught up on vaccines before students head back to school this year as the whooping cough epidemic approaches its peak in California.


Thousands Asked to Come in For Re-Vaccinations

Thousands of Sutter patients in San Francisco and the North Bay need to be vaccinated again because their shots may not be effective.


Whooping Cough Recommendations Grow

California’s whooping cough epidemic shows no signs of slowing down, and now adults and older children are being urged to get a vaccine.


New Contra Costa Moms Go High-Tech While Learning Breastfeeding Tips

Video-conferencing technology is widely used in the business world, but now it’s providing mothers of infants in Contra Costa with support and advice on breastfeeding.


Aging Patients

Dr. Judy Auerbach of the SF AIDS Foundation on the increasing number of HIV/AIDS patients living longer, and those contracting the virus at older ages. Click to Listen




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