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UC Davis ‘Whistleblower’ Wins Lawsuit After Reporting Unethical Study On Prisoners

A jury has awarded a $730,000 verdict to a whistleblower who reported on an unethical pain management study on prison inmates by researchers at the University of California, Davis.

08/13/2014

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Former Salinas Nurse Charged With Elder Abuse, Tax Fraud

A former nursing assistant has been charged with stealing from an elderly Salinas woman in her care and providing false information on tax returns and unemployment benefit claims.

06/24/2014

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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

Crystal Cook of Felton is accused of wearing scrubs, a stethoscope and a fake badge at Valley Medical Center in San Jose. (Santa Clara County Sheriff's Department)

Woman Arrested For Pretending To Be Nurse At San Jose Hospital

Authorities are telling Bay Area hospitals to be on alert after a woman was arrested for pretending to be a nurse at a San Jose medical center.

08/12/2013

Glenwood Gardens senior living facility in Bakersfield. (CBS)

No Charges After California Care Home Refuses To Give CPR

Police said Wednesday that no criminal charges will be filed after a care worker’s attention-grabbing refusal to perform CPR on a resident of a Central California independent-living facility.

03/07/2013

Glenwood Gardens senior living facility in Bakersfield. (CBS)

California Woman Denied CPR Wanted No Intervention, Family Says

The company whose employee refused to administer CPR to a dying woman said Tuesday that the employee wrongly interpreted its policy. But the elderly woman’s family said she would not have wanted life-prolonging aid.

03/05/2013

Glenwood Gardens senior living facility in Bakersfield. (CBS)

Police Investigating CPR Refusal, Death At Bakersfield Senior Facility

Police on Monday were investigating whether there was any criminal wrongdoing in the handling of a health emergency at an independent living facility where a woman died after a nurse refused to provide CPR.

03/04/2013

Glenwood Gardens senior living facility in Bakersfield. (CBS)

Nurse At California Senior Facility Refuses CPR To Dying Woman

A Central California retirement facility is under scrutiny after a 911 call revealed a nurse refused to give an unconscious woman CPR. The woman later died.

03/02/2013

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San Francisco VA Hospital Nurse Accused Of Stealing Pain Medication

A registered nurse at a veterans’ hospital in San Francisco has been charged in federal court with stealing Demerol pain medication from the facility.

10/18/2011

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Thousands Of Northern California Nurses To Strike On Thursday

Thousands of nurses plan to walk off the job Thursday in what’s being called the nation’s largest nurse strike ever.

09/20/2011

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