Calling it a giant step forward, researchers at UC San Francisco urged the medical community to reconsider how they treat patients hospitalized with anorexia nervosa, following the study of 56 anorexic patients who were treated with a higher than normal caloric diet during the recovery process.
The report looked at price differences for different areas of the state, with some hospitals charging 250 percent more than others.
The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday will decide whether to close a long-term care facility in Burlingame, a move that could cost as many as 200 jobs and force the transfer of 230 patients who live there.
Thousands of nurses walked out on Thursday and will not be allowed to return until Saturday.
Two floors of California Pacific Medical Center on California Street in San Francisco were infected two weeks ago with clostridium difficile, more commonly known as “C Diff”.
The future of San Leandro Hospital remains unclear as Alameda County officials trying to prevent it from closing.
Thousands of people looking for health services made their way to the Oakland Coliseum for a free four-day health clinic.
Far more people than previously thought are providing billions of hours of unpaid care to Alzheimer’s patients.
Many patients have had a gripe or two about their doctor in the past, but according to a new survey, that goes both ways.