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Jahi McMath (family photo)

Family Of Jahi McMath Seeks Transfer Of Girl To Nursing Home

A lawyer for the family of a 13-year-old girl who was declared brain dead after complications from a tonsillectomy says Jahi McMath’s relatives want to transfer her to a nursing home that is willing to keep caring for her.

12/26/2013

Jahi McMath (family photo)

Judge Says Oakland Girl Declared Brain Dead Can Be Taken Off Life Support

A judge on Tuesday ruled that a 13-year-old Bay Area girl declared brain dead after suffering complications following a tonsillectomy can be taken off life support.

12/24/2013

Jahi McMath (family photo)

Outside Expert To Evaluate Oakland Girl Declared Brain Dead

With a family fighting a hospital to keep their daughter who has been declared brain dead on life support, a California judge on Monday ordered the hospital to keep treating 13-year-old Jahi McMath for another week as a second medical evaluation is conducted.

12/23/2013

Jahi McMath (family photo)

Judge Orders Children’s Hospital Oakland To Keep Girl On Life Support

A judge has ordered a Bay Area hospital to keep a girl declared brain dead on life support following what was supposed to be a routine tonsillectomy.

12/20/2013

Jahi McMath (family photo)

Family Will Seek Injunction To Keep Oakland Girl On Life Support

Christopher Dolan, the lawyer for the family of Jahi McMath, said he’s seeking the order because Children’s Hospital Oakland officials want to remove Jahi from life support soon but haven’t specified a specific time.

12/19/2013

Jahi McMath (family photo)

Family Of Oakland Girl On Life Support Serves Hospital Cease And Desist Letter

The family of a girl who was declared brain dead at Children’s Hospital Oakland last week has stepped up their fight to keep her on life support.

12/17/2013

Jahi McMath (family photo)

Oakland Girl May Be Taken Off Life Support After Tonsil Surgery Complications

A 13-year-old Oakland girl could be removed from life support because she’s been declared brain dead after she suffered complications following a routine tonsil-removal procedure, her uncle said Monday.

12/16/2013

Jahi McMath (family photo)

Oakland Teen Declared Brain Dead Days After Routine Tonsil Surgery

Family members of 13-year-old Jahi McMath are holding out hope for a miracle recovery after a routine procedure has left the girl brain dead.

12/16/2013

UCSF Medical Center in San Francisco. (CBS)

UC Hospital Employees, Nurses Strike, Forcing Surgery Cancellations

About 13,000 patient care workers at the University of California’s five medical centers were holding a one-day strike Wednesday over their allegation that the university has engaged in unfair labor practices.

11/20/2013

Marcus Allen #32 and Todd Christensen #46 of the Los Angeles Raiders walk out of the tunnel during the game against the Seattle Seahawks at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on October 25, 1987 in Los Angeles, California. The Seahawks won 35-13. (George Rose/Getty Images)

Former Raider Star Todd Christensen Dies At 57

Former BYU standout and Oakland Raider tight end Todd Christensen died Wednesday morning due to complications from surgery, BYU announced.

11/13/2013

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