New Website Lets Californians Compare Surgery Prices At HospitalsCalifornia is trying to help patients avoid big medical bills. A new tool lets patients crunch the numbers before going under the knife.
Tim Lincecum's Season Is Done; Future With San Francisco Giants In DoubtOne of the San Francisco Giants' most popular and recognizable players in franchise history may have played his last game for the team.
Federal Appeals Court Revives Transgender California Prisoner's LawsuitA federal appeals court has revived a lawsuit by a California prison inmate who claims prison officials are subjecting her to cruel and unusual punishment by denying her sex-reassignment surgery.
Could Robotic Grape Surgery Be The Tipping Point For Robo Buses, Robo Security Guards, Even Robo News Articles?At some point, it's inevitable that machines will become better than humans at certain tasks. For surgeons, that day may be here soon but what about city buses, security cameras, and even journalists writing articles like this one?
Hackers Can Take Over That Robot Performing Your SurgeryA team of researchers successfully hacked a robot designed to carry out surgical procedures, prompting fears the devices could be taken over by hackers with malicious intent.
UC Davis Doctors Live Tweet Woman’s Lung Cancer SurgeryA team of doctors at the University of California, Davis Cancer Center in Sacramento live-tweeted Thursday as they removed a cancerous tumor from a Northern California woman's lungs.
SF Surgeons Complete 12 Surgeries In 6-Way Kidney Transplant ChainThree surgeries carried out Thursday and three on Friday at California Pacific Medical Center represent the largest kidney donation chain in the 44-year history of the hospital's transplant center.
First Set Of Complicated Kidney Swaps Completed At California Pacific Medical Center In San FranciscoSurgeons at San Francisco's California Pacific Medical Center have completed the first three kidney transplants of a series of kidney swaps started by a woman who wanted to help save a life.
Jahi McMath's Family Sues Oakland Hospital Over Surgery That Left Her Brain-DeadThe family of an Oakland teenager who was declared brain-dead plans to file a lawsuit Tuesday against UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland with new details about the allegedly botched surgery.
Doctor Finds 7-Inch-Long Turn Signal Lever In Man's Arm 51 Years After Violent Car CrashA Missouri man discovered he had a 7-inch-long turn signal lever stuck in his arm 50 years after he survived a car crash.
Sacramento Heart Surgeon Helps Man Who Delivered Him 45 Years AgoA Sacramento obstetrician is getting a late thank you from a baby he delivered 45 years ago.
Giants Outfielder Angel Pagan To Have Season-Ending Surgery To Repair Bulging Disc In BackSan Francisco Giants outfielder Angel Pagan will have season-ending surgery to repair a bulging disk in his back.