Trauma

(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. David Gonzalez)

Active-Duty Service Members Visit Injured Veterans At Palo Alto VA Hospital For Fleet Week

One of the lesser-known events associated with Fleet Week took place Tuesday at the Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Hospital.

10/07/2014

Image from 'Welcome to County' rap video produced by Oakland doctors. (Humanized Medicine/YouTube)

Oakland Doctors Produce ‘Welcome To County’ Rap Video To Publicize Hospital Funding Needs

Oakland doctors concerned about the funding of county hospitals are taking a one-of-a-kind approach to publicizing that concern, with the release of a slickly-produced rap video.

09/05/2014

Workers talk as they stand next to burned homes near the epicenter of the gas line explosion September 24, 2010 in San Bruno. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Four Years After Pipeline Explosion, San Bruno Neighborhood Still Rebuilding

Four years after a pipeline explosion tore through San Bruno’s Crestmoor neighborhood, the area is still rebuilding. Residents said they are fatigued by the construction.

08/14/2014

Oakland Police generic

Husband Charged With Murder In Oakland Woman’s Fatal Fall

A man who claimed that his wife died in a fall at their home in Oakland’s Montclair district last month has now been charged with murdering her, authorities said Wednesday.

08/13/2014

ambulance, ems, fire, emergency

Car Hits 15-Year-Old Skateboarder Crossing Street In Fremont

A 15-year-old boy suffered major injuries when a car hit him on Paseo Padre Parkway in Fremont Monday evening.

07/29/2014

Magdalena Glinkowski was last seen on surveillance video on Sunday March 30.

No Obvious Signs Of Trauma Found In Autopsy On Hiker Found In Mt. Tamalpais Park

An autopsy on Magdalena Glinkowski, the Menlo Park woman who was found dead in Mt. Tamalpais State Park on Saturday, showed no obvious signs of trauma, Marin County sheriff’s officials said Tuesday afternoon.

04/15/2014

Robert Daily III (Alameda County Sheriff)

Livermore Father Charged With Murdering Infant Son

Deputies responded to the 2400 block of Buena Vista Avenue in unincorporated Livermore on July 29 after receiving a report of an unresponsive infant and transported the boy to ValleyCare Medical Center in Pleasanton, Sgt. J.D. Nelson said.

08/09/2013

Dr. Margaret Knudsen

SF General Chief Surgeon Describes Crash Injuries; 2 Patients Paralyzed

A chief surgeon at San Francisco General Hospital said Sunday that the injuries suffered by passengers of downed Asiana Airlines Flight 214 ranged from minor cuts and bruises to major head trauma and paralysis.

07/07/2013

Celeste Greig

GOP Activist Says Pregnancies Rare In Rape Cases Due To Trauma

The president of the California Republican Assembly says pregnancies by rape are rare because a woman’s body is traumatized by the violence.

03/02/2013

(CBS)

HealthWatch: Study Links Concussions To Permanent Brain Damage

In the biggest study of its kind, researchers at Boston University analyzed the brains of deceased athletes and veterans (all of who had history of repeated head trauma), and found more than 80 percent had signs of CTE, or Traumatic Brain Encephalopathy.

12/03/2012

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