The union representing nearly 13,000 workers at University of California hospitals announced Tuesday that its members have authorized a strike amid stalled contract talks.
Pension reform and staffing levels are the big issues as thousands of workers at the University of California’s five medical centers vote on a potential strike.
More than 1,000 unionized construction workers walked off the job Thursday at the UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital in Mission Bay. The workers are upset after six non-union construction workers were brought on the job on Wednesday.
UCSF is the largest public recipient of National Institutes of Health funding nationwide, but they project a loss of $28 million in funding this year due to the recent sequestration.
For coordinating the humanitarian missions of Operation Rainbow and changing the lives of children around the world, this week’s Jefferson Award in the Bay Area goes to Laura Escobosa.
A new, decade-long effort to study the deepest workings of the human brain could get a major funding boost if, as expected, President Obama includes the Brain Activity Map project in his proposed federal budget next month.
One of the most popular activities in the Bay Area is running. But are we running wrong? In other words, are we running in such a way that our technique puts our bodies at higher risk for injury?
Two suspects were arrested and one remained at large after a home burglary in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Heights neighborhood led to a pursuit and a crash Wednesday morning, a police spokesman said.
Police gave the all-clear after a suspicious package discovered near the University of California at San Francisco Medical Center Monday morning was found to be harmless, a university spokeswoman said.
Two scientists from different generations won the Nobel Prize in medicine Monday for the groundbreaking discovery that cells in the body can be reprogrammed to become completely different kinds, potentially opening the door to growing customized tissues for treatments.