Coronavirus Update: Bay Area Pediatricians Seeing Steep Drop In Patient Visits During Coronavirus OutbreakWhile hospitals and many doctor’s offices have been busy treating patients with COVID 19 symptoms, many pediatricians are seeing a steep decline in yearly check ups.
San Francisco Residents 'Get Loud For Heroes' Of Coronavirus PandemicA cacophonous wave swept through a San Francisco apartment complex Monday night as neighbors turned out to yell, bang pots and pans, and express their support for the frontline workers confronting the coronavirus crisis.
Coronavirus Pandemic: Doctors Believe Lung Capacity May Play Role In Severe Coronavirus Cases While infectious disease experts like Stanford's Dr. Bonnie Maldonado attempt to chart the course of the current coronavirus outbreak in the San Francisco Bay Area, other specialists are trying determine how severe cases develop into life-threatening pneumonia.
Coronavirus Pandemic: Health Officials Setting Up MASH-Type Unit Inside Santa Clara Convention CenterHealth officials were preparing to set up a MASH-style unit inside Santa Clara Convention Center with equipment sent by the federal government to be in place for an anticipated surge of patients suffering from the coronavirus.
Sexual Misconduct Complaints About Doctors Skyrocketing In CaliforniaSexual misconduct complaints against California doctors are up 61% since 2017, according to the state medical board. But that may be just the tip of the iceberg.
Sexual Misconduct Allegations Against California Doctors Up Sharply In Wake Of #MeTooA newspaper investigation finds the number of complaints against California physicians for sexual misconduct has risen 62% since fall of 2017.
6 Bay Area Medical Professionals Accused Of Running Kickback SchemeSix Bay Area medical professionals have been indicted for an alleged kickback scheme in which three paid and three received kickbacks for healthcare referrals.
Abused Olympians Push California To Protect Patients From DoctorsOlympians abused by former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar spoke out in support of California legislation that would require doctors on probation to tell their patients.
Study: Stressed Out Surgical Residents At High Risk For Substance AbuseBurnout among surgical residents greatly increases the risk of high anxiety, depression, substance abuse and thoughts of suicide, according to a UCSF study released Thursday.
UCSF Study: Primary Care Doctor Shortage Looms In CaliforniaCalifornia could soon be dealing with a severe shortage of primary care doctors, according to a new report from UCSF.
Judge Allows Lawsuit Challenging Assisted Suicide LawA judge Friday allowed a legal challenge to proceed against California's law allowing terminally ill people to seek prescriptions for life-ending drugs.
California Bill Would Halt Practice Of Pharmaceutical Industry Gifts To DoctorsThe common practice of doctors accepting gifts from drug manufacturers may soon come to a screeching halt in California.
UCSF Study: Nearly 4 Out Of 5 Physician Moms Experience Discrimination It's common for doctors who are moms to experience discrimination at work, according to a new study.
California's New Right-To-Die Law Has Doctors Uneasy About Lethal PrescriptionsA number of doctors in California say they feel uneasy about prescribing life-ending drugs for the terminally ill under a new law that goes into effect June 9.
Californians Fight Surprise Medical Bills From Out-of-Network PhysiciansA growing number of Californians are getting clobbered by surprise medical bills from doctors they don't know and have never even met.