New State Budget Boosts Health Care for Older ImmigrantsCalifornia will soon pay the health care bills for low-income people 50 and older who are living in the country illegally, part of an expansion of Medicaid that aims to inch the nation’s most populous state toward Democrats’ goal of making sure everyone has health insurance.
SF Dentists Brave Highest Risk Of COVID-19 Contamination To Treat Emergency PatientsWhen California banned all non-urgent medical procedures, a lot of dentist offices closed down. Still, a few stayed open to handle emergencies and it turns out they’re some of the highest risk healthcare workers in the country.
UC Berkeley, San Jose State, SCU, SFSU Cancel In-Person Classes Over Coronavirus FearsSeveral Bay Area colleges are canceling in-person classes and preparing for online delivery over fears of the coronavirus, multiple school officials announced Monday.
Travis Coronavirus Cruise Ship Victims Warned To Be Ready To MoveFederal health officials were scrambling Monday to find a medical destination to send Diamond Princess evacuees, who are quarantined at Travis Air Force Base, for treatment when they are diagnosed with the coronavirus.
California Lawmakers Reject Ban On Surgeries For Babies Born With Ambiguous GenitaliaCalifornia could become the first state to ban medically unnecessary surgeries on babies born with ambiguous or conflicting genitalia.
Chuck Norris Claims MRI Chemical Poisoned His WifeAction star Chuck Norris's wife Gena says she has been "to hell and back" over the last five years after being injected with a medical dye during a series of MRI scans.
Formerly Conjoined Twins Leave Lucile Packard Children's HospitalFormerly conjoined twins Eva and Erika Sandoval waved goodbye to the staff at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford Friday taking major step toward returning to their Sacramento home.
Man Arrested For Setting Fire To South SF Medical Clinic New Year’s DayA 61-year-old man was arrested for allegedly setting a fire that damaged a medical clinic in South San Francisco on New Year's Day.
Cost To Care For California's Prisoners SkyrocketsStockton's billion dollar prison medical complex is the crown jewel of California's correctional system, designed to save money by consolidating the sickest inmates in one place - but so far it hasn’t worked out that way.
Four Killed In Crash Of Oakland-Bound Medical Transport PlaneAll four of the people on board a medical flight that crashed in Humboldt County Friday morning while headed from Crescent City to Oakland have been confirmed dead.
Charcoal May Be Hottest Trend In Beauty ProductsCharcoal has been replaced by gas as the darling of the backyard barbecue, but it may have a future as the newest and hottest beauty trend.
1 Arrested, 1 Sought After Medical Equipment Stolen From Vehicle Parked In San FranciscoPolice arrested a man and are seeking information on the whereabouts of a female accomplice who is suspected of stealing an expensive piece of medical equipment from a vehicle in San Francisco’s Marina District last month, police said Monday.
How Safe Is Your Hospital? Survey Finds More Than A Third Of California Hospitals Earn 'C' Grade Or WorseIf you've been afraid of needles since you were a child then the idea of surgery is probably downright terrifying. Fortunately for Bay Area residents, many of California's best scoring hospitals for avoiding preventable medical errors among patients are right here in the Bay Area.
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.
Vote Could Shutter Oakland Youth Drug & Alcohol Treatment Center After 30 Years Of ServiceAfter 30 years, Thunder Road Adolescent Treatment Center for youth is threatened with closure by Sutter Health, its subsidizer, and one of the largest nonprofit health care corporations in the state.