The California Nurses Association, part of the National Nurses United labor union, staged a 2-day strike this week after contract negotiations with Kaiser Permanente in Northern California halted earlier this month over a range of staffing and workplace issues. The union said that 18 thousand nurses walked off the job on November 11 and 12. But health maintenance organization Kaiser Permanente disputed that figure, saying the total number of nurses affected by the action was closer to 16 thousand, and that only about…
Many local pediatricians are working to improve their caregiving services by treating toddlers’ teeth and educating parents about the importance of oral health.
Cancer survivors, their families and caregivers were honored recently at “By Your Side,” an event held in a garden near Kaiser Permanente’s Broadway Medical Offices in Oakland.
CRUSH stands for Connecting Resources for Urban Sexual Health: the program targets 18- to 29-year-old men of color who are gay, bi or who have sex with other men, as well as transgender men who have sex with men and people who have HIV-positive partners. One of CRUSH’s key services is prescribing Truvada.