Billion-dollar dialysis companies and a labor union are spending tens of millions of dollars to sway Proposition 8 votes their way on Election Day. Health experts say the proposition is unlikely to improve care for...
In the Bay Area, a huge healthcare disparity exists for people seeking treatment for asthma.
Most healthcare bills have a hefty price tag attached, but Senate Bill 562 may have one larger than some Californians are willing to take on—an estimated $400 billion a year, according to an analysis from...
How play and self-care have become a daily and necessary part of life
Under the regulations issued by the Trump administration in early October, more employers, based on their religious beliefs or moral convictions, could choose to deny contraceptive coverage to their employees.
Kaiser Permanente's Oakland Medical Center recently threw a Pediatric Prom for its patients.
Over a thousand people gathered Saturday at the International Community School in Oakland for a town hall meeting to discuss Alameda County’s efforts to defend the Affordable Care Act. The event was organized by the...
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital awarded grant for sickle cell initiative.
Premature Baby Defies 28 Week Odds
A Day of the Dead exhibit at the Oakland Museum of California highlights the work of MADRE, a local group who aims to help Latina women cope with the grief of child loss.
A collection of free mobile Medicare clinics staffed by volunteer pharmacists and students are helping residents navigate their healthcare plans.
1,400 mental health clinicians employed by Kaiser, represented by the National Union of Healthcare Workers, call an open-ended strike against the HMO, to begin Monday November 16, after staffing, scheduling and wage demands not met.
Undocumented children under the age of 18 may soon qualify for full Medi-Cal coverage if Governor Jerry Brown signs Senate Bill 4 before the October 11 deadline.
Biotech companies, the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine and physicians’ group Brown & Toland to downtown Oakland, are moving to downtown Oakland. The city, already home to health giants like Kaiser Permanente and household products...
State representatives report back from Sacramento on their 2015 achievements. The key topics of conversation were education, healthcare and the state budget.
The co-founder of the National Farm Workers Association and civil rights advocate talked to students at Samuel Merritt University about social justice and healthcare for immigrants.