School officials in Sacramento said they hoped the experience would inspire the students to seek certain careers they may not have previously felt comfortable pursuing.
A woman born without a voice may have been "the only 20-year-old in the world" with this rare condition when surgeons in Missouri stepped up to help.
Stanford doctors are testing a new treatment that may have the ability to slow or reverse some symptoms of Parkinson's disease.
Demonstrators took to Bay Area streets one day after a U.S. Supreme Court draft opinion was leaked. It indicated the court could strike down abortion rights.
Though pro-abortion rights supporters are shocked and angered by the leaked Supreme Court draft decision, millions of Americans are realizing that a half-century-old dream, is finally coming true.
More than 1,300 urban areas will now be designated rural.
The union representing nurses at Stanford and Packard Children's Hospital reached a tentative agreement for a new contact on Friday.
Thousands of nurses and healthcare workers across the Bay Area are planning to walk off the job on Monday at a dozen Sutter Health facilities. In anticipation of the strike, Sutter Health says it’s planning to bring in replacement contract workers for the day.
Federal officials have cut off funding to San Francisco's Laguna Honda Hospital, leaving the facility in limbo for at least a month. The hospital now has 30 days to reapply for Medicare and Medicaid funding.
President Barack Obama returned to the White House to celebrate the 12th anniversary of his signature Affordable Care Act, which President Joe Biden is looking to extend.
Doctors and nurses are tirelessly working to care for the wounded in the war at Okhmatdyt Children's Hospital in Kyiv, the largest children's hospital in Ukraine.
President Biden visited Culpeper, Va., to call attention to the “unacceptable” cost of medications on the heels of a dire U.S. inflation report.
California Democrats on Monday failed to gather enough support to advance a government-funded universal health care system, succumbing to intense pressure from business groups and the insurance industry in an election year.
The latest effort to bring single-payer health care to California faces its next challenge on Monday. There is still a long way to go, but the state Assembly is set to hold a floor vote on AB1400, the framework for a government-funded and run, universal healthcare system.
As the State of California, and the nation, continue to face a dire blood shortage, there are new calls on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to end restrictions on blood donations by gay men. Among those involved in the renewed effort, health experts, LGBTQ organizations, and state leaders.
If very young Californians want to get a COVID vaccination without their parents' approvals, should they be able to get them? The answer to that is likely to be yes and soon
Last month, San Francisco's mayor issued an emergency order to help tackle some major issues, like homelessness and open-air drug use and dealing, that are an ongoing problem in the city's Tenderloin District.
With the rapid spread of the omicron variant, data shows 10,000 California nursing home workers are infected right now, with roughly 800 new cases of COVID-19 tallied each day. The state is allowing health care workers who test positive and are asymptomatic to continue coming to work.
President Joe Biden directed his team to double its procurement of at-home COVID-19 tests to be delivered for free to Americans, along with N95 masks.
California Democrats on Tuesday took their first step toward abolishing the private health insurance market in the nation's most populous state and replacing it with a government-run plan that they promised would never deny anyone the care they need.