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Jahi's Family Alleges Medical Negligence

A little more than a year after a then-13-year-old Oakland girl was declared brain dead, Jahi McMath's family filed a lawsuit Tuesday against UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland, where she received surgery... »

Local ALS Sufferers Helped by Ice Bucket Challenge

Six months after the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge took the nation by storm, local ALS sufferers are benefiting from the money raised. »


Markell: No Legal Pot While I'm in Office

For as long as he's in office, Delaware Governor Jack Markell will not consider legalizing marijuana, decriminalization, however, is still on the table. »


Ebola Survivor Nina Pham to Sue Hospital

A 26-year-old nurse said in a newspaper interview that a hospital where she had worked in Dallas and its parent company failed her when she contracted Ebola while caring for the first person in the U.S.... »

Doctors Use New 3-D Tech to Prepare for Brain Surgery

A breakthrough technology called Surgical Theater is allowing brain surgeons at UCLA’s Neurosurgery Center, for the first time, to look inside the heads of their patients before they go under the knife. Doctors... »


Dallas Nurse Who Survived Ebola Sues Hospital

A 26-year-old nurse who contracted Ebola while caring for the first person in the U.S. diagnosed with the deadly disease has filed a lawsuit against the parent company of the Dallas hospital where she worked.... »

Parents Pressuring Doctors to Delay Vaccines: Survey

Parents are asking doctors to delay vaccines for young children, making their kids and others vulnerable to preventable diseases, according to a new study published in Monday’s Pediatrics. Most of the doctors... »


New App Lets Patients Receive Diagnosis Through Phone

Patients can video call with a licensed doctor in their area with a few quick taps of their fingers. »

Del. Weighs Vaccination Requirements for 9th Grade

Delaware health officials are considering a new requirement that schoolchildren receive vaccines before entering the 9th grade. »

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