Patrick Corder, a firefighter and paramedic with the Alameda Fire Department and Emergency Services, doesn’t wait for people to call 911. He calls them first. Read more.
NPR's Michel Martin talks with Dr. Jessica Zitter about preparing high-school students to deal with end-of-life care. Zitter is a critical care and palliative medical doctor in Oakland, Calif. Read more.
Documentary filmmakers regularly venture into crisis zones to show us conditions in remote locations that we’ll never visit. Read more.
When it comes to treating patients, Dr. Steven Chen knows that only prescribing drugs is not enough. Read more.
Improving health equity and care access for underserved populations requires contributions from a variety of stakeholders both in and outside of the healthcare industry, and a new report has compiled several success stories that provide a blueprint for other areas to follow. Read more.
Despite the availability of new ways to treat millions of people trapped by addiction to opioids, the news has not been good. Read more.
Alameda Hospital has been a primary stroke center since 2011 and has saved the lives of many community members in their most critical time of need. Read more.
Millions of low-income Californians on Thursday regained many of the dental services they lost five years ago during state budget cuts that virtually eliminated non-emergency dental benefits for adults. Read more.
Getting blood drawn should have been an easy part of Selesi Alatini's checkup. Read more.
For years after Rachelle Hammond was diagnosed with COPD - chronic obstructive pulmonary disease - her routine treatment strategy was a visit to the emergency room. Read more.