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  • Court order to keep brain-dead girl on ventilator is extended

    Court order to keep brain-dead girl on ventilator is extended
    OAKLAND — A court order was extended late Monday that will keep a 13-year-old girl deemed brain-dead on a ventilator for another week, while the facility pledged to work with the family to transfer Jahi McMath elsewhere if certain conditions could...
  • Jahi McMath to remain on ventilator, but her fate remains unclear

    Jahi McMath to remain on ventilator, but her fate remains unclear
    An eleventh-hour court order to keep 13-year-old Jahi McMath on a ventilator until Jan. 7 was greeted by her mother as an answer to her prayers, but the fate of the girl still remains uncertain. Jahi's mother, Nailah Winkfield, wept outside the hospital...
  • Brain-dead Jahi McMath could be transferred to New York facility

    Brain-dead Jahi McMath could be transferred to New York facility
    An attorney representing the family of a 13-year-old brain-dead girl in Oakland said in court filings Monday that it hopes to move her to a facility in New York. The family of Jahi McMath has been trying to find a facility that will take her in while at...
  • 'Inevitable': As Jahi McMath deteriorates, brain-death case nears end

    'Inevitable': As Jahi McMath deteriorates, brain-death case nears end
    The lawyer for the family of Jahi McMath said this week the 13-year-old girl's body had deteriorated badly since she was declared brain-dead at an Oakland hospital. But it's an inevitable end, according to a physician's declaration filed in court during...
  • Clock ticks in Jahi McMath case; experts say court clash went too far

    Clock ticks in Jahi McMath case; experts say court clash went too far
    OAKLAND — As the clock ticks toward a 5 p.m. deadline for Children's Hospital Oakland to remove a 13-year-old girl deemed brain-dead from a ventilator, experts in medical and legal ethics say there are no “gray areas” in the case and...
  • Hospital says conditions must be met for Jahi McMath's transfer

    Hospital says conditions must be met for Jahi McMath's transfer
    OAKLAND — After an eleventh-hour court order was issued that will keep 13-year-old Jahi McMath on a ventilator until Jan. 7, a hospital spokesman said the facility will work with the family to help transfer the girl to nursing care — if...
  • Medi-Cal braces for New Year's jolt as Obamacare kicks in

    Medi-Cal braces for New Year's jolt as Obamacare kicks in
    It's one of the next big hurdles for the Obamacare rollout: What will happen when hundreds of thousands of low-income Californians shift from county health plans to the state's huge Medi-Cal system on Jan. 1? Judging from a similar surge in 2011,...
  • Obama's healthcare law takes full effect this week

    Obama's healthcare law takes full effect this week
    WASHINGTON — Nearly four years after it was signed and after months of scrambling and uncertainty, President Obama's landmark bid to guarantee Americans health security takes full effect Wednesday as the Affordable Care Act begins delivering...
  • Judge orders brain-dead girl kept on ventilator another week

    Judge orders brain-dead girl kept on ventilator another week
    An Alameda County judge Monday ordered a girl who became brain-dead after a tonsillectomy to be kept on a ventilator until Dec. 30. Judge Evelio Grillo extended a restraining order until next week and had appointed an independent physician to examine...
  • Health scares put stress levels of NFL coaches in spotlight

    Health scares put stress levels of NFL coaches in spotlight
    One NFL coach falls ill on the golf course, and is undergoing open-heart surgery two days later. Another drops to his knees walking to the locker room at halftime of a nationally televised game, suffering what is later diagnosed as a mini-stroke. In a...
  • Blue Shield of California to buy GemCare Health Plan in Bakersfield

    Blue Shield of California to buy GemCare Health Plan in Bakersfield
    Blue Shield of California said it has agreed to acquire GemCare Health Plan, expanding its presence in Kern County and the Central Coast area. Blue Shield, one of the state's largest health insurers, said Tuesday that GemCare customers should see...