Berkeley physician opens end-of-life practice in city

On Thursday, Berkeley physician Lonny Shavelson opened a health practice that specializes in end-of-life care for terminally ill patients, the same day that the End of Life Bill — which legalizes assisted suicide for terminally ill patients — went into effect.
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Switching to solid ground

Healthcare workers at Alta Bates will be switching to new union for stronger benefits

Whether it’s Alta Bates Summit Hospital rising above Ashby and Telegraph, or the Herrick Campus serving psychiatric patients, or the towering complex of health facilities at the Summit Campus near Downtown Oakland, East Bay residents are intimately familiar with Alta Bates Summit Medical Center. These are hospitals where our children
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