Chinese Community Health Plan, a fast-growing subsidiary of Chinatown’s Chinese Hospital, is contracting with hundreds of doctors affiliated with Hill Physicians Medical Group to augment its Covered California network in San Francisco and northern San Mateo County.
The move comes as Chinese Hospital scrambles to settle a legal dispute with its own longtime physician group partner, and plans to open its rebuilt $160 million acute-care facility next spring.
Its San Francisco health insurance plan…
The beleaguered candidate has apologized for a remark he made during last week’s Republican debate poking fun at the French. His comment drew criticism from the French Ambassador.
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian Prime Minister Victor Ponta announced the resignation of his government Wednesday following huge protests in the wake of a nightclub fire that killed more than 30 people….
A sudden heat “bloom” detected at the site of a Russian plane crash in Egypt would be consistent with a catastrophic structural failure caused by damage to the plane’s tail 14 years ago, an Australian aviation expert says.
Just kidding. This is fun! A group called Guerrilla Grafters are doing something that’s illegal but nonetheless kind of rad: They’re going around town and grafting baby fruit-tree branches onto existing street trees, creating, at least a couple years from now, surprise “orchards” of free fruit where you’d least expect it. [ more › ]
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — The latest news after the fire at a nightclub in the Romanian capital on Friday evening that killed more than 30 people. All times local….
Swedish authorities have evicted and demolished a Roma settlement in the southern city of Malmo. One protester was arrested after attacking a police officer, while five others were detained for disturbing the peace.
An Israeli politician has proposed deporting the country’s large population of stray cats to avoid breaking Jewish law. The Internet, a place where cats are regarded as royalty, has reacted accordingly.