Sue Dremann is a veteran journalist who joined the Palo Alto Weekly in 2001. She is an award-winning breaking news and general assignment reporter who also covers the regional environmental, health and crime beats.
The end of federal abortion rights could inspire groups that seek to protect embryos to urge greater limits on in vitro fertilization and embryonic stem cell research, Stanford law professor Hank Greely said.
[Monday, July 4, 2022]
The first suspected case of monkeypox in California, a viral infection that causes respiratory symptoms and scarring skin lesions, is under investigation in Sacramento County, state health officials said Tuesday.
[Wednesday, May 25, 2022]
Doctors who are resident and fellow physicians at Stanford Health Care have voted to join a union by a wide margin, the Committee of Interns and Residents (CIR-SEIU) said in a press statement last week.
[Wednesday, May 11, 2022]
Nurses at Stanford and Lucile Packard Children's hospitals have overwhelmingly voted to end a weeklong strike, their union, the Committee for the Recognition of Nursing Achievement said on Monday.
[Monday, May 2, 2022]
Stanford Health Care and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital administrators have announced they will cut off health insurance benefits to striking nurses and their families as well as pay.
[Monday, April 18, 2022]
A former Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford pediatrician who was arrested after trying to meet up with a 16-year-old girl, allegedly for sex, has received a three-year suspended prison sentence.
[Sunday, April 17, 2022]
A whopping 93% of voting members of a nurses union on Thursday authorized their leaders to call a strike against Stanford and Lucile Packard Children's hospitals. The action does not impact Stanford-ValleyCare facilities.
[Sunday, April 10, 2022]
The Food and Drug Administration has authorized a second booster dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines for people ages 50 and older and some immunocompromised people.
[Tuesday, March 29, 2022]
Whether a population enters an endemic phase depends on the virus and its variants, the sustainability of mitigation measures such as vaccines and the attitudes of people toward the disease.
[Sunday, March 6, 2022]