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Early Interventions Result in High Rates for Breastfeeding at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital

March 24, 2011 UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital ranks number four out of hospitals throughout California based on their rates of exclusive breastfeeding, when the infant only receives breast milk, according to a recent report.

UCSF Hosts Christy Turlington Burns' No Woman No Cry Documentary

March 14, 2011 UCSF Global Health Sciences and the UCSF Bixby Center Safe Motherhood Program welcome supermodel Christy Turlington Burns for the California premiere of No Woman, No Cry.

Women's Health Program Launches Seminar Series, Awards Scholarships

March 04, 2011 Funded by the National Institutes of Health, the Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women's Health program is supporting career development for translational and clinical researchers in a wide variety of disciplines  and is launching a new seminar series on March 8.

UCSF Summit Empowers Young Women to Be Next Generation of Leaders

March 01, 2011 More than 200 young women from 20 San Francisco-area high schools will attend a March 2 summit exploring issues that impact their health and goals -- including how to deal with stress, relationship violence, sexuality and birth control, and how to evolve into future leaders.

UCSF/UC Hastings Forum to Address Role of Hormones in Women's Health

February 15, 2011 Women’s health pioneer Marianne J. Legato, an internationally recognized specialist in women's health, will be the keynote speaker at the UCSF/UC Hastings symposium on February 25.

UCSF Sets First-Year Hiring Goal of 20 Percent for New Hospital Project at Mission Bay

January 28, 2011 UCSF is voluntarily committing to an ambitious goal for its new medical center at Mission Bay to hire a workforce averaging at least 20 percent San Francisco residents during the first year of the project.

Peralta Receives Herbert W. Nickens Faculty Fellowship

January 19, 2011 Carmen Peralta, assistant professor of medicine, was recognized recently for her outstanding work in the field of racial and ethnic differences in kidney disease detection, progression and complications.

Environmental Health Expert Offers Advice on How to Reduce Exposure to Toxins

January 14, 2011 Tracey Woodruff, director of the UCSF Program on Reproductive Health and the Environment, offers tips on how to avoid everyday toxins in our environment.

Study Links Increased BPA Exposure to Reduced Egg Quality in Women

December 15, 2010 A small-scale University of California, San Francisco-led study has identified the first evidence in humans that exposure to bisphenol A (BPA) may compromise the quality of a woman’s eggs retrieved for in vitro fertilization (IVF).

Inaugural UC Global Health Day to Highlight Research

November 23, 2010 University of California scholars will gather at UC Irvine on November 30 to showcase research aimed at improving the health of the world.

Community Celebrates Groundbreaking of UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay

October 29, 2010 UCSF hosted a two-day celebration to commemorate the historic groundbreaking of its new medical center at Mission Bay.

Women's race and class impact contraception recommendations, UCSF study shows

October 08, 2010 A woman’s race/ethnicity and socioeconomic status impact whether health care providers recommend one of the most highly effective forms of contraception, a UCSF study confirms. The results also indicate that the interaction of both factors plays a role in clinicians’ decisions.

PRIME Program Draws Students with Passion and Promise

September 16, 2010 Fourth-year medical student Jamila Harris, who saw community members in her native San Francisco neighborhood struggle to navigate the health system, explains her drive to become a doctor.

Are Higher Testosterone Levels Associated with Greater Heart Risk?

August 03, 2010 Testosterone in men has become a hot health topic. New studies, including one by UCSF researchers, now are sparking a controversy over the role of testosterone in heart disease.

KQED Names Snowdon an LGBT "Hero"

July 19, 2010 Shane Snowdon, director of the LGBT Resource Center at UCSF, has been named an LGBT “Local Hero” by KQED TV.

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