Lowell High School football player Jacky Tang went through a barrage of medical tests at UCSF’s PlaySafe Cardiac Physicals, an interdisciplinary clinic designed to detect underlying medical abnormalities in young athletes and prevent sudden death.
May 02, 2013
The Last Lecture belongs to a venerable academic tradition designed to answer a single question: “If you had but one lecture to give, what would you say?”
April 01, 2013
The Abundant Life Health Ministries Initiative is a partnership between UCSF and nearly 30 churches across the Bay Area to address health disparities of minority populations.
March 05, 2013
A UCSF team has developed a tool that can help determine – and perhaps influence – senior citizens’ 10-year survivability rates by assessing their health risks.
February 13, 2013
Giving chocolates on Valentine's Day is a billion-dollar business in the United States, but besides delighting our taste buds, dark chocolate actually has health benefits for the body, a UCSF cardiologist says.
February 12, 2013
The UCSF School of Pharmacy has partnered with Safeway Inc. to help Safeway customers quit smoking, by connecting them with specially trained pharmacists to learn about smoking-cessation programs and other resources.
November 30, 2012
UCSF employees who show their UCSF identification badge can work out for free from December 1 through the 12 at UCSF fitness centers on the Parnassus and Mission Bay campuses.
November 05, 2012
As Californians prepare to vote on Proposition 37, which would require labeling of food that’s been genetically modified, debate continues on the health implications of eating such foods.
October 23, 2012
Exemplary community collaborations that promote health equity in San Francisco took center stage at the Fourth Annual Partnerships Celebration sponsored by UCSF’s University Community Partnerships (UCP).
October 05, 2012
A steady stream of new apps and devices that can be synced to ever-more sophisticated mobile phones is flowing into consumers’ hands, and this technology is revolutionizing the practice of self-tracking, in which individuals measure and collect personal data to improve their heath.