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January 05, 2005
A government study links air pollution to lower birth weight. Researchers at the National Center for Health Statistics studied more than 18,000 full-term infants born in California in 2000 and found among women with the least exposure to fine-particle pollution, 8.5% had a baby who was small for gestational age. That compares with 9.2% of women with the highest pollution exposure. The study appears in the journal Pediatrics.
January 05, 2005
Young women showed no reduction in their use of contraceptives, nor any other changes in their sexual behavior when provided with easier access to the "morning after pill," according to a UCSF study.
January 04, 2005
Young, urban women showed no reduction in their use of contraceptives, nor any other changes in their sexual behavior when provided with easier access to the so-called "morning after pill," also known as emergency contraception (EC), according to UCSF researchers.
January 04, 2005
A campaign, launched by a group on the Laurel Heights campus, aims to raise $10,000 in five days for tsunami and earthquake victims.
January 03, 2005
The Community Outreach Internship Program is recruiting departments for its ninth year of training community residents for jobs at UCSF.
January 03, 2005
Deborah Greenspan, interim chair of the Department of Orofacial Sciences at the UCSF School of Dentistry, has been elected vice president of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR).
January 03, 2005
Three campus members, who are leaders in promoting ethnic diversity at UCSF, have been named winners of the Martin Luther King Jr. Award.
December 17, 2004
The UCSF Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) is offering new classes for the public on important issues facing society, ranging from what to expect in the next decade ...
December 17, 2004
Infectious diseases, including HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, influenza, and SARS, are the main causes of illness and death in the developing world. Poverty and the lack of an organized system of medical care are strong contributing factors.
December 17, 2004
Leading health care experts will offer new information and insights about some of the most important health policy issues facing our society in a new six-week community education course beginning Tuesday, February 8, 2005, as part of the UCSF Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI).

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