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March 05, 2014
UCSF is changing the way you think about your neighborhood drugstore by putting the pharmacist front and center – not just in the store, but also on your health care team.
May 13, 2013
UC San Francisco, a frequent high-performing team at AIDS Walk San Francisco, will again for the gold – the honor given to the top fundraising organizations participating in the annual event.
November 23, 2011
UCSF’s faculty and students are taking a wide-ranging look at the inequities that exist in the Unites States, in terms of both health itself and the quality of health care, across racial, ethnic and socioeconomic lines.
October 19, 2011
A rekindled controversy over the use of PSA screening to help detect prostate cancer highlights the different perspectives physicians may take in framing issues, evaluating studies and deciding on best practices.
September 22, 2011
UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital’s Division of General Pediatrics has developed a large collection of  pediatric clinical trials, which are now readily accessible via a new website that features the latest news and information on UCSF’s general clinical trials with children. 
August 12, 2011
UC scientists explain radiation risks from everyday background radiation, medical imaging and nuclear power plant accidents in the aftermath of meltdowns at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan.
July 18, 2011
Janice Humphreys, a associate professor of Family Health Care Nursing, is working with an interdisciplinary group of UCSF colleagues to study the long-term health and aging effects of intimate partner violence with funding made possible by UCSF’s Clinical and Translational Science Institute.
June 20, 2011
UCSF family practice nurse Lisa Thompson is calling attention to the dangers of rustic stoves – which use biomass fuels such as wood, coal, animal dung and crop residue – and result in harmful pollutants adversely affecting people in developing countries.
January 26, 2011
Early diagnosis and treatment can make a big difference for patients with schizophrenia. Unfortunately, diagnosis often is delayed for months or years.
January 21, 2011
The UCSF community recognized the stellar efforts of a student as well as faculty and staff members at the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Awards on Jan. 25.

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