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July 15, 2014
UCSF Medical Center is among the nation's premier hospitals for the 13th consecutive year, ranking as the eighth best hospital in the country according to U.S. News & World Report.
April 24, 2014
Premature birth is the leading cause of death for newborns, yet most of those lives can be saved. UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals are launching a 10-year initiative to address this global problem.
January 28, 2014
The funding will allow the UCSF team to continue to pursue development of the Smart Diaphragm, a wireless monitoring and warning system for early signs of preterm birth.
January 15, 2014
Women giving birth in California can face a huge cost difference in their hospital bills, according to a new UCSF study that highlights the need for more price transparency in health care.
January 14, 2014
Americans are being exposed to significantly lower levels of some phthalates that were banned from children’s articles in 2008, but exposures to other forms of these chemicals are rising steeply, according to a study led by researchers at UC San Francisco.
September 25, 2013
Claire Brindis, director of the UCSF Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies, discusses the changes to health coverage under the Affordable Care Act for women and young adults.
September 25, 2013
A class of flame retardants that has been linked to learning difficulties in children has rapidly declined in pregnant women’s blood since the chemicals were banned in California a decade ago, according to a study led by researchers at UCSF.
August 06, 2013
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital has one of the highest rates of "exclusive breastfeeding" – new mothers feeding only breast milk and no formula – in California, according to a new state report.
April 08, 2013
UCSF is hosting a research symposium on Saturday, April 13 to honor longtime UCSF professor Robert Jaffe, MD, a leading specialist in clinical reproductive endocrinology at the UCSF Center for Reproductive Health.
February 11, 2013
Parents are more accepting of their teenage daughters using birth control pills than any other form of contraception, including condoms, according to a recent study from UCSF.

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