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March 17, 2004
The Academic Senate has named Douglas R. Fredrick, Betty-ann Hoener and Kanu Chatterjee as winners of the 2003-04 Distinction in Teaching Awards.
March 16, 2004
The UCSF Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) kicks off its spring series with four new courses starting April 28 and April 29.
March 12, 2004
About 3.3 million adults living in the community need assistance from another person in two or more activities of daily living essential for their survival, ...
March 10, 2004
The role of the media in communicating news about women's health will be a featured topic at the 11th annual UCSF Women's Health 2020 Conference on Saturday, March 20.
March 10, 2004
## Events * Tuesdays, April 6 - 27 * UCSF BIRTH CENTER ORIENTATION: Learn about the facilities and the practical aspects of arriving at the hospital when you are in labor. 5:30 p.m. Free. Reservations required, tours fill quickly. Call for current locations. (415) 353-2667. www.ucsf.edu/whrc. ## Lectures and Learning
March 09, 2004
Results of an international study led by researchers at the San Francisco VA Medical Center (SFVAMC) suggest that there is no major difference between three medications often prescribed for patients with chronic heart failure to prevent death, heart attack and stroke.
March 09, 2004
Pediatricians frequently use individual judgment in treating infants with fever, and according to a new study, this judgment is often as good as or better than following the current clinical guidelines on how to manage these cases.
March 08, 2004
A team of NASA-funded researchers from UCSF and Baylor College of Medicine has used a new method to measure and characterize bone loss caused by prolonged spaceflight.
March 01, 2004
The UCSF Women's Global Health Imperative (WGHI) will sponsor a special briefing on March 8 on the importance of incorporating both economic and educational initiatives for women into efforts to prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS.
February 20, 2004
A new study by researchers at San Francisco VA Medical Center (SFVAMC) moves in on the physiological basis for the bone density loss experienced by people subjected to prolonged periods of bed rest and by astronauts who fly lengthy missions under the weightless conditions of space.

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