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December 07, 2010
Five dancers from the San Francisco Ballet volunteered to come to the children’s hospital on their day off, performing an abridged version of the “Nutcracker.”
November 24, 2010
The social media-based fundraising campaign to raise money for UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital is in full swing with just weeks to go before it ends on December 16.
November 23, 2010
The San Francisco community will celebrate the holiday season at the 21st annual Macy’s Tree Lighting Ceremony, benefiting UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital.
November 19, 2010
The highly acclaimed musician and influential philanthropist Neil Young will headline The Concert for UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital on Wednesday, December 8, 2010, at the Nob Hill Masonic Auditorium in San Francisco.
November 10, 2010
Soft drink companies are well-positioned to help combat child malnutrition in developing countries because of their expanding business and extensive distribution routes.
November 03, 2010
As San Francisco prepares to celebrate the 2010 World Series champions with a parade today, UCSF’s Stuart Lustig explains why fans are so excited about the San Francisco Giants.
November 02, 2010
In response to her study published Nov. 1 in Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, Bonnie Halpern-Felsher, PhD, speaks to UCSF Today about how parents can better approach teens on the topic of sex.
November 01, 2010
Half of teens who have oral sex during the ninth grade will have intercourse by the end of the 11th grade, and most sexually active teenagers will begin engaging in oral sex and sexual intercourse within the same six-month period, according to findings from a new survey conducted by researchers at UCSF and UC Merced.
October 26, 2010
The UCSF Challenge for the Children, a collaboration with the online fundraising platform Causes.com, kicks off today (Oct. 26, 2010) as part of the groundbreaking festivities for the new UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay, site of the future children’s hospital as well as women’s and cancer hospitals.
September 29, 2010
A particularly aggressive childhood cancer can be fought successfully with far less chemotherapy than previously believed, avoiding harmful side effects caused by cancer drugs.

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