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August 26, 2013
For 36 hours on September 11 and 12, members of the UCSF community will have an opportunity to share their bold ideas to map the future of the University by participating in a novel online game.
August 21, 2013
Patients who participated in a smoking-cessation program during hospitalization for mental illness were able to quit smoking and were less likely to be hospitalized again for their psychiatric conditions.
August 12, 2013
An international study on epilepsy has uncovered 25 new mutations on nine key genes that could pave the way to develop precise therapies for a devastating form of the disorder during childhood.
August 09, 2013
Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi came to UCSF to unveil California’s plan to implement the Affordable Care Act – the creation of a health care marketplace called Covered California.
August 07, 2013
UCSF researchers have developed a two-minute assessment tool to help hospital staff predict a patient’s risk of delirium, a change in mental cognition characterized by severe confusion and disorientation that can prolong hospital stays.
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.
August 02, 2013
UCSF School of Dentistry students hit the Sunday Streets event in the city’s Mission District last weekend to offer free oral exams to children.
August 02, 2013
In an effort to improve health outcomes in San Francisco, Mayor Ed Lee has announced the expansion and alignment of three successful community health collaboratives into one body, now known as the San Francisco Health Improvement Partnership.
July 31, 2013
Anemia, or low levels of red blood cells, may increase the risk of dementia, according to a new UCSF-led study that found people who were anemic had a nearly 41 percent higher risk of developing the condition than those who were not.
July 31, 2013
Pension issues are at the heart of the contract negotiations stalemate between the University of California and the union representing its health care workers, a top UC health system leader explains in an opinion piece published today. Jack Stobo, MD

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