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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
July 29, 2013
A group of scientists convened by the National Cancer Institute and chaired by a UCSF breast cancer expert is proposing a major update of the way the nation approaches diseases now classified as “cancer.”
July 25, 2013
Adenoviruses commonly infect humans, causing colds, flu-like symptoms and sometimes even death, but now UCSF researchers have discovered that a new species of adenovirus can spread from primate to primate, and potentially from monkey to human.
July 25, 2013
UCSF will offer free dental screenings and health education in the Mission District this weekend as part of San Francisco's "Sunday Streets."
July 24, 2013
UCSF researchers are recommending six comprehensive measures to prevent the spread of hepatitis C for the estimated 31,000 young people who may be newly infected each year in the U.S. due to injection-drug use.
July 23, 2013
At the age of 43, top fitness trainer Ashley Selman was an unlikely candidate for a total hip replacement. But after doing extensive research, she found the best course of treatment for her hip pain at UCSF.
July 19, 2013
UCSF is piloting a video series designed to inspire and inform the campus community about the great work that scientists and scholars do every day that is part of the University's advancing health worldwide mission.
July 16, 2013
UCSF Medical Center ranks among the nation's premier hospitals for the 12th consecutive year and is the best in Northern California.

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