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May 12, 2004
As the warmer months arrive, oil-filled lamps and torches begin to light up patios and backyards, and people use lighter fluids for charcoal barbecues. Consumers often fail to ensure that oil and lighter fluid containers are properly sealed and out of children's reach.
May 12, 2004
About breast cancer and underserved San Francisco women: * Women in the Bay Area at large are twice as likely as those diagnosed at SFGHMC to have their cancer caught early. * Fewer than 15 percent of new breast cancer cases at SFGHMC are diagnosed as a result of breast screening. * Breast cancer—the most common cancer among Bay Area and US women—killed 833 women in the Bay Area in 2000 and was diagnosed in 4500 more. The new Avon Comprehensive Breast Care Center at SF General Hospital Medical Center will:
May 11, 2004
Public health experts will tackle the complexities of breast cancer and the medically underserved in a day-long symposium May 14 at the Golden Gate Club in the Presidio of San Francisco.
May 11, 2004
The human heart confounds logic by starting to beat before it is fully formed -- a developmental oddity shared by all vertebrate hearts
May 07, 2004
## Lectures and Learning ## Thursday, June 10 INTEGRATIVE PSYCHIATRY: HOLISTIC HEALING FOR THE MIND: A noontime lecture presented by Sudha Prathikanti, MD. Noon. Bring a lunch. Free. The Osher Center for Integrative Medicine at UCSF, 1701 Divisadero Street, Suite 150, San Francisco. (415) 353-7700.
May 06, 2004
A new imaging center for breast cancer detection will celebrate its dedication and grand opening on May 13 at San Francisco General Hospital Medical Center.
April 29, 2004
Middle-aged patients with several risk factors for heart disease are twice as likely to develop dementia in old age as middle-aged patients with only one risk factor, according to a study that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology 56th Annual Meeting ...
April 28, 2004
A sculpture by world renowned artist Richard Serra has been commissioned for the main gateway to the UCSF Mission Bay campus as part of its public arts program.
April 27, 2004
Pap smears and mammography screening should be targeted at healthy older women and avoided by older women in poor health, in whom risks of screening outweigh potential benefits, according to a study by UCSF researchers at the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center (SFVAMC).
April 26, 2004
Signaling an important milestone in its pioneering stem cell efforts, UCSF School of Medicine has announced the first director of its Developmental and Stem Cell Biology Program.