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August 01, 2012
The Program for Investigation and Training for Careers in Health (PITCH) is a free, three-week summer opportunity for rising high school juniors in the San Francisco Unified School District.
August 01, 2012
More than 80 volunteers and staff from UCSF spent an early Saturday morning at the San Francisco Marathon keeping the runners safe from start to finish.
August 01, 2012
The San Francisco Hepatitis B Collaborative offers free screenings for Hepatitis B (Hep B) and low cost vaccinations for community members every other Saturday at the Chinatown Public Health Center.
August 01, 2012
Patients gather at the GLIDE Health Clinic to participate in a research-based program that works through the dual challenges of living with diabetes and mental illness.
August 01, 2012
The annual summit brings together more than 250 young women from 20 schools for a day to discuss issues most important to them. Topics ranged from building self esteem, avoiding teen pregnancy, and preparing for college life.
August 01, 2012
The UCSF National Center of Excellence in Women’s Health supports student-designed health and wellness programs across San Francisco, including a mentor group and yoga classes at George Washington High School.
August 01, 2012
Every Wednesday afternoon, nurse Teresa Corrigan leads a series of laughter and breathing exercises at the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine to improve health.
August 01, 2012
Women’s health is marking a significant milestone Wednesday, as a law requiring health insurance plans to provide new preventive care benefits officially takes effect.
August 01, 2012
As mothers have always known, a good night’s sleep is crucial to good health — and now a new study led by a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health & Society Scholar at UCSF and UC Berkeley shows that poor sleep can reduce the effectiveness of vaccines.
July 31, 2012
A brief therapeutic intervention called motivational interviewing, administered over the telephone, was significantly more effective than a simple "check-in" call in getting Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans with mental health diagnoses to begin treatment for their conditions, according to a new study.

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