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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.
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.
July 31, 2012
Christina Allen, MD, a surgeon at the UCSF Orthopaedic Institute, has traveled the world as the physician for the US taekwondo team, but her latest assignment at the London Olympics is a dream come true for someone who grew up watching the games and excelling as an athlete.
July 30, 2012
Mark Laret, chief executive officer of UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital, reflects on recent success and challenges ahead in a new video message.
July 30, 2012
The UCSF-affiliated San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center (SFGH) has joined the national campaign to support lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth by releasing its own "It Gets Better" video featuring personal stories by doctors, nurses and staff.
July 30, 2012
The sixth annual Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) retreat offered an opportunity for more than 250 people from across the UCSF community to focus on CTSI’s successes and challenges, as well as its evolution toward greater independence amidst a changing funding environment.
July 27, 2012
Suzanne Harris was a registered nurse, worked on a cancer unit and was a mother to a young child when she smoked. Today, she directs the UCSF Fontana Tobacco Treatment Center, which offers comprehensive smoking cessation classes and relapse prevention support.
July 27, 2012
UCSF School of Dentistry residents performed free dental screenings for dozens of children during a sunny Bayview Opera House Sunday Streets last weekend.
July 27, 2012
The brains of adolescents who smoke as little as two cigarettes a day respond to images of smoking as do the brains of heavily addicted adult smokers: with pleasure.
July 27, 2012
The UCSF Resource Allocation Program (RAP), which allows researchers to submit for multiple funding opportunities through one grant application, was established five years ago with the goal of streamlining the intramural award process at UCSF.

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