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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.
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.

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