Q&A: Medical Student’s Sugary Idea Could Become Law

By Leland Kim on February 26, 2014

A UC San Francisco medical student thought of an idea that is now a bill, and could one day become law in California. Tom Gaither, a first year student at the UCSF School of Medicine, suggests putting the following warning label on sugary beverage containers that have 75 or more calories per 12 ounces: “STATE OF CALIFORNIA SAFETY WARNING: Drinking beverages with added sugar(s) contributes to obesity, diabetes and tooth decay.”

The Link Between Affordability of Food and Hypoglycemia

By Hilary Seligman, MD on January 14, 2014

A new study by UCSF researchers examines the link between the affordability of healthy food ingredients with certain health outcomes, such as risk for hypoglycemia among people with diabetes.

UC Medical Centers Play Role in Affordable Care Act

By on January 10, 2014

UCSF Medical Center is playing an important part in helping increase access to health care through the federal Affordable Care Act known as Covered California in this state.

Honoring Senator Dianne Feinstein's Public Service

By Sarah Paris on December 2, 2013

UCSF's Elena Fuentes-Afflick presented Senator Dianne Feinstein with the 2013 Public Service Award in recognition of her support of health research.