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Opioid Prescriptions Affected by Computer Settings

Researchers found that when default settings, showing a preset number of opioid pills, were modified downward, physicians prescribed fewer pills. Fewer pills could improve prescription practices and protect patients from developing opioid addictions.

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UCSF Wins 8 Regional CASE Awards in 2020 for Communications Excellence

The awards include a Grand Gold award for the UCSF.edu redesign, three Gold awards, three Silver awards and a Bronze award for work from across the Office of Communications, Community and Government Relations, and University Development and Alumni Relations (UDAR).

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UCSF Releases Report on Hunters Point Naval Shipyard Testing Protocols

Scientists from UCSF, UC Berkeley and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have concluded an independent review of the appropriateness of the radiation testing protocols used by the California Department of Public Health and the U.S. Navy to assess radiation contamination at the Hunters Point Shipyard.

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Single-Payer Systems Likely to Save Money in US, Analysis Finds

A single payer healthcare system would save money over time, likely even during the first year of operation, according to nearly two dozen analyses of national and statewide single payer proposals made over the past 30 years.