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USCF Benioff Children’s Hospital and Partners to Receive $1.2 Million Grant to Advance Precision Medicine

A team at the Oakland and San Francisco campuses of UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals, UCSF, and UC Berkeley have been awarded $1.2 million o help advance precision medicine in the state.
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SF State Joins Groundbreaking Bioengineering Center

San Francisco State University will join a groundbreaking cell engineering center based at UC San Francisco (UCSF) aimed at adapting tools from engineering, the physical sciences and computer science to design automated machines around living [...]
Nataly Ortiz, a former patient at New Generation, criticizes UCSF's planned closure of the clinic at a public forum, as Ronnishia Johnson and others wait to speak. "Young Latinas and undocumented people still desperately need these services, and you are taking it away," Ortiz told UCSF officials. (Farida Jhabvala Romero/KQED)

Mission District Neighbors Vow to Save UCSF Clinic

  By Farida Jhabvala Romero, KQED.org   Facing a budget in the red and a loss of patients, UC San Francisco officials plan to close a beloved family planning clinic for low-income teens and young [...]
Bloomberg Moves To Ban Sugary Drinks In NYC Restaurants And Movie Theaters

UC San Francisco Launches Healthy Beverage Initiative

  By Kristen Bole, UCSF News   UC San Francisco is launching a healthy beverage initiative in an effort to align campus food and drink sales with the growing science about the negative impact of [...]
A UCSF dental resident gives a free dental screening to a child during a Sunday Streets fair in the Bayview, one of several annual outreach events for the local community. Photo by Cindy Chew.

Combatting a Dental Health Epidemic

By Scott Maier, UCSF News   In San Francisco, nearly 40 percent of children have experienced tooth decay by the time they reach kindergarten, and low-income kindergartners are eight times more likely to have untreated [...]
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Male RNs Make Thousands More in Salary Than Female Counterparts

By Scott Maier, UCSF News Male registered nurses (RNs) make more than $5,000 per year than their female counterparts across most settings, specialty areas and positions, according to a UCSF-led study, and this earnings gap [...]
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“Sugar Papers” Reveal Industry’s Role in 1970s Dental Program

By Kristen Bole, UCSF News A newly discovered cache of industry documents reveals that the sugar industry worked closely with the National Institutes of Health in the 1960s and 1970s to develop a federal research [...]