UCSF Medical Center

A wireless heart implant. (CBS)

Wireless Implant Allows Doctors To Monitor UCSF Heart Patient At Home

More than 5 million people had heart failure last year. A new implant lets doctors get medical data wirelessly, straight from their patient’s hearts.


University of California San Francisco. (UCSF)

Data Breach At UCSF, Personal Info For 9,000 Patients Compromised

The University of California at San Francisco is notifying more than 9,000 people that their personal data has been compromised after desktop computers were stolen from a clinic.


(L-R) Amber Riley, Kathy Griffin, Lou Adler and Renee Zellweger (credit: Steve Jennings/Getty Images)

Celebs Stepped Out For Show Benefiting UCSF Children’s Hospital

Hollywood-style glitz & glamour arrived at a SF fundraiser benefiting sick children…


The University of California at San Francisco Parnassus campus (UCSF)

UC Medical Workers Begin 2-Day Strike

University of California medical center workers in San Francisco and several other cities statewide began a two-day strike Tuesday.


The University of California at San Francisco Parnassus campus (UCSF)

Judge Rules Workers At UC Medical Centers Can Strike

A judge affirmed on Monday that some workers at the five largest University of California medical centers can go on a planned two-day strike starting Tuesday.


The University of California at San Francisco Parnassus campus (UCSF)

UC Hospital Workers Authorize Union To Strike

The union representing nearly 13,000 workers at University of California hospitals announced Tuesday that its members have authorized a strike amid stalled contract talks.


The University of California at San Francisco Parnassus campus (UCSF)

Workers At UC Medical Centers Hold Strike Vote

Pension reform and staffing levels are the big issues as thousands of workers at the University of California’s five medical centers vote on a potential strike.


Prostate Cancer. (AP)

HealthWatch: Exercise May Help Prostate Cancer Patients Live Longer

New Bay Area research shows how certain exercise may actually help men with prostate cancer live a long, healthier life.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–06/21/2011

Dr. Ephraim Engleman turned 100 in 2011 and practices rheumatology at UCSF Medical Center. (CBS)

HealthWatch: 100-Year-Old Doctor Still Practicing Medicine At UCSF

When you pick a doctor, you want one with experience. Dr. Ephraim Engleman has a century’s worth of experience living on this planet.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–03/21/2011


Bay Area Hospitals Fined For Safety Violations

The California Department of Public health announced on Friday that three Bay Area hospitals have been fined and penalized for making serious errors.



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