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Acoustic 4 a Cure

Local Rock Luminaries Join Forces To Find A Cure

Metallica, Sammy Hagar, Green Day and more team-up to benefit UCSF Children’s Hospital

03/18/2014

Embers from a construction fire in San Francisco's Mission Bay neighborhood spread to a building at the UCSF Mission Bay complex on March 11, 2014. (CBS)

5-Alarm Fire Spreads To UCSF Roof, Research Center Evacuated

The five-alarm fire at an apartment building under construction has now spread to nearby a UCSF Mission Bay campus building.

03/11/2014

Sofia Jarvis (center) appears with her family at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital on February 24, 2014. Sofia suffers from a rare illness that causes symptoms described as "polio-like." (CBS)

CDC Urged To Investigate Mystery Polio-Like Illness Affecting California Kids

Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer asked the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday to initiate a formal investigation into what has caused polio-like paralysis in about 20 children in California over the past 18 months.

02/27/2014

Sofia Jarvis (center) appears with her family at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital on February 24, 2014. Sofia suffers from a rare illness that causes symptoms described as "polio-like." (CBS)

Bay Area Family Impacted By Mystery Illness Speaks Out

Doctors continue to investigate a mysterious polio-like illness that has paralyzed at least five California children since August 2012. Meanwhile, the family of a young Berkeley girl who was diagnosed with the disease spoke out about her condition.

02/24/2014

(AP)

KCBS In Depth: UCSF Dr. Stanton Glantz On Smoking And The Tobacco Industry

50 years after the Surgeon General’s report labeled cigarettes as a cause of serious health problems, one UCSF doctor says the problem still persists because the tobacco industry remains politically powerful.

02/17/2014

Marijuana, pot

UCSF Researchers Test Marijuana-Based Drug To Combat Child Epileptic Seizures

Researchers at UCSF are on the cutting edge of testing a marijuana-based drug for the treatment of severe epilepsy in kids.

02/04/2014

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Executive Director Of San Francisco Based Non-Profit Offers Sound Advice On Health Care

While technology jobs continued to outpace the rest of the local economy, another leading sector contributing to robust growth is the health care industry.

12/30/2013

UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann (UCSF/CBS)

UCSF Chancellor Steps Down, Takes CEO Position For Gates Foundation

UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann will resign from her position to become the CEO of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, University of California officials said Tuesday morning.

12/17/2013

UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital at Mission Bay in San Francisco. (UCSF)

KCBS Cover Story: Previewing UCSF’s New State Of The Art Children’s Hospital

In just over a year, the most state of the art Children’s Hospital on the west coast will open in San Francisco, according the UCSF officials. The UCSF facility will replace an old, cramped out-dated space in Parnassus Heights.

12/13/2013

(CBS)

UC Med Center Strike Set; Essential Employees Barred From Walkout

The Public Employment Relations Board was seeking a temporary restraining order on Tuesday to stop a planned union strike for Wednesday at five University of California medical centers citing a threat to public health and safety.

11/19/2013

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