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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

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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

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

Workers Plan 1-Day Strike At UC Hospitals

More than 21,000 patient care workers plan to target the University of California with a one-day strike on Wednesday.

11/18/2013

University Of California Board Votes On Napolitano Becoming President

Napolitano Proposes Tuition Freeze At 1st UC Regents Meeting

At her first University of California Board of Regents meeting as UC president, Janet Napolitano on Wednesday proposed a tuition freeze and announced several new initiatives.

11/13/2013

Beyonce performs during the Pepsi Super Bowl XLVII Halftime Show at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

Beyonce-Inspired Operating Room Dance Party At UCSF Goes Viral

Dr. Deborah Cohan, an obstetrician and gynecologist, at University of California San Francisco organized the the six-minute dance party set to Beyonce’s hit single “Get Me Bodied.”

11/07/2013

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SF General Hospital Worker May Have Seen Patient Found Dead In Stairwell

Investigators released new information Tuesday about a possible witness in the case of a San Francisco General Hospital patient found dead in a stairwell earlier this month.

10/29/2013

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