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Jefferson Award winner Laura Escobosa (CBS)

Jefferson Award Winner Travels The Globe So That Doctors Can Change Lives

For coordinating the humanitarian missions of Operation Rainbow and changing the lives of children around the world, this week’s Jefferson Award in the Bay Area goes to Laura Escobosa.

02/20/2013

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UCSF Shuttle Driver Pleads Not Guilty In Fatal Crash

A University of California at San Francisco shuttle bus driver pleaded not guilty Tuesday to a misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter charge stemming from a July crash that killed a doctor on board, prosecutors said.

02/14/2012

Jesus Navarro, who suffers from kidney failure, holds his 3-year-old daughter (CBS)

Undocumented Oakland Father Denied Life-Saving Surgery

Jesus Navarro needs a transplant. He has insurance, and his wife wants to donate a kidney, but University of California, San Francisco won’t do the transplant.

02/06/2012

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UCSF Shuttle Driver Facing Manslaughter Charges In Deadly Crash

A University of California at San Francisco shuttle bus driver has been charged with misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter for allegedly running a red light and causing a crash in July that killed a doctor on board, prosecutors said Thursday.

01/19/2012

10 Ways To Cancer-Proof Your Breasts

HealthWatch: UCSF Study Helps Demystify Alcohol Addiction

For the first time, researchers have demonstrated the effect of alcohol on the human brain – a discovery that may lead to better treatments for alcohol addiction.

01/11/2012

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HealthWatch: Better Health May Depend On Re-Wiring Primitive Brain

Bay Area researchers say the key to finding a diet you can stick to and improving overall health may be in retraining your brain.

11/08/2011

Chemicals In California Household Items Pose Risk To Pregnant Women

Chemicals commonly found in furniture, clothing, carpets and other household items in California could be a health risk for pregnant women.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/10/2011

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UCSF Shuttle Buses To Have Seatbelts Following Deadly Crash

Seatbelts will be installed on all University of California at San Francisco shuttle buses following a crash last week that killed a psychiatrist and associate professor.

CBS San Francisco–07/20/2011

UCSF Associate Prof. Kevin Mack (photo courtesy UCSF)

Memorial Set For Doctor Killed In UCSF Shuttle Bus Crash

Memorial services are planned this week to honor the University of California at San Francisco psychiatrist and associate professor who died in a shuttle bus crash last Thursday.

CBS San Francisco–07/18/2011

San Francisco crash, big-rig, UCSF shuttle bus

Shuttle Bus Driver May Have Run Light In Fatal SF Crash

The driver of a University of California at San Francisco shuttle bus that collided with a big-rig on Octavia Boulevard Thursday morning may have ran a red light, police said Friday.

CBS San Francisco–07/15/2011

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