CA First Responders Fight 'Frequent Flier' Abuse Of Emergency ServicesFirst responders in California are trying to tackle a crisis that impacts emergency crews across the country: "Frequent fliers" who tie up the system by calling 911 hundreds of times a year.
UCSF Patient Coughs Up Huge Blood Clot Shaped Like LungDoctors were stunned after a patient at UC San Francisco coughed up a six-inch blood clot that perfectly preserved the shape of his right bronchial tree.
New Study Shows Cell Phone Are Essential Lifeline For Bay Area HomelessThe majority of homeless people living in the Bay Area have cell phones or permanent access to a cell phone, which serves as an important lifeline to many services, according to a new study.
UCSF Researchers: 'Fentanyl Is A Tsunami'; Want Drug Classified As A PoisonResearchers at the University of California in San Francisco want to change the way we think of Fentanyl. In a paper published Tuesday, they called it a “contaminant, and a poison in the heroin stream."
UCSF Makes Breakthrough With Chemical Exposure StudyScientists at the University of California in San Francisco have discovered a new way to test people for exposure to potentially harmful chemicals.
Bay Area Girl Undergoes First-Ever Pediatric Heart Transplant At UCSFThe first-ever pediatric heart transplant at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital may have just saved a young Bay Area girl's life.
UC Campuses Admit Record Number Of Transfer Students For 2018-2019University of California officials say they've admitted a record number of transfer students for the upcoming school year, mostly from community colleges.
Woman Responding To Craigslist Ad Makes Life-Saving Kidney DonationA California woman is recovering after donating the gift of life to an ailing man who posted a Craigslist ad seeking a life-saving kidney.
UCSF Headache Center Finds Melatonin Helps Teens Suffering From MigrainesMigraines are surprisingly common among kids and teenagers but there aren’t many treatments. UCSF is recruiting teenage patients to find a new way to treat them.
UCSF Doctors Transplant Stem Cells Into Ailing FetusTo look at little Elianna as she quietly sleeps in her mother's arms, you would never know the high-tech life-and-death battle she went through the months before her birth.
Woman Reunites With Blood Donors Who Saved Her Life To Say 'Thank You'A Bay Area woman who nearly died while giving birth met the strangers who saved her life at a unique reunion with her blood donors at UCSF on Saturday.
Bay Area's First Baby Of The Year Born At UCSFThe first baby born in the Bay Area in 2018 appears to be a boy born at the University of California at San Francisco Medical Center at Mission Bay.