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Holly Quan
August 03, 2020 - 8:51 am
Shelter-in-place orders have forced people to adapt to functioning remotely, but a University of California, San Francisco study out Monday suggests telemedicine is not the universal answer to health care, especially among older adults.
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A masked pedestrian pauses near the Amazon headquarters on March 10, 2020 in downtown Seattle, Washington.
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Holly Quan
July 28, 2020 - 11:05 am
It turns out that mask-wearing simultaneously serves as self care and altruism. While health officials have been urging us to wear masks to protect those around us, research out of the University of California, San Francisco suggests masks insulate the wearer more than previously thought.
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A baseball with MLB logo is seen at Citizens Bank Park before a game between the Washington Nationals and Philadelphia Phillies on June 28, 2018 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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Tim Ryan
July 27, 2020 - 2:23 pm
Could the outbreak of COVID-19 amongst members of the Miami Marlins be the start of the same throughout the sport? An infectious disease control specialist at University of California, San Francisco wouldn't be surprised if it doesn’t stop with just one team.
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A Junior Doctor holds his stethoscope during a patient visit on Ward C22 at The Royal Blackburn Teaching Hospital in East Lancashire, during the current coronavirus disease (COVID-19) epidemic, on May 14, 2020 in Blackburn, England.
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Matt Bigler
July 21, 2020 - 11:51 am
A new study from the University of California, San Francisco finds stress levels among ER doctors spiked during the early days of the COVID-19 crisis. The ER is already a stressful place under normal conditions - but in late March and early April when cases first started spiking, so did anxiety...
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Tim Ryan
July 02, 2020 - 4:05 pm
It should come as no surprise that along with the increased use of illegal fireworks around the Bay Area this year comes an increase in injuries. A San Francisco physician who treats those injuries told KCBS Radio they can sometimes be lifelong.
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Doug Sovern
July 01, 2020 - 6:37 pm
Just a month or two ago, California was being hailed as a "miracle," a model for the nation of how to keep the virus in check, remarkably spared the terrible toll the coronavirus pandemic was taking in places like New York.
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Doug Sovern
June 15, 2020 - 10:10 pm
California is quickly reopening more of its economy, even as the number of coronavirus cases continues to spike in many parts of the state. Meanwhile, large protests continue in the aftermath of the police killing of George Floyd, leading many to worry about whether those big crowds will lead to a...
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Police aims rubber bullet gun at protesters in Berkeley
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Matt Bigler
June 09, 2020 - 9:54 pm
It's estimated some two-dozen protestors have suffered serious eye injuries from rubber bullets in the past two weeks, which is why eye doctors at University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) are calling for a ban on the projectiles.
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Megan Goldsby
May 21, 2020 - 6:09 pm
UCSF has now sent dozens of health care workers to the Navajo Nation to help deal with the coronavirus outbreak there, They say the second wave of deployment is badly needed.
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Oxycodone is the generic name for a range of opoid pain killing tablets. Prescription bottle for Oxycodone tablets and pills on wooden table for opioid epidemic illustration
Tim Ryan
May 12, 2020 - 10:11 pm
The treatment of opioid abuse is a growing industry at University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), and the medical and nursing schools are turning out far higher numbers of students certified in the area.
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