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The San Francisco Giants Could Become the First MLB Team to Ban Chewing Tobacco

A San Francisco city ordinance could make the Giants the first team in Major League Baseball to ban chewing tobacco on the field.

City supervisors voted unanimously on Tuesday to ban smokeless tobacco in playing fields throughout the city and specifically targeted baseball—a sport infamous for the player’s use of tobacco, according to a statement from the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, which pushed for the law. 277 more words

UCSF Study Declares Leonardo DiCaprio, Hugh Jackman, Robert Downey, Jr. Among The 'Smokiest' Actors In Hollywood

An anti-smoking group at University of California San Francisco has a study that shows which actors are the ‘smokiest’ in Hollywood movies. According to their data, some of Hollywood’s biggest names – Leonardo DiCaprio, Hugh Jackman, Jude Law, Robert Downey, Jr. 199 more words


15-11 Story 2: Smart Bandages


Synopsis: Hospitals and clinics often have to stock a huge variety of bandages and dressings to address the moisture needs of different kinds of wounds. 1,546 more words

Radio Health Journal Podcasts

Healthstyles December 18: Global Nurse Leaders & Innovators

Healthstyles on Thursday, December 18th is hosted by Barbara Glickstein and features interviews with two global nurse leaders innovating with new technologies that are having an impact in managing conditions, saving lives and reducing the health care costs.   395 more words


REPOST: Genetic Variant May Shield Latinas From Breast Cancer

This article discusses a recent study by the University of California, San Francisco which discovered a genetic variant present in one out of every five Latina-American women whose influence on estrogen receptor production seems to great lower its carrier’s risk of breast cancer. 715 more words

Sugared soda consumption, associated with accelerated cell aging

” This finding held regardless of age, race, income and education level “

Sugared soda consumption, cell aging associated in new study

UCSF scientists find shorter telomeres in immune cells of soda drinkers… 860 more words

National Institutes Of Health

Sleep affects potency of vaccines

10 AUG 2012
As moms have always known, a good night’s sleep is crucial to good health — and now a new study led by a UCSF researcher shows that poor sleep can reduce the effectiveness of vaccines. 608 more words

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