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UCSF Health @UCSFHospitals San Francisco, CA

A world leader in health care, we're proud to rank among the Top 10 hospitals in the U.S. Follow our children's hospitals @ucsfchildrens @UCSFBenioffOAK.

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Happy #4thofJuly from everyone at our hospitals! Please stay safe and keep up physical distancing and masking this… https://t.co/kcXkO7fhdd#ActsOfKindness can have a powerful effect, both emotionally & physically, research shows. @AP reports that many st… https://t.co/iz2ZWyIrlhAs #COVID19 cases increase rapidly in California, UCSF #InfectiousDisease specialist Dr. Peter Chin-Hong (@PCH_SF)… https://t.co/ufeWfPJJd0RT to congratulate Ted on the 1st anniversary of his double-lung #transplant! In 2015, he was diagnosed with idiopa… https://t.co/CnAepdmSdJ
7/3
2020
As #July4th approaches & Calif.'s #COVID19 cases rise, think twice about hanging out with friends, UCSF epidemiolog… https://t.co/OQb97jcITs"Decreasing the risk of spread of #COVID19 in jails and prisons decreases the risk of spread out in communities," U… https://t.co/x9AMkY41Ec
7/2
2020
UCSF & @GladstoneInst researchers have developed a "searchable, data-rich atlas of part of the developing human bra… https://t.co/u5qQPDbypa“Homelessness is a social determinant of health," UCSF's Dr. @mravenEM says. Screening for homelessness at emergenc… https://t.co/FCI5newhtj
7/1
2020
Help raise awareness for #ColonCancer screening & support Team UCSF in the 2020 Get Your Rear in Gear campaign! The… https://t.co/eeN0uutp23"Our leaders acted responsibly, & Californians mostly did too. But around Memorial Day, standards were relaxed," UC… https://t.co/1r1KImF2sb“Racism operates as a chronic stress that can lead to #ToxicStress on a biological level,” @UCSFBenioffOAK's Dr. Da… https://t.co/V4GHNDhQxR“The causes here are not genetic,” UCSF's Dr. @KBibbinsDomingo says of higher #COVID19 mortality rates in CA commun… https://t.co/6nTU4j9nad
6/30
2020
Scientists know that a traumatic brain injury (#TBI) can cause problems with memory, thinking & #depression. But a… https://t.co/PPRQP4M9MMWith deep sorrow we announce the passing of Dr. Bert Lubin, former president of our hospital, community leader & ti… https://t.co/M1Ur0bZYt3
Retweeted by UCSF Health @teenieGaby That is wonderful to hear, Gaby. Our best wishes to your family.
6/29
2020
A new forecast from @IHME_UW finds that if 95% of Americans wear masks in public, we could save 33,000 lives by Oct… https://t.co/yKldMFGlyEJoin @hoperugo @UCSFHospitals for live @gotoPER webcast Monday June 29th: COVID-19 and Cancer Care: What Oncologist… https://t.co/GImgsUPlaG
Retweeted by UCSF HealthSaturday is #NationalHIVTestingDay. It's a reminder to get tested, know your status & get treatment if needed. Lear… https://t.co/XKHRvfAXMM @teenieGaby We're so glad your family has had a good experience, Gaby. Our best wishes to you.Let’s prevent the #COVID19 #tsunami in CA. Pearls: 1)30% increase in hospitalizations & 20% more ICU admits 2) “ins… https://t.co/yQucfwhHyv
Retweeted by UCSF HealthFactors linked most closely with dying early include being a current smoker, a history of divorce or alcohol abuse,… https://t.co/Ef4lbrXhAV#COVID19 has made many people cautious about visiting the doctor or hospital. But it's important to keep up with ro… https://t.co/THdiAKV66l
6/26
2020
Older adults have been "gravely impacted" by #COVID19, and to exclude them from clinical trials for new drugs and v… https://t.co/KHsTH15sZZChristian is celebrating the 1-year anniversary of his kidney transplant! He has diabetes & had to give up his care… https://t.co/1bg4PavBlu
6/25
2020
@EvilDrWally Hi Walter, We are sorry for your concerns & would like to address them. Please call UCSF Patient Relat… https://t.co/EvfUxnjXRMPeople with inflammatory bowel disease could have a higher risk of developing #dementia, a new study finds. “We’ve… https://t.co/zcZXXWla7jExtremely picky eaters may actually have avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder, "meaning that their palates are… https://t.co/Gv44Bk6N2FThe maiden ⁦⁦@UCSFSurgery⁩ voyage of our new intraop PTH platform at ⁦@UCSFHospitals⁩! A lot of us are excited abou… https://t.co/PByupd13PA
Retweeted by UCSF HealthUnderstandably, many are hesitant to visit a hospital... but sometimes waiting can be much more dangerous. At… https://t.co/Qkhlyp8krV
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6/24
2020
UCSF scientists have learned how uterine cell DNA of women with #endometriosis is different from women without the… https://t.co/uyqQn0SCiOPeople living in poor neighborhoods have a higher risk for brain changes associated with #Alzheimers, a new study s… https://t.co/lBOo2llWYm
6/23
2020
June is #Alzheimers & Brain Awareness Month, to raise awareness about Alzheimer’s disease & other dementias. Do you… https://t.co/W5OvV4liX4“There’s no better link to really saving somebody’s life than donating an organ,” says UCSF patient Scott, who was… https://t.co/Sdmei81gku
6/22
2020
Dr. Larry Baskin & his son, Dr. Avi Baskin, are both UCSF urologists! Father & son both went to @UCBerkeley for und… https://t.co/FBa8ejkE4n
6/21
2020
This #FathersDay, check in with the older adults in your life who may need help. Many resources are available in Ca… https://t.co/DykHyAWiHq
6/20
2020
Today is #WorldSickleCellDay. #SickleCellDisease, a group of inherited red blood cell disorders, affects an estimat… https://t.co/PyAuAmv0iTCongratulations to SIR 2020 Fellow, Dr. Kanti Kolli! @UCSFHospitals @UCSFimaging @UCSF_IR https://t.co/XfGquIhaTF
Retweeted by UCSF Health#JuneteenthDay #BlackLivesMatter https://t.co/4SZd60nyPj
Retweeted by UCSF HealthI'll be on @nbcbayarea news at 5 tomorrow, Juneteenth to talk about racism in medicine and COVID. Tune in!
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6/19
2020
The whole ICU was in tears. Hugely grateful to our amazing @ucsfccm @UCSFNurse PallCare Chaplain & @csrc_tweets col… https://t.co/NdAKkYG2af
Retweeted by UCSF Health"Many of us have been worried that the #COVID pandemic has the risk of creating a second pandemic, which is the epi… https://t.co/VH2knSjPVoCongratulations to neurosurgery resident Michael Safaee! 🙌 Dr. Safaee received the 2020 Howard Naffziger Award, whi… https://t.co/gBW8AQ2Yqi
Retweeted by UCSF Health"Nursing homes are getting more attention & sympathy now than ever before... But I worry that it reinforces a narro… https://t.co/dyj1d1tljcUpcoming July 2, 2020 @NKFNorthernCA Virtual Journal Club featuring @UCSFHospitals @UCSFMedicine nephrologists… https://t.co/RctOfp38Tt
Retweeted by UCSF Health.@UCSFFresno & @ucmerced are partnering to address the Central Valley's doctor shortage. Their new initiative will… https://t.co/GyZL8VbTsZ
6/18
2020
@49ers That is awesome! Thank you for doing that.Congrats to Sheri & Robert, who were married yesterday in a @49ers-themed ceremony in our ICU after 20 years togeth… https://t.co/8NpGO0wxmCPalliative care historically focused on alleviating suffering at the end of life. Now, it's best practice & is used… https://t.co/a13L9B1ADZWelcome interns @UCSFHospitals Looking forward to meeting some of you on consult service next week! https://t.co/DZTScFwIRX
Retweeted by UCSF Health @TenaciousJess We're so glad you've had a good experience, Jessica. Sending you good wishes!As we safely reopen San Francisco, we are committed to continuing to follow the latest data and science. View our C… https://t.co/VR0cSHUNFz
Retweeted by UCSF HealthA fellowship at @UCSFmac helped inspire a unique #art project that paired artists with older adults. After spending… https://t.co/8gmDmzH25x
6/17
2020
Scientists at @ucsfpharmacy and @VUMC_MD have overcome a "major hurdle" in the development of the world's first imp… https://t.co/W1P7orEcBg @stevenaventi We're so glad you had a good experience at UCSF, Steve. Sending you good wishes.GREAT NEWS: Our hospitals in #Oakland and #SF again have ranked among the top hospitals for kids in the nation, acc… https://t.co/nt5RKJpqri
Retweeted by UCSF HealthGREAT NEWS: Our hospitals in #SF and #Oakland again have ranked among the nation's top hospitals for kids, accordin… https://t.co/6zMoVOR4zW
Retweeted by UCSF Health#LGBTQ women face a disproportionate burden of #cancer & additional barriers to accessing health care. Cancer facts… https://t.co/Yv7UkmWntp
6/16
2020
A new breakthrough in The Kidney Project supplies a key piece of the revolutionary artificial organ envisioned by c… https://t.co/TH0sZ9DH8g
Retweeted by UCSF HealthA new study links circadian disruptions to later diagnoses of #Parkinsons in older men. "Even small changes in circ… https://t.co/PQuNj5NQFT @BrandonHarami We're glad your family had a good experience at our hospital, Brandon. Our best wishes to you.
6/15
2020
#Art can change perceptions & understanding of aging. Next Friday, join an educational talk & virtual art exhibit t… https://t.co/occlY5AUqe
6/13
2020
Scott is finally getting back to his life after his second kidney transplant! Scott beat #cancer, made it through 5… https://t.co/Hx56LaqukKUCSF is the 1st system in the CommonHealth App! Available for download @GooglePlay - easy for people to securely co… https://t.co/OVrPVJLWQi
Retweeted by UCSF HealthAs good a time as any to announce SPHERE (Special Populations & Health Equity in Research and Education) initiativ… https://t.co/1GhXUAzabh
Retweeted by UCSF HealthMy favorite dermatologist @DermDocJenna just had her article published #BlackMedTwitter #CiteBlackWomen she’s makin… https://t.co/8CXZDZGG71
Retweeted by UCSF HealthA diet high in milk, sugary drinks, & fatty & sugary foods appears to be associated with #acne breakouts, a new stu… https://t.co/JfGUk6tRDfA new analysis from UCSF dermatologist @DermDocJenna finds scientific articles about #COVID19's effect on the skin… https://t.co/T2zdp2dvwL
6/12
2020
Nice to see @USATODAY piece by @UCSFHospitals CEO Mark Laret & @AAMCtoday CEO @DavidJSkortonhttps://t.co/GhrHDAAhSR
Retweeted by UCSF Health#COVID19 has disproportionately impacted people of color & affects several organ systems, including the skin. But n… https://t.co/wyvK3dXGiE
6/11
2020
People with small airways compared to their lungs may be at increased risk for #COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary… https://t.co/ZxpPrGHNd8Happening now - online discussion of how #COVID19 is disrupting cancer #clinicaltrials featuring our @HalaBornohttps://t.co/Ot36juvtKa
Retweeted by UCSF Health“If you need medical attention we are here for you, & we can safely provide care for you,” UCSF's Dr. Christopher C… https://t.co/lxcr8ACwk0Updated guidelines from @AmericanCancer suggest reducing consumption of alcohol & red meat, and exercising more. Lo… https://t.co/FngshmovVvThrilled to be named today as the next Chief of Endocrinology and Metabolism @UCSFHospitals. Honored to build on… https://t.co/O1rZJwyLeb
Retweeted by UCSF HealthPoor, disrupted #sleep can lead plaque to accumulate inside arteries, causing inflammation & putting people at incr… https://t.co/IeYe6xjum8Outstanding work from Charles Chiu @UCSF #ucsfPROUD Genomic surveillance reveals multiple introductions of SARS-Co… https://t.co/rkYpxv6BHM
Retweeted by UCSF Health#Probiotics, such as those found in yogurt or dietary supplements, don't have much of an impact on gut health in mo… https://t.co/t3i2UZQAeoUCSF Health CEO Mark Laret shares five ideas to help reform the U.S. healthcare system and fix fundamental flaws th… https://t.co/t1KLqjncmi
6/10
2020
#COVID19 has exposed many of the U.S. healthcare system's fundamental flaws. "We owe it to the nation & subsequent… https://t.co/NSQyv2CxQ4If you're having trouble with sleeping, pain or loss of energy, join "Yoga for Better #Sleep" next Tuesday. The onl… https://t.co/kIqof13yvv
6/9
2020
@UCSFChildrens @SFFDPIO @SFFFLocal798Our friends from @SFFDPIO Station 4 surprised Joy on her 7th birthday! #Firefighters raised a ladder to Joy's 6th-f… https://t.co/xwE3dsDm1V
Retweeted by UCSF HealthSalute the national leadership by @UCSF ophthalmologists in their call for end to #rubberbullets against protestors… https://t.co/ma6ayP2QiU
Retweeted by UCSF Health"Repetitive negative thinking" may increase your risk of #dementia & #AlzheimersDisease, according to a new British… https://t.co/DoJvGXqsaE @ritikamonster @NeurosurgUCSF We are sorry for your experience. Please send us a DM with more info, so we can pass this on. Thank you. @sebthedev Hi Sebastian, We are sorry for your concerns & would like to address them. Please call UCSF Patient Rela… https://t.co/kwTpoenjv2Alum Jenna Lester @DermDocJenna speaks on @scifri about need for dermatologists trained to diagnose #SkinOfColor &… https://t.co/gtWOAJ556K
Retweeted by UCSF HealthSuper proud of the @UCSF Emergency Medicine residents for developing this one page handout for our patients attendi… https://t.co/peFUHRg7xH
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6/8
2020
UCSF has hundreds of clinical trials, as our doctors & researchers constantly look for new ways to prevent & treat… https://t.co/WvqVQY9f3uFor people with vision impairments, finding accessible technology is extremely important. UCSF's Dr. Yvonne Ou desc… https://t.co/F41I7iUDPl
6/6
2020
Medical residents at our hospital and our Claremont Clinic knelt for 8 minutes and 46 seconds this morning, joining… https://t.co/GNghswZeqt
Retweeted by UCSF HealthI’m so proud to be part of @UCSFHospitals @ucsf where we welcome people of all races, religions, countries of origi… https://t.co/tD4dUDOf82
Retweeted by UCSF HealthTumors disrupt the immune system throughout the body, new #cancer research shows. “Our hope... is that results from… https://t.co/FYXsLn7uIC @DeShalila Thank you for this message, Shalila. Hopefully, you can tune into our UCSF Town Hall today on this subje… https://t.co/JjW65r0rLTMy favorite dermatologist @DermDocJenna was on @scifri today. Repeat of broadcast from Nov 2019 highlighting her S… https://t.co/IHlViGRUzF
Retweeted by UCSF HealthDr. @tomasrdiaz was part of a UCSF team of 25 doctors & nurses who spent several weeks working in New York City in… https://t.co/r21M95v9yA.@LeticiaRolonMD is featured here @UCSFHospitals video: Nosotros Estamos Aqui Para Ustedes / Here for You… https://t.co/glpAkDG0hx
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6/5
2020
Yesterday healthcare workers at our San Francisco and Oakland hospitals came together in solidarity. After listenin… https://t.co/H1BkZmnKNU
Retweeted by UCSF Health @jennyzhu We are working on it, but please feel free to DM us with specific questions, and we'll try to help..@UCSF researchers are learning why our brains fill in "missing pieces" we cannot see. UCSF's Andreas Keller descri… https://t.co/NYu6JrUCaX
6/4
2020

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