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About Bladder and Prolapse Problems
Designed for women, this site contains information on urinary and fecal (bowel) incontinence, pelvic support problems (prolapse), and constipation. Includes anatomical illustrations of the pelvic floor region, a glossary, a FAQ, and information on male incontinence and bladder control problems.
University of California, San Francisco . The Women's Continence Center

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The Center for Craniofacial Anomalies
General information on clefts of the lip and palate and other craniofacial conditions such as hemifacial microsomia, "a condition in which the structures on one side of the face are smaller or underdeveloped and are not the same as the other side." Topics include feeding a child with a cleft palate and details about surgery. Includes photos.
the Center for Craniofacial Anomalies of the University of California, San Francisco , Children's Hospital

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Comprehensive Fibroid Center
Information on fibroids, "round muscle growths that develop within the uterus (womb). Fibroids are almost always benign (non-cancerous)." Covers the different types of fibroids, causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment (including myomectomy and hysterectomy). From the Comprehensive Fibroid Center of the University of California, San Francisco, a medical center "devoted to serving the specific needs of women with uterine fibroids."
University of California, San Francisco

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Department of Urology: Terminology
A browsable glossary of medical terms related to urology.
University of California, San Francisco . The Department of Urology

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Drug Industry Document Archive (DIDA)
Material primarily related to a lawsuit filed by a former Parke-Davis employee who "alleged that the company violated federal regulations by engaging in systematic efforts to promote the drug gabapentin (Neurontin) for uses not approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration." Includes marketing reports and internal documents and legal documents pertaining to the case (settled in May 2004). From the Kalmanovitz Library and Center for Knowledge Management, University of California, San Francisco.
University of California, San Francisco . The Kalmanovitz Library and Center for Knowledge Management

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Fatigue and You
Contains "information on coping with cancer-related fatigue as well as self-help strategies to manage fatigue." Includes a general definition of cancer-related fatigue, a guide to delegating tasks to others, and tips for conserving energy.
University of California, San Francisco . The Comprehensive Cancer Center

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Health Insurance & Disability Benefits
An overview of public and private health insurance plans and benefits, aimed at California cancer patients. Includes information on the general types of health insurance, extending group health insurance, and obtaining insurance with a pre-existing condition. Opens directly into a PDF document.
University of California, San Francisco . The Cancer Resource Center

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A History of UCSF
Includes a chronology from 1848 to the present; biographies of people that influenced the history of UCSF; background on campus buildings; brief descriptions of historical events ("The Sponge Case," "The Story of Ishi: A Chronology"); portraits of local historical figures (Daniel Coit Gilman, Adolph Sutro); and images of campus architecture and health care practices and research at UCSF. Includes bibliography. Searchable.
the University of California, San Francisco

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HIV InSite: Adolescents and Youth
Designed "to provide straightforward, unbiased, nonjudgmental, accurate, and timely information about HIV/AIDS to young people who are searching for answers on the Web." Includes FAQs, fact sheets, statistics, advice, interviews with teens, scenarios, interactive polls, and more.
University of California, San Francisco . The Center for HIV Information

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HIV InSite Knowledge Base
An "on-line textbook" exploring "the current state of learning regarding HIV/AIDS." Includes information on the natural science of HIV, diagnosis, clinical management and manifestations, infections and malignancies associated with HIV, transmission and prevention, and policy. A part of "HIV InSite," a website from the Center for HIV Information, University of California, San Francisco.
University of California, San Francisco . The Center for HIV Information

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Legacy Tobacco Documents Library (LTDL)
Contains "more than 10 million documents (50+ million pages) created by major tobacco companies related to advertising, manufacturing, marketing, sales, and scientific research activities." Offers basic, advanced, and expert searches of the document text and index fields (such as author, title, date, named persons and organizations) describing each document and its use in litigation, along with extensive search help documents.
the University of California, San Francisco

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Mount Zion History
Timeline of the early history of this San Francisco hospital, completed in 1899, and information on California health care in the 1890s. Features a video of the history of the hospital's founding in 1887 to the present.
University of California, San Francisco . The Medical Center at Mount Zion

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National Adolescent Health Information Center (NAHIC): Publications & Projects
A browsable and searchable collection of publications concerning adolescent health and health care. Includes briefs and facts sheets on a variety of topics.
University of California, San Francisco . The National Adolescent Health Information Center (NAHIC)

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Patient Education Resources
Information for cancer patients, family, and caregivers. Topics include caregiver and cancer-related fatigue; coping with chemotherapy; complementary and alternative medicine therapies; hospice; evaluating health information; health insurance and disability benefits; helping children understand cancer; nutrition; and communicating with your doctor. Browsable.
University of California, San Francisco . The Comprehensive Cancer Center

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The Patient Guide to Breast Care
An introduction to the "terminology, procedures, and treatments associated with breast care and breast cancer." Includes information on breast anatomy, breast cancer biology, self-examination, mammograms, reconstruction, mastectomy, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and recovery. Also features a glossary. From the Carol Franc Buck Breast Care Center, University of California, San Francisco.
University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)

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Smoke Free Movies
Explores "tobacco product placements and pay-offs in movies." Includes lists of studios, producers, directors, and actors and actresses who frequently use cigarettes in films, and current films featuring smoking. Also features tobacco industry documents, a bibliography of selected research on smoking in the movies, public and private statements from tobacco executives, and proposed solutions.
the University of California, San Francisco

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Synapse: The UCSF Student Newspaper
Website of this "student-run weekly newspaper" of the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Contains news and opinion pieces, and articles on food, entertainment, travel, and science. Also features listings of upcoming UCSF events, restaurant reviews, and a literary supplement of original "stories, poetry, essays, photography and fine art." Includes archive of articles from the past year.
University of California, San Francisco

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Tobacco Control Archives
A searchable collection of "papers, unpublished documents and electronic resources relevant to tobacco control issues primarily in California." From the Kalmanovitz Library and Center for Knowledge Management, University of California, San Francisco.
University of California, San Francisco . The Kalmanovitz Library and Center for Knowledge Management

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UCSF Department of Psychiatry: Psychiatric Conditions
A brief, browsable overview of adult psychiatric conditions as well as child and adolescent psychiatric conditions. Overviews feature facts about the disorders, signs and symptoms, treatment, research, mental help services, and related links.
the University of California, San Francisco

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UCSF Japanese Woodblock Print Collection
This digitized collection of almost 400 Japanese woodblock prints "illustrates a wide variety of health-related topics. The prints provide a window into traditional Japanese attitudes toward illness, the human body, women, religion, and the West." Searchable; or view prints by themes such as contagious disease, drug advertisements, and religion and health.
the Library and Center for Knowledge Management at the University of California, San Francisco

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UCSF Memory and Aging Center
The site contains general information on various types of degenerative brain diseases, including Alzheimer's disease, Huntington's disease, and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). Also features treatment information, common emotional and behavioral symptoms of dementia, resources for caregivers, and links to related websites. Available in Chinese and Spanish. From a medical organization with a mission to conduct research and to provide "care for individuals with cognitive problems."
University of California, San Francisco

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UCSF Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplant Program: Glossary
A browsable glossary of medical terms relating to bone marrow transplantation (BMT) for children.
University of California, San Francisco . The Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplant Program

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UCSF-Stanford Lysosomal Disease Center
This site provides general information about the rare lysosomal diseases such as Gaucher disease, Fabry disease, Hurler syndrome, and Niemann-Pick disease. "These inherited diseases are caused by problems in the lysosomes, compartments in the body's cells that contain enzymes (chemicals that break down other substances)." Also features newsletters from the center.
Stanford University and the School of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco

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What Is MS?
An overview of multiple sclerosis (MS). Contains information on causes and the role of the immune system; diagnosis; treatments including immunomodulating, immunosuppressive, experimental, and symptomatic; rehabilitation; health psychology and neuropsychology; and disability benefits and medical insurance. Includes illustrations.
University of California, San Francisco . The Multiple Sclerosis Center

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