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2014-04-29 08:29:16

IfOnly Announces Sweepstakes With $10 Entries Benefiting San Francisco General Hospital SAN FRANCISCO, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Want to perform onstage at a private concert with Third Eye Blind? IfOnly, an experiential marketplace that donates its proceeds to charities, is hosting an online sweepstakes for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to perform onstage with Third Eye Blind during a private concert at The Fillmore in San Francisco on Monday, May 5. Made possible by Rothenberg...

2014-01-28 23:00:27

Latest ETV video features earthquake-resistant building, which literally rocks. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Sitting virtually astride California's infamous San Andreas Fault – the tectonic boundary between two massive geologic plates, the North American and the Pacific – San Francisco is no stranger to earthquakes. The City by The Bay and its surrounding communities were struck twice during the last century. The first one, in 1906, nearly destroyed the city...

MRIs Detect Brain Injuries That CT Scans Fail To Find
2012-12-19 11:40:05

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Scientists from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and the San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center (SFGH) recently discovered that hospital MRIs could help show signs of mild traumatic brain injuries that may not be seen with CT scans. These findings show that improved diagnosis could pave the way for better outcomes and treatment. The results of the clinical trial were recently published in the journal...

2011-10-05 22:18:02

Closures of hospital trauma centers are disproportionately affecting poor, uninsured and African American populations, and nearly a fourth of Americans are now forced to travel farther than they once did. In a new study led by the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), researchers examined changes in driving time to trauma centers, which have increasingly been shuttered in recent years. They found that by 2007, 69 million Americans — nearly one in four — had to...

2011-07-12 00:00:58

Dr. Amir Matityahu, Director of Pelvic and Acetabular Trauma and Reconstruction at San Francisco General Hospital will be seen in a story on surgery to repair a fractured pelvis on Tuesday, July 12th on KGO Ch. 7 News at 6:00 p.m.. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 11, 2011 KGO 7 News features Dr. Amir Matityahu and his patient Jenna who recently benefited from new surgical approaches and imaging technology used in treating accident injuries. The story is scheduled for broadcast on Tuesday,...

2011-02-07 10:40:00

Ms. Currin, CEO of San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center since 2009, leads the body that oversees health care services to over 100,000 San Franciscans. SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The San Francisco Health Plan's (SFHP) Governing Board elected Susan Currin MS., RN., CEO of San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center (SFGH), as its new Chairperson. SFHP provides affordable health coverage to low and moderate income families, offering a full range...

2010-03-15 15:13:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- A program designed to introduce young women to the fast-growing area of biotechnology has opened its application process to high school girls in the Bay Area. The Perry Outreach Program, which is taught by engineers and orthopaedic surgeons at San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center (SFGH), is a three-day intensive summer program that emphasizes hands-on lab work and real life surgery situations. Students also learn about force of trauma and...

2009-09-01 06:45:00

PASADENA, Calif., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) announced today that it received a contract from the City and County of San Francisco, Calif., to provide construction management services for the San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center Rebuild Program. The rebuild was approved by San Francisco voters in November 2008. They authorized the City and County to finance the project with $887.4 million general obligation bonds. In making...

2009-05-11 21:28:00

Progress in Breast Cancer Research and Care in San Francisco Award-Winning Actress Salutes Breast Cancer Partnerships SAN FRANCISCO, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Reese Witherspoon, award-winning actress and Honorary Chairman of the Avon Foundation for Women, today joined area breast cancer experts, survivors and Avon Foundation for Women leaders for a day of events to celebrate the 5th anniversary of the Avon Foundation Comprehensive Breast Center at the San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma...

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2009-03-11 08:01:32

'It is imperative that these barriers hampering adoption of personal health records be addressed' Interest in personal health records as an electronic tool to manage health information is increasing dramatically. A group led by a UCSF researcher has identified cost, privacy concerns, design shortcomings and difficulties sharing information across different organizations as critical barriers hindering broad implementation of electronic personal health records. The barriers are discussed in a...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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