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April Is Sexual Assault Awareness Month — Together, We Can Fight Rape and Sexual Violence

April Is Sexual Assault Awareness Month — Together, We Can Fight Rape and Sexual Violence

The statistics regarding rape and sexual assault are dire, but there is still hope. Together, we can reduce the prevalence of sexual violence in our communities. Read this article to learn more.

The Importance of Primary Care Physicians in Technology-Driven Healthcare Environments

The Importance of Primary Care Physicians in Technology-Driven Healthcare Environments

In this article, we discuss the graying line between technology and healthcare and the importance of your primary care physician as technology becomes more prominent throughout the patient journey.

Nearly Half of All People With Food Allergies Develop Them as Adults

Nearly Half of All People With Food Allergies Develop Them as Adults

While the number of adults with food allergies is relatively low, almost half of them developed their allergies after childhood. In this article, we explain the basics of food allergies and discuss what you should do if you suffer an allergic reaction.

Fight Back When Spring Allergies Attack

Fight Back When Spring Allergies Attack

When spring allergies attack, the symptoms can feel overwhelming. This year, fight back with these simple steps.

UCSF Staff Using Electronic Health Records to Curb C. diff Infection

UCSF Staff Using Electronic Health Records to Curb C. diff Infection

C. diff is a dangerous hospital-acquired infection that can lead to life-threatening inflammation of the colon. To decrease instances of C. diff, UCSF Informatics employees are using electronic health records to track the sources of the bacteria.

Endometriosis Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

Endometriosis Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

Endometriosis is a painful disorder found exclusively in women that can lead to fertility problems. If you experience painful periods, intense abdominal cramps, discomfort following intercourse, or other symptoms, you should visit your OB/GYN for a physical exam and ultrasound.

It’s Official! We’ve Launched the MyCanopyHealth Mobile App and Member Portal

It’s Official! We’ve Launched the MyCanopyHealth Mobile App and Member Portal

Recently, we launched the MyCanopyHealth mobile app and member portal, which will improve your healthcare experience and streamline your access to refreshingly clear, human care.

Celebrate American Heart Month By Increasing Your Physical Activity

Celebrate American Heart Month By Increasing Your Physical Activity

February is American Heart Month, and we encourage everyone to increase their daily physical activity and make smart dietary choices.

Help Yourself Heal After a Breakup With These 6 Tips

Help Yourself Heal After a Breakup With These 6 Tips

If you’re struggling to move forward after a divorce or breakup and you find that Valentine’s Day or other things are reminding you of what you’ve lost, you might need a little help to get through.

April Is Sexual Assault Awareness Month — Together, We Can Fight Rape and Sexual Violence

April Is Sexual Assault Awareness Month — Together, We Can Fight Rape and Sexual Violence

The statistics regarding rape and sexual assault are dire, but there is still hope. Together, we can reduce the prevalence of sexual violence in our communities. Read this article to learn more.

The Importance of Primary Care Physicians in Technology-Driven Healthcare Environments

The Importance of Primary Care Physicians in Technology-Driven Healthcare Environments

In this article, we discuss the graying line between technology and healthcare and the importance of your primary care physician as technology becomes more prominent throughout the patient journey.

Nearly Half of All People With Food Allergies Develop Them as Adults

Nearly Half of All People With Food Allergies Develop Them as Adults

While the number of adults with food allergies is relatively low, almost half of them developed their allergies after childhood. In this article, we explain the basics of food allergies and discuss what you should do if you suffer an allergic reaction.

Fight Back When Spring Allergies Attack

Fight Back When Spring Allergies Attack

When spring allergies attack, the symptoms can feel overwhelming. This year, fight back with these simple steps.

UCSF Staff Using Electronic Health Records to Curb C. diff Infection

UCSF Staff Using Electronic Health Records to Curb C. diff Infection

C. diff is a dangerous hospital-acquired infection that can lead to life-threatening inflammation of the colon. To decrease instances of C. diff, UCSF Informatics employees are using electronic health records to track the sources of the bacteria.

Endometriosis Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

Endometriosis Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

Endometriosis is a painful disorder found exclusively in women that can lead to fertility problems. If you experience painful periods, intense abdominal cramps, discomfort following intercourse, or other symptoms, you should visit your OB/GYN for a physical exam and ultrasound.

It’s Official! We’ve Launched the MyCanopyHealth Mobile App and Member Portal

It’s Official! We’ve Launched the MyCanopyHealth Mobile App and Member Portal

Recently, we launched the MyCanopyHealth mobile app and member portal, which will improve your healthcare experience and streamline your access to refreshingly clear, human care.

Celebrate American Heart Month By Increasing Your Physical Activity

Celebrate American Heart Month By Increasing Your Physical Activity

February is American Heart Month, and we encourage everyone to increase their daily physical activity and make smart dietary choices.

Help Yourself Heal After a Breakup With These 6 Tips

Help Yourself Heal After a Breakup With These 6 Tips

If you’re struggling to move forward after a divorce or breakup and you find that Valentine’s Day or other things are reminding you of what you’ve lost, you might need a little help to get through.

End of Life Planning

End of Life Planning

It's never too soon to start talking about end of life planning.

Childbirth Preparation

Childbirth Preparation

Congratulations on your new addition! Here are a few tips on how to prepare for your new baby's arrival.

Diabetes Awareness and Management

Diabetes Awareness and Management

Diabetes Awareness and Management