As Prescribed

As Prescribed

As Prescribed

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KCBS Radio in partnership with UCSF presents “As Prescribed,” a weekly conversation with leading medical experts at UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals.
  1. May 06, 2021
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    As Prescribed: Signs a loved one is having a stroke
    Could you tell if your loved one was having a stroke?Dr. Anthony Kim, Associate Professor of Neurology and head of the UCSF Stroke Center, told KCBS Radio's Kathy Novak on "As Prescribed" that those most at ris…
  2. April 29, 2021
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    As Prescribed: Why an STD is causing a rise in throa…
    It's Oral Cancer Month. Over 54,000 Americans will be diagnosed this year and only just over half will survive. For more, KCBS Radio's Kathy Novak talked with Dr. Patrick Ha, Chief of Head and Neck Oncologic Su…
  3. April 22, 2021
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    As Prescribed: Home hacks to keep older Americans ou…
    About one-third of COVID-19 related deaths are linked to nursing homes. There's a higher risk of death and the disease spreads more quickly in settings where more people are congregating. Many are wondering, sh…
  4. April 15, 2021
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    As Prescribed: How adding a five-minute walk to your…
    If you need a little nudge to remind you to get up and move around a bit more, here’s some motivation: Even just a little bit of exercise can help prevent many different kinds of cancer. For more, KCBS Radio's…
  5. April 08, 2021
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    As Prescribed: Another sign the pandemic is fading -…
    Almost 50,000 COVID-19 cases have been confirmed across California’s prison system since last year. Today, the number of active cases is around 20. For more, KCBS Radio's Kathy Novak discussed with Dr. Leah Ror…
  6. April 01, 2021
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    As Prescribed: Doctors see rise in amputation rates…
    Cases of diabetes are on the rise and California has the highest number of new cases in the country. Doctors, like UCSF's Dr. Michael Conte, are warning this trend is also leading to more amputations. He discus…
  7. March 25, 2021
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