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Wednesday Apr 16 | Business Wire

KB Home Scores Great San Francisco Location with Latest Land Buy at Bush Street

Located in Lower Pacific Heights, KB Home's Bush Street represents a rare opportunity for new homeownership in this popular and well-established neighborhood.

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Related Topix: Construction, KB Home, Pacific Heights (San Francisco, CA), SoMa (San Francisco, CA), San Francisco, CA, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

Mon Mar 31, 2014

EurekAlert!

Poor sleep quality linked to cognitive decline in older men

A new study of older men found a link between poor sleep quality and the development of cognitive decline over three to four years.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, San Francisco, CA, UC San Francisco, UC San Diego

Times-Standard

Hospital asks patients to get tested for diseases

A San Francisco hospital has asked nearly 200 patients to get tested for HIV, hepatitis and other blood-borne diseases after it failed to properly sterilize equipment.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

Pleasanton Weekly

San Francisco hospital asks recent patients to get tested for HIV

Anyone who was a patient recently at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco may want to get tested for HIV and other infectious Instruments, used to examine the lungs and digestive tract, were washed by hand and processed through a decontaminator reaching temperatures of more than 200 degrees, hospital spokesman Dean "We have since ... (more)

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Related Topix: Hospital Administration, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Infectious Diseases

Fri Mar 28, 2014

CBS Local

Some CPMC Patients Urged To Get HIV Tests After Equipment Improperly Sterilized

Some patients at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco have been warned to get tested for HIV and other infectious diseases after hospital officials learned some equipment was improperly sterilized, a hospital spokesman said Friday.

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Related Topix: Hospital Administration, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Infectious Diseases

SFGate

SF patients told of disease risk after equipment not fully sterilized

Letters were sent earlier this week to 198 patients who underwent procedures using a rigid bronchoscope, laryngoscope or esophagoscope at the hospital's California campus on California Street from July 2010 to February this year.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, San Francisco, CA, Infectious Diseases

Business Journal

Deal of the year: CPMC rebuild

"There was a time when we were thinking of putting the hospital on a boat," joked CPMC CEO Warren Browner, right, referring to challenges in getting the hospital approved.

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Related Topix: Hospital Administration, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

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