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10/31/2014
Christina Johnson
Do you make the most of your time with your doctor? Whether you see your doctor once a year during your annual check-up or more often to manage a chronic conidtion, it's a question you might want to a ...
8/27/2014
UC San Diego Health Experts
Should I take a daily aspirin to reduce my risk of heart attack? How do I help my elderly parents avoid falling? What is emotional eating? Our experts answer your health questions in this month’s Corn ...
8/26/2014
Scott LaFee
Talk about a double-whopper: We eat too much and we tend to eat too much of the stuff we should hardly be eating at all. A government diet advisory committee recently came out with a list of our mostl ...
8/18/2014
New York Daily News
Cites research by Kyung Rhee, MD
7/28/2014
The Atlantic
Features Kyung Rhee, MD
7/21/2014
A University of California, San Diego School of Medicine-led study suggests that parents of obese children often do not recognize the potentially serious health consequences of childhood weight gain o ...
6/23/2014
The New York Times
Features Rohit Loomba, MD
6/17/2014
Chemical & Engineering News
Features Adah Alumairi, PhD
6/16/2014
Telegram
Features Rohit Loomba, MD
6/3/2014
The Washington Post
Features Cheryl Anderson, PhD, MPH
6/2/2014
The Dispatch
Features Kristy Ward, MD
4/23/2014
A University of California, San Diego School of Medicine randomized controlled trial of obese adults with type 2 diabetes suggests that participants enrolled in a community-based structured weight los ...
4/23/2014
Reuters
Features Cheryl Rock, PhD, RD
3/24/2014
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Moores Cancer Center report that bariatric surgery resulting in dramatic weight loss in formerly severely obese women redu ...
3/5/2014
Jackie Carr
Minimally invasive surgery involves fewer and shorter incisions, which can mean less pain, shorter hospital stays and reduced scarring.
3/4/2014
Melanie Peters
Whole grains are the latest buzz in healthy eating. Here's a look at some popular grains, including some that are just coming to their own, with three recipes to help you incorporate them into your ev ...
2/14/2014
Attention modification programs, which train a person to ignore or disregard specific, problematic cues or triggers, have been used effectively to treat cases of anxiety and substance abuse. In a nove ...
9/25/2013
Scott LaFee
Diabetes is a public health issue, not just because millions of Americans have been diagnosed with the metabolic disease, but also for the many more millions who either remain undiagnosed or have sign ...
4/1/2013
Initial studies at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine indicate that a self-help treatment program for overweight children and their parents, guided by clinical experts, may be ...
3/28/2013
On Saturday, April 13 from 8 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., UC San Diego Health System is hosting an interactive conference in La Jolla, focused on women’s health. The event is free and open to the public. Fifte ...
11/19/2012
Jessica Logan
Eduardo L. Grunvald, MD, director of the weight management program at the UC San Diego Bariatric and Metabolic Institute, offers some tips to eating healthy during the holiday season.
11/9/2012
WTVF Nashville
Featuring Garth Jacobsen, MD
10/25/2012
The Bariatric Metabolic Institute (BMI) at University of California, San Diego Health System has been accredited as a Level 1 facility by the Bariatric Surgery Center Network (BSCN) Accreditation Prog ...
3/24/2012
The Atlantic
Featuring Santiago Horgan, MD
3/23/2012
KTLA
Featuring Garth Jacobsen, MD
3/9/2012
HealthCanal
Featuring Santiago Horgan, MD, Garth Jacobsen, MD, and Nikolai Bildzukewicz, MD
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