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11/3/2014
KPBS
Features Jay Doucet, MD, and Michael Jackson, RN
8/14/2014
Today
Features Aaron Schneir, MD
8/5/2014
CBS 8
Features Bruce Potenza, MD
7/21/2014
Medical Design Technology
Features Theodore Chan, MD, and James Killeen, MD
6/25/2014
UC San Diego Health System Experts
In this month's Corner Clinic, UC San Diego Health System experts answer questions about the best way to breathe, the healthiest way to grill, and how to treat burns.
6/25/2014
Scott LaFee
Vacations abroad are not suppoesd to be trips the hospital. Find out how to travel safely and healthfully, including tips on vaccinations and packing your medications from our travel medicine expert.
6/23/2014
La Jolla Patch
Features UC San Diego Health System
6/13/2014
U-T San Diego
Features Raul Coimbra, MD, PhD
6/2/2014
KPBS
Features UC San Diego Health System
5/26/2014
Tahoe Daily Times
Features UC San Diego Health System
5/16/2014
A heat advisory is still in effect in San Diego County with temperatures rising to more than 100 degrees in some areas. During this extreme weather, with the possibility of significant smoke pollution ...
5/15/2014
Michelle Brubaker
As part of UC San Diego Health System’s Interpreter Services, patients have access to MARTTI, a HIPPA-approved, two-way video and audio wireless connection to a skilled, certified medical interpreter.
5/6/2014
The Charlotte Observer
Features Raul Coimbra, MD, PhD
5/5/2014
Psych Congress Network
Features Michael Wilson, MD, PhD
5/5/2014
Physicians News Network
Features Kitty Bailey, MSW
4/28/2014
U-T San Diego
Features UC San Diego School of Medicine
4/14/2014
Reuters
Features Joseph Ciacci, MD
3/11/2014
Three weeks after delivering her first child, Amanda began to suffer from extreme fatigue, headaches, a tight chest and stomach pain. An initial diagnosis of pneumonia changed for the worse: Amanda wa ...
3/4/2014
Scott LaFee
Listen to your body: sometimes it's trying to tell you something is wrong. Here are 10 symptoms you shouldn't ignore.
1/7/2014
Michelle Brubaker
Mesa High School team physician, David Bazzo, MD, with the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, has implemented an educational program to teach young athletes and their families about concuss ...
12/4/2013
Expanding their efforts to keep citizens safe on San Diego roadways, UC San Diego’s Training, Research and Education for Driving Safety (TREDS) program announced today that they are launching a new di ...
11/26/2013
For the seventh consecutive year, the Training, Research and Education for Driving Safety program at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine has been awarded a grant from the Califo ...
10/28/2013
Michelle Brubaker
UC San Diego Health System experts offer safety precautions to help parents and guardians make Halloween safe this year.
6/11/2013
Emergency department overcrowding has been a major issue nationally for 20 years and continues to increase in severity. To address this issue, a pilot study has been launched at UC San Diego Health S ...
6/10/2013
Michelle Brubaker
UC San Diego Health System has opened a new state-of-the art Level 1 Trauma Center that will improve efficiency and save trauma surgeons about 10 to twenty minutes of resuscitation time per patient.
4/30/2013
Raul Coimbra, MD, PhD, FACS, is the only trauma surgeon in the western United States recently invited to be part of the Global Alliance for the Care of the Injured (GACI) – a World Health Organization ...
4/18/2013
Michelle Brubaker
Richard Clark, MD, director of the Division of Medical Toxicology at UC San Diego Health System, discusses reasons for increased venom toxicity and gives important information on what to do and what n ...
2/25/2013
Michelle Brubaker
Dedicated nurses like Karen Elizabeth Mitchell, RN, MSN, CMCN, work to ensure patients have the best experience possible from the time they enter our emergency department to when they leave.
1/3/2013
For the sixth consecutive year, the Training, Research and Education for Driving Safety (TREDS) program at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine has been awarded a grant from the ...
10/22/2012
The Regional Burn Center and Emergency Departments at UC San Diego Health System - along with the California Poison Control System - San Diego Division located at UC San Diego Medical Center - offer t ...
8/30/2012
Michelle Brubaker
Summer safety and prevention tips from our experts in the Division of Trauma, Surgical Care and Burns.