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5/18/2015
Time
Features James Sallis, PhD, and Kelli Cain, senior research manager
5/17/2015
For parents who send their kids to dance classes to get some exercise, a new study from researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine suggests most youth dance classes provide ...
5/11/2015
Covering Health
Features Elizabeth Rosenblum, MD
5/7/2015
Research shows you and your dog are inhabited by similar microbes. Now you can both participate in scientific studies to help UC San Diego researchers learn more about how living with a dog affects hu ...
5/7/2015
The foods we eat and the drugs and supplements we take can interact with each other. Anyone who takes multiple drugs should review their medication regimen with a pharmacist and doctor to avoid harmfu ...
5/7/2015
We need sodium to function but too much can be a bad thing. Americans consume too much salt due to a diet heavy in processed foods. To help with reducing your daily sodium intake, here are three less ...
5/7/2015
Constipation is a serious health problem that won't go away. Too little dietary fiber is the main culprit but here are 13 other causes.
5/6/2015
If your lack of sleep is keeping you awake, there’s good reason to be concerned. Maladies ranging from high blood pressure to diabetes have been linked to too few ZZZZs. UC San Diego’s Sleep Medicine ...
4/20/2015
KUSI
Features Wael Al-Delaimy, MD, PhD
4/15/2015
U-T San Diego

​Authored by Howard Taras, MD

4/13/2015
Medical Xpress
Features Eric Courchesne, PhD, and Karen Pierce, PhD
4/13/2015
U.S. News & World Report
Features Mark Sawyer, MD
3/30/2015
MPR
Features Christina Wierenga, PhD, and Walter Kaye, MD
3/24/2015
The Medical News
Features Christina Wierenga, PhD, and Walter Kaye, MD
3/9/2015
In a study published in the current online issue of JAMA Psychiatry, an international team of scientists, led by researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, report findi ...
12/11/2014
A new study led by researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine finds that the brains of obese children literally light up differently when tasting sugar.
10/13/2014
SanDiego6
Features Janna Villano, MD
9/5/2014
To help get the word out that alcohol and pregnancy don’t mix, volunteers with the Southern California affiliate of the National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (SoCal NOFAS) are handing out “P ...
8/14/2014
Today
Features Aaron Schneir, 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 ...
6/25/2014
Drugs have a shelf life. Make that, a health life. They decay, lose potency, sometimes even cause new problems when they get too old. Learn how to spot a drug gone bad and what to do about it.
6/17/2014
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have completed the first comprehensive survey of e-cigarettes for sale online and the results, they believe, underscore the co ...
6/4/2014
The President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition (PCFSN) has selected Kelley Thompson to receive a 2014 PCFSN Community Leadership Award.
5/19/2014
Adolescents with chronic diseases (ACD), such as cystic fibrosis, gastrointestinal disorders (including Crohn’s disease) and Type 1 diabetes, often find the transition of managing their health care ne ...
3/5/2014
Experts answer whether exercise makes you smarter, should you worry about fluctuating blood pressure and can you lower cholesterol with diet alone.
1/7/2014
Experts in the field of mindfulness will gather in San Diego from Feb. 7-9 to share the latest advancements in education, clinical care and research as it applies to the healthy development of youth t ...
1/7/2014
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 ...
12/11/2013
Feeling depressed after the holidays? Not sure when to take an antihistamine versus a decongestant? Wondering why your newborn is turning yellow? Our experts are here to help!
10/28/2013
UC San Diego Health System experts offer safety precautions to help parents and guardians make Halloween safe this year.
9/9/2013
San Diegans will be reminded of the dangers of mixing alcohol and pregnancy thanks to a beverage coaster campaign led by the new Southern California chapter of the National Organization on Fetal Alcoh ...

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