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Imperial Valley News
Features Karen Pierce, PhD
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is now estimated to impact one in every 68 children born in the United States. A new 5-year, $5.1 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) seeks ...
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, in partnership with ViaCyte, Inc., a San Diego-based biotechnology firm specializing in regenerative medicine, have launched ...
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 ...
Michelle Brubaker
The smallest baby born at UC San Diego Health System turns one and reaches big milestones. Born 11 ounces, Alexis Clarke spent eight months in the NICU. Now, she is 14 pounds, walking and showing off ...
New York Daily News
Cites research by Kyung Rhee, MD
Features Aaron Schneir, MD
Features Alan Shahtaji, DO
CBS San Diego
Features Shehla Admani, DO
The Atlantic
Features Kyung Rhee, MD
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 ...
Scott LaFee
Experts say eat vegetables, drink milk and have an apple with that tuna fish sandwich. It’s good advice to hear, see, taste, touch and smell.
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.
Melanie Peters
You can smell it in the air: It's the season of the backyard barbeque. But there are some health concerns. Here are some recipes that capture the thrill of the grill with less chance of the ill.
Christina Johnson
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.
Yadira Galindo
While an increasing number of women are delaying motherhood until their late-30s and 40s, human biology keeps a timetable. Fertility specialists at UC San Diego Health System employ the latest technol ...
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 ...
USA Today
Features Shu-Hong Zhu, PhD
Los Angeles Times
Features Lorraine Hobbs, director, Youth and Family Programs
U-T San Diego
Features Mark Sawyer, MD
The President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition (PCFSN) has selected Kelley Thompson to receive a 2014 PCFSN Community Leadership Award.
Features Jeannie Huang, MD
Features Jeannie Huang, MD
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 ...
Live Science
Features Walter Kaye, MD
U-T San Diego
Features Roxanne Rockwell, director, Intensive Family Therapy Program
UC San Diego Health System Experts
Experts answer whether exercise makes you smarter, should you worry about fluctuating blood pressure and can you lower cholesterol with diet alone.
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 ...
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 ...
UC San Diego Health System Experts
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!
Michelle Brubaker
UC San Diego Health System experts offer safety precautions to help parents and guardians make Halloween safe this year.
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 ...
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 ...

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