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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
Each year, more than 10 million Americans seek medical attention, often in emergency situations, for symptoms of intestinal blockages. Researchers at the University California, San Diego School of Med ...
4/30/2015
Researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine report a previously unappreciated phenomenon in which the location of injury to a neuron’s communication wire in the spinal cord — ...
3/5/2015
U-T San Diego
Features Richard Clark, MD
2/24/2015
U-T San Diego
Features Linda Hill, MD, MPH
2/11/2015
NBC San Diego
Features Linda Hill, MD, MPH
2/9/2015
San Diego Newscape
Features Bruce Zuraw, MD, and Marc Riedl, MD
2/9/2015
Researchers at the UC San Diego School of Medicine will share a $12 million grant with peer institutions across the United States to better understand the factors that influence the safety of older dr ...
2/3/2015
La Jolla Light
Features Stephen Hayden, MD
2/2/2015
Orange County Register
Features Linda Hill, MD, MPH
2/2/2015
Officials of the University of California, San Diego and Perdana University in Malaysia have announced a plan to collaborate on further development of the Perdana University Graduate School of Medicin ...
1/19/2015
KUSI
Features Alexander Khalessi, MD
1/12/2015
Becker's Infection Control & Clinical Quality
Features UC San Diego Health System
1/7/2015
UC San Diego Health System, in collaboration with Mount Sinai Health System in New York City, announced today the launch of a new project entitled “Promoting Innovations in Emergency Medical Services. ...
12/8/2014
The Washington Post
Features Jeffrey Max, MD
11/7/2014
Researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine are launching a new program to help businesses in the San Diego region end the epidemic of distracted driving and the suffering an ...
11/3/2014
KPBS
Features Jay Doucet, MD, and Michael Jackson, RN
6/25/2014
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
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.
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
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.
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
Listen to your body: sometimes it's trying to tell you something is wrong. Here are 10 symptoms you shouldn't ignore.
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 ...