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Take a video tour of UC San Diego Health's newest option for childbirth. Jacobs Medical Center in La Jolla will provide the latest in advanced technology for pregnancy care and childbirth.

Recent News

11/17/2016
The average age of a woman giving birth for the first time has risen dramatically in the United States over the past 40 years, driven by factors like education or career. A new study by researchers at ...
11/9/2016
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, Texas A&M College of Medicine and the Omni-Net Birth Defects Prevention Program in Ukraine have identified a blood test that may h ...
10/28/2016
This month, we ask our experts’ advice about how to know when to go to the emergency department or urgent care, what’s considered a low risk birth and when to know if you need an Epi-pen.
9/6/2016
This month we discuss what to do when your child has outgrown a pediatrician, how to address computer vision symdrome, and what you should know about hot flashes.
8/18/2016
Concerns over the Zika virus have focused on pregnant women due to mounting evidence that it causes brain abnormalities in developing fetuses. However, new research in mice suggests that certain adult ...
7/27/2016
The number of women living to age 90 in the United States has increased significantly in the past century. Currently estimated at 1.3 million, this demographic is expected to quadruple by 2050. A new ...
6/30/2016
In this month’s Corner Clinic, our experts talk about why contestants from a television weight loss show regain the pounds, if women need to worry about toxic shock syndrome and if too much exercise c ...
6/9/2016
Progress in the fight against the Zika virus is being driven by researchers at UC san Diego Health.
5/19/2016
IBM's World Community Grid and scientists from Brazil, the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at University of California San Diego, and Rutgers New Jersey Medical School have launc ...
5/10/2016
A new technology in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at UC San Diego Health is able to predict the risk of life-threatening infections up to 24 hours before they appear in severely premature or ...
5/6/2016
For the first time, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have determined one way Zika virus infection can damage developing brain cells. The study, published May 6 in C ...
4/29/2016
UC San Diego Health has one of the lowest C-section rates in San Diego County. Having one C-section doesn't mean you will need one with future pregnancies. Learn more about C-sections and vaginal birt ...
2/1/2016
In a small pilot study, researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai determined that a simple swab to transfer vaginal microbes fro ...
1/27/2016
In response to low national vaccination rates for the human papillomavirus (HPV), Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health has joined 68 National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated cancer centers in ...
8/11/2015
Donald L. Durden, MD, PhD, pediatric researcher at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Moores Cancer Center has identified and developed a novel therapeutic target for neuroblas ...

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Our Physicians In the News
11/9/2016
HealthDay

​Features Christina Chambers, PhD

10/31/2016
San Diego Union Tribune

​Features UC San Diego Health

10/26/2016
KPBS

​Features UC San Diego Health

10/10/2016
San Diego Union Tribune

​Features Lisa Stellwagen, MD, and Jae Kim, MD, PhD

9/26/2016
HealthDay

​Features Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health

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