Arriving not quite in time, Jessica Salzman delivered her baby right outside the Emergency Department doors. Months later, the Salzmans got a chance to reunite with their care team to share their grat ...
Features Theodore Chan, MD
Features UC San Diego Health
Features Theodore Chan, MD
Features Josh Glandorf, director, hospital affiliations, Information Services, and Jim Killeen, MD
Features Judy Davidson, clinical nurse, and Robert El-Kareh, MD, MPH
Having a loved one go through a critical illness is a stressful and traumatic experience that may have lasting effects months after the patient is discharged from the intensive care unit (ICU). To imp ...
Features Anela Puljic, MD
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.
Features Linda Hill, MD, MPH, and Lisa Delano-Wood, PhD
Features Linda Hill, MD, MPH
In an effort to put the brakes on sobering statistics related to teenagers driving under the influence, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine will join forces with the S ...
Drug-related overdoses are the leading cause of injury-related deaths in the United States, surpassing motor vehicle accidents at 44,000 fatalities annually. In response, researchers at University of ...
In a massive analysis of DNA samples from more than 13,000 U.S. soldiers, scientists have identified two statistically significant genetic variants that may be associated with an increased risk of pos ...
Local philanthropists Gary and Mary West have provided $11.8 million to the University of California San Diego to create a state-of-the-art senior emergency care unit to be housed within the Emergency ...
Researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and University of British Columbia (UBC) have determined that, in mice, age diminishes ability to regenerate axons, the brain’s co ...
Cognitive and functional recovery after a stroke or traumatic injury requires intense rehabilitative therapy to help the brain repair and restructure itself. New findings by researchers at University ...
UC San Diego Health and the City of El Centro have entered the next phase of a comprehensive management services relationship with El Centro Regional Medical Center (ECRMC). Under a new agreement, UC ...
Texting a friend, using a GPS device or talking on a cell phone while driving – even hands-free – can put lives in danger. Distracted driving has emerged as a major transportation safety problem. To c ...
UC San Diego Health recently hired social workers to address the complex needs of high risk patients in the Emergency Department and establish a bridge to community services to decrease readmissions a ...
From comprehensive stroke care when every second counts to stitching deep cuts and evaluating flu symptoms, UC San Diego Health provides the highest quality of care when patients arrive through the em ...
A hospital visit may be a time of stress for patients and visitors alike. Volunteers can help ease the occasion, sometimes by offering an ear (to listen); sometimes by offering an ear (to scratch).
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.