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Recent Highlights from UC San Diego Health

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Conquering Colorectal Cancer

​Colorectal cancer is among the most deadly cancers in the U.S., second only to lung cancer in mortality rate. Learn more in this Q&A with Dr. Samuel Eisenstein

Flu Vaccine Available Now at UC San Diego Health

Protect Yourself This Winter

UC San Diego Health patients can receive flu shots by appointment at several primary care clinics and pharmacies throughout San Diego. See locations and schedules.

New Clinic in La Jolla Now Open

Our new clinic on Villa La Jolla Drive offers urgent care, pediatrics and OB/GYN visits, with free parking and easy access from the UC San Diego campus and surrounding areas.

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Free Seminar: The Latest in Breast Cancer Treatment

​Join our breast care experts on Tuesday, Oct. 25, to learn about new developments in genetic testing, tumor profiling and surgery. Register now.

Emily Santelices and Dr. Victor Pretorius at UC San Diego Health

Mother's Life-Saving Surgery Inspires Girl Scouts

One year after heart valve surgery, Emily Santelices can finally keep up with her kids. Feeling grateful and inspired, her Girl Scout troop is giving back to the community with a unique project. 

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Postpartum Depression Does Not Discriminate

​Erika and Mike Grimstead were surprised by the emotional tailspin that followed the birth of their second child. Luckily, our reproductive mental health team was there to help.

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