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5/18/2018
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and their collaborators have developed a technique that allows them to speed up or slow down human heart cells growing in a dish on ...
4/2/2018
Times of San Diego

​Features Thomas Hemmen, MD, PhD, and Alexander Khalessi, MD

3/29/2018
A recent data analysis conducted by the American Heart Association (AHA) showed that the Comprehensive Stroke Centers at UC San Diego Health exceeded national average treatment times and, as a result, ...
3/28/2018
ABC News

​Features Richard Garfein, PhD, MPH

3/12/2018
Health News Digest

​Features Lori Daniels, MD, and Robert Fitzgerald, PhD

3/7/2018
UC San Diego Health is the first hospital in California to use the fifth generation troponin test to diagnose heart attack. Approved in the United States in 2017, the more sensitive test can detect he ...
3/6/2018
Alexandra Salcedo, RD, shows us how to make a delicious dish of steam-grilled cod with chanterelle mushrooms in the newly opened Step Family Cardiac Wellness and Rehabilitation Center kitchen at Jacob ...
3/6/2018
Our experts discuss if Mother Nature affects blood pressure, what it means if you have lupus and the causes of hiccups.
2/27/2018
Today

​Features Cheryl Anderson, PhD, MPH

2/27/2018
Healio

​Features Siddharth Singh, MD

2/21/2018
La Jolla Light

​Features Joelle Coletta, MD, Pam Taub, MD, and Ulrika Birgersdotter-Green, MD

2/14/2018
Healio

​Features Ehtisham Mahmud, MD

2/14/2018
San Diego Union Tribune

​Features Pam Taub, MD

2/6/2018
UC San Diego Health has been selected by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) as one of 561 Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), ensuring as many as 10.5 million Medicare beneficiaries acr ...
1/24/2018
After a national search, Alexander Khalessi, MD, has been named chair of the Department of Neurosurgery at UC San Diego Health and chief of the Division of Neurosurgery in the Department of Surgery at ...
1/23/2018
Women who have polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), a common hormone condition that contributes to infertility and metabolic problems, such as diabetes and heart disease, tend to have less diverse gut ba ...
1/8/2018
Jacobs Medical Center at UC San Diego Health in La Jolla recently received certification from the Joint Commission to be a Comprehensive Stroke Center. This certification is in addition to the existin ...
12/21/2017
Our experts discuss secondhand e-cigarette vapor, the difference between a heart attack and heart burn, and the dangers of sampling makeup at the cosmetics counter.
11/20/2017
The UC San Diego Health International Patient Program was recognized as the 2017 Medical Provider of the Year by the International Travel & Health Insurance Journal (ITIJ). ITIJ recognizes leading hea ...
9/22/2017
More than 100 physicians from UC San Diego Health were named “Top Docs” in the annual San Diego Magazine “Physicians of Exceptional Excellence” annual survey. These physicians represent 45 diverse spe ...
9/7/2017
Two UC San Diego Health heart transplant patients recently had the unique opportunity to meet the families of their donors and are using the experience to shine a light on the importance of organ dona ...
8/8/2017
UC San Diego Health and its medical and surgical specialties have been recognized as among the best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report for 2017-18. The annual “Best Hospitals” rankings distingu ...
6/30/2017
Learn how to navigate online chats rooms to benefit your health, whether you’re looking for medical facts or emotional support, as well as how to protect your privacy while getting the information you ...
6/30/2017
How do hospital and health care ranking and assessment tools help consumers? We asked Chad VanDenBerg, Chief Quality and Patient Safety Officer for UC San Diego Health to help clear up the confusion.
5/1/2017
Every patient has a playlist. Here are 19 heart-healthy songs we think mellow the mood and mend the muscle.
4/24/2017
An Orange County resident is airlifted to UC San Diego Health in need of an emergency quadruple bypass surgery. Find out how technology and a multidisciplinary team saved his life when every second co ...
3/3/2017
Experts from the Healthy Eating Program at Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health demonstrate two DASH-friendly recipes that are delicious, nutritious, easy-to-make and far from DASH-boring.
12/22/2016
Rodney Fry, executive chef for UC San Diego Health, has two delicious, heart-healthy dishes to help you celebrate Valentine’s Day — and both dishes are on the menu for patients at Jacobs Medical Cente ...

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