Features John Pierce, PhD
Receptivity to advertising for e-cigarettes, cigarettes and cigars were confirmed to be associated with those who would try the respective tobacco product within one year. However, receptivity to e-ci ...
Features Alan Shahtaji, DO
Up to 90 percent of lung cancers are linked to cigarette use — making smoking among the most dangerous of habits. A new UC San Diego Health lung screening program is helping smokers determine their ri ...
Background on head lice and how to treat the condition, with Christina Mnatzaganian, PharmD, an assistant professor in Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.
Features Mark Sawyer, MD
Features Mark Sawyer, MD
Features Richard Clark, MD
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine found a significant number of children across four regions in the United States were determined to have fetal alcohol spectrum diso ...
Yahir Santiago-Lastra, MD, a urologist trained in neuro-urology and pelvic reconstruction, explains why offering a transitional urology program can increase compliance with disease management and redu ...
Using advanced machine learning, a cross disciplinary team of University of California San Diego researchers developed technology that mined Twitter to identify entities illegally selling prescription ...
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 ...
It's back to school time, which means time for questions. We asked O. Douglas Wilson, MD, pediatrician with UC San Diego Health, to address some common queries.
One-third of American children are overweight or obese. Family-based treatment (FBT) has been considered the best model for the treatment of obese children as it provides both parents and children wit ...
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, with a cohort of clinical collaborators from across the United States, have demonstrated the impact of low and high birth weights ...
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.
Thirteen years ago, Natalie made a wish that inspired her parents to found the Cystinosis Research Foundation. With their support, UC San Diego researchers are now developing a stem cell-based therapy ...
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 ...
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.
The University of California San Diego School of Medicine Center for Community Health recently received a $3.4 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to increase affordable food ...
Features Wael Al-Delaimy, MD, PhD
Twenty-two University of California, San Diego scientists and physicians are among the 2015 listing of “The World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds,” an annual compendium of “Highly Cited Researcher ...
First introduced in the United States in 2007, electronic cigarettes have risen dramatically in part because they are popularly considered safer and more socially acceptable than combustible cigarette ...
Back-to-school means back to making school lunches for many parents. It’s a daily challenge to create a midday meal that’s both nutritious and tasty - here are some tips to help satisfy the lunch box ...
This month our experts talk about back-to-school health issues: vaccinations, adolescent sleep and heavy backpacks.
Features Janna Villano, MD
Features Aaron Schneir, MD
UC San Diego Health System experts offer safety precautions to help parents and guardians make Halloween safe this year.