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11/17/2016
UC San Diego Health will open Jacobs Medical Center, a 245-bed medical and surgical specialty hospital, on November 20, 2016. Named in recognition of $100 million in gifts from Joan and Irwin Jacobs, ...
11/2/2016
San Diego Union Tribune

​Features David Bazzo, MD

10/25/2016
While astronauts on long space missions do not experience a change in spinal disc height, the muscles supporting the spine weaken, find researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medi ...
10/5/2016
KUSI

​Features Catherine Robertson, MD

10/3/2016
San Diego Magazine

​Features Michael Kurisu, DO

9/13/2016
KUSI

​Features Alan Shahtaji, DO

8/15/2016
CW6

​Features Catherine Robertson, MD

8/8/2016
NBC San Diego

​Features Catherine Robertson, MD

8/4/2016
CW 6

​Features Matthew Meunier, MD

8/3/2016
KPBS

​Features Sonya Ahmed, MD

8/2/2016
Ranked No. 1 in San Diego, UC San Diego Health and its hospitals have been recognized among the best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report for 2016-17. The annual U.S. News & World Report “Best Ho ...
6/22/2016
Observer

​Features Lawrence Goldstein, PhD

6/10/2016
Researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine, with colleagues in Pennsylvania and China, report that not only are there distinct differences in key cellular processes and m ...
5/3/2016
Sacramento Bee

​Features Steve Garfin, MD

4/29/2016
Learn from a sports medicine dietician which nutritional supplements can be safely used to enhance athletic performance.
4/11/2016
San Diego Union Tribune

​Features Suraj Achar, MD

3/31/2016
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 ...
3/28/2016
Writing in Nature Medicine, researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, with colleagues in Japan and Wisconsin, report that ...
3/24/2016
KUSI

​Features Alan Shahtaji, DO

3/23/2016
10News

​Features Robyn Stuhr, program director, Sports Medicine

2/24/2016
In this month’s Corner Clinic, our experts tackle adult ADHD, if and when to take the car keys away from elderly drivers and which post-workout recovery drinks work best.
2/1/2016
Times of San Diego

​Features Sonya Ahmed, MD

9/29/2015
The votes are in and 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 rep ...
6/25/2015
Should I worry about soccer-related head injuries? What does having dense breasts mean for my health? How can I avoid eye damage during the summer? Our experts answer your health questions in this mon ...
5/6/2015
I sit a lot at work – should I get a standing desk? I get leg cramps -- should I worry about pulmonary embolism? What can I do about dry eyes? Our experts answer your health questions in this month’s ...
11/7/2014
Fourteen reasons why walking is good for you and why you should walk more.
11/7/2014
I’ve got benign prostatic hyperplasia. Should I be worried? Is there any such thing as a superfood? Is bed rest good for back pain? Our experts answer your health questions in this month’s Corner Clin ...
8/27/2014
Should I take a daily aspirin to reduce my risk of heart attack? How do I help my elderly parents avoid falling? What is emotional eating? Our experts answer your health questions in this month’s Corn ...
6/19/2014
UC San Diego Health System has been designated an Official U.S. Olympic Regional Medical Center, joining a national network of leading medical providers selected by the United States Olympic Committee ...
1/7/2014
Mesa High School team physician, David Bazzo, MD, with the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, has implemented an educational program to teach young athletes and their families about concuss ...
8/8/2013
Sonya Ahmed, MD, joins UC San Diego Health System as the new chief of the Foot and Ankle Division in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery, bringing advanced treatment options and team collaborations t ...
4/23/2013
Nancy Kehoe spent most of nursing school in chronic pain with two severely arthritic hips. Her quality of life improved after receiving two anterior hip replacements at UC San Diego Health System.
3/4/2013
Nationally recognized orthopedic surgeon Christopher Wahl, MD, has joined the University of California, San Diego Health System as the new chief of Sports Medicine. Recognized for his specialty in tr ...
2/4/2013
University of California, San Diego Health System is one of only a few hospitals in the nation to offer computer-assisted navigation technology with the direct anterior hip replacement technique, pote ...

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