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10/28/2016
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.
10/24/2016
KPBS

​Features Linda Hill, MD, MPH, and Lisa Delano-Wood, PhD

10/20/2016
Insurance Journal

​Features Linda Hill, MD, MPH

10/19/2016
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 ...
10/17/2016
San Diego Union Tribune

​Features Sonya Norman, PhD

10/3/2016
FOX 5

​Features UC San Diego Health Trauma Team

10/3/2016
San Diego Magazine

​Features Patty Maysent, CEO

9/26/2016
NPR

​Features Mingxiong Huang, PhD, and Dewleen Baker, MD

9/19/2016
San Diego Union Tribune

​Features Linda Hill, MD, MPH

9/12/2016
MedCity News

​Features Theodore Chan, MD

8/29/2016
KSON

​Features Theodore Chan, MD

5/11/2016
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 ...
5/11/2016
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 ...
5/2/2016
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 ...
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 ...
2/22/2016
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 ...
12/16/2015
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 ...
12/15/2015
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 ...
9/29/2015
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 ...
9/2/2015
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 ...
8/26/2015
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).
5/7/2015
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.
5/6/2015
Each year, more than 10 million Americans seek medical attention, often in emergency situations, for symptoms of intestinal blockages. Researchers at the University California, San Diego School of Med ...
6/25/2014
In this month's Corner Clinic, UC San Diego Health System experts answer questions about the best way to breathe, the healthiest way to grill, and how to treat burns.
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