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6/28/2018
When a 24-year-old man suffers a massive heart attack while riding his bike, emergency physicians on the scene start CPR. Then paramedics, lifeguards and an emergency room team work to save his life.
6/4/2018
The Scientist

​Features Joseph Ciacci, MD, and Martin Marsala, MD

5/31/2018
San Diego Union Tribune

​Features Peter Davidson, PhD

5/24/2018
Researchers from University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Arizona State University found that if a car is parked in the sun on a summer day, the interior temperature can reach 116 deg ...
5/23/2018
In a new paper, published in the May 23 online issue of Science Translational Medicine, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine report that adult rat myelin actually stimu ...
5/22/2018
Patch

​Features Vaishal Tolia, MD, MPH, and Ted Chan, MD

5/16/2018
Today's Geriatric Medicine

​Features Vaishal Tolia, MD, MPH, and Ted Chan, MD

5/16/2018
The Gary and Mary West Emergency Department at UC San Diego Health in La Jolla has been accredited as a geriatric emergency department by the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP). The accre ...
5/14/2018
Medical Xpress

​Features Martin Marsala, MD, and Joseph Ciacci, MD

4/24/2018
San Diego Union Tribune

​Features Daniel Sewell, MD

4/4/2018
East County Californian

​Features Todd Costantini, MD

12/19/2017
This is the time when we resolve to improve our health or life, like going on a diet or taking up hang gliding. Some things boost life expectancy and some things not so much. Like hang gliding, but he ...
10/31/2017
Our experts discuss the best type of running shoes for the casual runner, common eye issues in children and the difference between food poisoning and the flu.
10/25/2017
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have expanded a statewide program called Training, Research and Education Driving Safety (TREDS) with the goal of reducing deaths f ...
10/25/2017
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 ...
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 ...
6/30/2017
From a minor ailment to a more serious injury, a first aid kit is a must. Learn what common supplies should be in a first aid kit and tips to keep your family safe both in your home and on the road.
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 ...
4/21/2017
With April designated as National Distracted Driving Awareness month, a team of researchers at the Training, Research and Education for Driving Safety (TREDS) program at University of California San D ...
1/25/2017
Having a loved one go through a critical illness is a stressful and traumatic experience that may have lasting effects months after the patient is discharged from the intensive care unit (ICU). To imp ...
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 ...
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 ...