La Jolla native Diana Stobo said she’s made the switch from using food as “bad” medicine to using food as “good” medicine, and she’s on a mission to share her story. She is the author of “Get Naked Fast” and “Naked Bliss,” books about the “naked” lifestyle and diet, which is a subset of the raw food movement.
Think of a very serious cancer. You can reduce the risk of that cancer to almost zero, but to do so, you must undergo major surgery. Now imagine that a very good genetic test exists that can determine your risk for that cancer and help you decide whether to pursue the risk-reducing surgery. Would you take the test?
An emerging recreational stimulant could be more addictive than methamphetamine.
What happens when you put the nation’s second largest cluster of life science companies in the same town with one of the world’s most amazing groups of academic biomedical research institutions?
Dr. Steven Steinhubl will oversee the design and execution of mHealth technology clinical trials at the Scripps Translational Science Institute.
When most people think about meditation, they picture someone in white, sitting cross-legged on the beach. Certified meditation instructor Wendy Stuart, through her new meditation class at the La Jolla Community Center, hopes to give participants techniques for meditating anyplace, anytime and wearing anything they want.
Keen-Wah Decadence is a new protein bar available in La Jolla, which is made with certified organic, gluten-free
ingredients. Introduced about a year ago (three more flavors will be released this summer) Keen-Wah bars are made with complete quinoa protein.
The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) will award Scripps Clinic radiation oncologist Prabhakar Tripuraneni, M.D., with the ASTRO Gold Medal, during its 55th annual meeting September in Atlanta.
Jun 22, 2013 | Posted in Health & Science
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World-renowned oceanographer Walter Munk is already an icon at the University of California, San Diego. Now, he is the recipient of an award named for another iconic campus leader — the “father” of UCSD, Roger Revelle. As part of UCSD’s Founders’ Celebration Dinner on November 16, 2013, Munk will receive the prestigious Roger Revelle Medal in honor of his achievements and impact in advancing the UCSD mission.
The past two decades have seen emergency department (ED) overcrowding become a major problem nationwide that increases patient risk and decreases patient satisfaction with emergency services. In an attempt to address the issue, a pilot study at UC San Diego Health System’s ED is using telemedicine as a way to help address overcrowding and decrease patient wait times.