UC San Diego Health System April 2013
Focus on Health
  Focus on Women's Health  
  Women and Sports

Sports Medicine for Women, by Women: From running to yoga, women today are more physically active than ever before. The Sports Medicine division at UC San Diego Health System recently created the first program in the region dedicated to addressing the health and wellness needs of active women of all ages and abilities, from trained athletes to moms just wanting to stay fit. Read more...

Osteoporotic Bone

Boning Up on Osteoporosis

Low bone density is a major health problem. Find out from UC San Diego Health System specialists how to prevent and treat this condition, which affects more than 44 million Americans.

Charles Nager, MD

Treating and Preventing Prolapse:
A Q&A with Charles Nager, MD

Professor of Reproductive Medicine Charles Nager explains pelvic organ prolapse, what causes it and how it can be treated.


Fun Fact

One Place for comprehensive stroke care

Stroke Center Offers Advanced Care

UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest has become a certified Comprehensive Stroke Center and is one of the first five in the country. Read more...

  Patient Kay Mueller

Patient Credits Colonoscopy for Saving Her Life

After being diagnosed with stage 3 colon cancer, 50-year-old runner Kay Mueller is working closely with a multidisciplinary team at UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center to beat the disease.  She has become an advocate for colonoscopies – the exam she credits for saving her life. Watch video...

  Upcoming Events

April 13, 2013
Women's Wellness Day

April 22, 2013
Meet the Maternity Team

April 27, 2013
Seizures and Epilepsy Seminar

May 2, 2013
Focus on Health Seminar: Stroke Prevention and Treatment

June 6, 2013
Focus on Health Seminar: Cancer Survivor Week – Palliative Care for Managing Symptoms

Mediterranean diet

What Do You Know About the Mediterranean Diet?

The New England Journal of Medicine has reported that people who follow a Mediterranean diet are less likely to suffer heart attacks or strokes or die from cardiovascular disease. How well do you understand the Mediterranean diet? Take this quick quiz to
find out!

Get more information on the Mediterranean diet and a delicious recipe for Artichoke Hearts Salad with Garlicky Greens.

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