About 3 in 10 people with type 1 diabetes and up to 2 in 5 people with type 2 diabetes experience kidney failure. Take steps to beat the odds.
Is your crowning glory less glorious these days? Genes are a common cause of hair loss but there are several other possible causes.
Are you tired of the same old workout routine at home? Kick things up from the comfort of your living room, basement, or garage with these tips.
This emerging disease causes a respiratory illness. Here’s what to know to keep you and your family safe.
A concussion is caused by a blow or jolt to the head. It is also called a traumatic brain injury. Find out more about concussions by taking this quiz.
Drinking can be an expensive habit. While you may not notice a dollar here or two dollars there, consider how much you spend per week and per year on alcohol.
Cancer of the colon or rectum (colorectal cancer) usually develops slowly, over several years. Take this simple assessment to learn about your risks for this type of cancer.
Having shoulder pain or problems lifting your arms over your head? You may have tendonitis or a tear in the muscles and tendons that hold your shoulder in place, called the rotator cuff. This video explains symptoms of this syndrome, possible treatments, and ways you can prevent shoulder injuries.
Francesca Torriani, MD
Medical Director, Infection Prevention and Clinical Epidemiology
UC San Diego | School of Medicine