Diabetes is a devastating disease that can cause blindness, nerve damage, kidney disease, and other complications if it isn’t controlled. Find out how much you know about it by answering some true or false questions.
Nothing beats cooking over a blazing hot fire. But if you’re trying to eat a healthier diet, grilling—with its fatty meats, heavy sauces, and tempting sides—can backfire. Make a few smart tweaks to make grilling healthier.
Strong social ties are just as important for older adults as they are for grade schoolers. Learn how to make and maintain stronger friendships later in life, and why it's so important.
If you work the night shift, you face unique health and productivity challenges. Many night workers have difficulty falling asleep during the day and staying awake at night.
Experts are increasingly urging people to know their BMI, a figure that takes into account not just weight but also height to indicate body fat.
Urinary incontinence means that your urine leaks out at times when you are not using the bathroom. This is a common problem for women of all ages. Learn about the risk factors you may have for UI.
Scoliosis is a condition that causes the spine to curve sideways. It can develop during childhood or adolescence and can range from mild to severe. This video explains how scoliosis occurs and what treatments are available.
Plastic surgery is becoming more popular, with the most common procedure now breast augmentation, or enlargement. Contrary to what you may think, women with breast implants aren't immune to breast cancer.
Francesca Torriani, MD
Medical Director, Infection Prevention and Clinical Epidemiology
UC San Diego | School of Medicine