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That's what researchers from the Center for Tobacco Research and Education at the University of California-San Francisco found when they studied middle and high school students and their use of electronic cigarettes.
The skin is the body's largest organ, and because it is the most visible, it usually gets the most attention.
From MAHEC: Forbes calls Dr. Dean Ornish "one of the seven most powerful teachers in the world," and he was selected as one of the "TIME 100" in integrative medicine.
The pain of arthritis makes it tough for many people to get a good night's sleep.
About 13,000 employees at the five University of California hospitals -- including at UCLA and UC Irvine -- have voted to go on strike 10 days from now, the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees announced today.
Tobacco use is a scourge to health, so what do clever minds come up with? E-cigarettes, battery-operated devices that mimic the real thing.
From the Department of Pharmacology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor ; Cardiovascular Research Institute Robin Shaw, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco ; and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA .
Whether you're a Major League outfielder chasing down a hard-hit ball or a lesser mortal navigating a busy city sidewalk, it pays to keep a close watch on your surroundings when walking or running.
From her office in the peaceful and picturesque Laurel Heights neighborhood, Paula Braveman directs the Center on Social Disparities in Health at the University of California and writes prolifically on the links between class, race, and health.
A new study has found that women who develop gestational diabetes during their pregnancy are at increased for atherosclerosis A new study has found that women who develop gestational diabetes during their pregnancy are at increased for atherosclerosis .
Mar 13, 2014--A study reported in the International Headache Society's official journal Cephalalgia found that the use of electroCore's non invasive vagus nerve stimulation therapy may be an effective and well tolerated treatment for migraine in certain patients.
As long as inexpensive statins, which lower cholesterol, are readily available and patients don't mind taking them, it doesn't make sense to do a heart scan to measure how much plaque has built up in a patient's coronary arteries before prescribing the pills, according to a new study by researchers at UC San Francisco.
San Francisco fire investigators on Wednesday were looking into whether welding work was to blame for a massive blaze that barreled through an apartment building construction site, threatening nearby buildings, prompting evacuations and forcing officials to call in about half the city's on-duty firefighters to prevent its spread.
Injured patients who live near trauma centers that have closed have higher odds of dying once they reach a hospital, according to a new analysis by UC San Francisco researchers.
Scientists have developed a new system that may one day allow you to explore your brain in virtual reality and watch your thoughts flash before your eyes in real-time.