His cancer screening saved his life and possibly the lives of others.
At Genuine Care Physical Therapy, you won’t find a prescription pad or medication vials anywhere in sight. Dr. Youngsun Kim, founder and CEO, doesn’t believe in painkillers, injections or surgeries. He believes in the natural healing power of the body.
Sandy Marriott Bertha, longtime Olivenhain resident and philanthropist, has been chosen to receive the 14th Annual Distinguished Achievement Award at a fundraiser to benefit the launch of the Newborn Safe Sleep Center at Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas.
Cheryl Holsworth oversees Sharp Memorial Hospital’s bariatric surgery staff.
Solana Pacific School sixth grader Michi Synn was recently selected to be the keynote speaker at the San Diego Festival of Science & Engineering’s MVP luncheon on March 2.
A transplant surgeon at Scripps Green Hospital was part of a team of researchers that published a study in a prestigious medical journal earlier this year, which shows promise for helping kidney transplant patients avoid complications due to organ rejection.
Dr. Emily Engel of Carmel Valley specializes in treating migraines.
A relatively new industry that manufactures and markets products containing cannabidiol (CBD) oil, which is extracted from the hemp plant, just received a major boost with the federal government’s decision to remove hemp products from its list of controlled substances.
To raise money for research in search of a cure for Duchenne muscular dystrophy, both families have organized a fundraiser called Love Cures.
The Carmel Valley woman — who started with the FBI in 1974 as a clerk before retiring in 2006 as a special agent — took part in a variety of major investigations as part of the critical incident deployment team.
Carmel Valley resident and Salk scientist Saket Navlakha, has received a CAREER award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) totaling more than $1 million over the next five years.
Accomplished FBI and Sheriff’s Department veteran has served on board since 2012.
After seven years of advocating for the improvement of the survival and quality of life for women diagnosed with ovarian cancer, the Clearity Foundation has partnered with the Susan Poorman Blackie Ovarian Cancer Foundation (SPB Foundation) to further help these women and their support systems.
Doctor to speak at Solana Beach Library Jan. 8.
Dr. Ray Lin considers himself fortunate because he looks forward to going to work every day, where he makes a positive impact on people's lives.
Eric Paredes Save A Life Foundation’s donation of nine Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) will protect over 15,000 adults, children, and teens while raising awareness of sudden cardiac arrest.
For the past year, Reese Ger-Herscott, 16, has volunteered to go to El Fuerte, Mexico to help her grandfather, an orthopedic surgeon, with life-changing medical procedures.
FDA paves the way for clinical trials and potential NASDAQ listing for Dthera Sciences.
On a recent Friday, a small group of senior citizens gathered in a Carmel Valley church to reminisce about the types of clothing they wore as children. Some remembered a time when it was less expensive to sew garments than buy them, while others recalled girls only being allowed to wear dresses...
Rancho Santa Fe resident Dr. Thomas Buchholz oversees alliance of San Diego system with Houston-based cancer center
Zenergy Physical Therapy wants sufferers of back pain and other similar ailments to know that they have more options than the long waits and getting lost in the crowd at other outpatient rehabilitation clinics. The 11-year-old practice, which is based in Del Mar and uses holistic treatments, has...
Carmel Valley resident and Salk Associate Professor Tatyana Sharpee, a member of the Computational Neurobiology Laboratory, has been elected a 2018 Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS) for her outstanding contribution to physics.
One place where he and his wife did seek help during their cancer battle was a nonprofit group called the Clearity Foundation, which is based in San Diego and offers a number of free services for women with ovarian cancer.
The event, which coincided with Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, hosted more than 375 guests and raised $340,000 for The Clearity Foundation’s programs and services benefiting the ovarian cancer community.
Scientist, developer unite for a cure
The gift will fund six new endowed chairs in the school’s Department of Ophthalmology, which will be renamed the Viterbi Family Department of Ophthalmology.
This year’s event aimed at helping young scientists explore innovative ideas
The funds will be used to advance the Salk Cancer Center’s highest research priorities, including new investigations into five of the deadliest cancers: lung, pancreatic, brain (glioblastoma), ovarian and triple-negative breast.
Following an extensive search, Rady Children’s Hospital and Health Center recently announced it has appointed Patricio “Patrick” A. Frias, M.D. to be its new president and chief executive officer.
Scripps Memorial Hospital in Encinitas began offering the classes several years ago to help those with brain injuries and neurological challenges express themselves and increase their. motor skills
The new PureCare Pharmacy, located at Carmel Valley’s Merge, will officially mark its grand opening on Saturday, Aug. 4 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Independent and locally-owned, the pharmacy is owned and operated by Mina Said and his wife Randa, both pharmacists. The Aug. 4 grand opening event will...
Panda will speak about the intersection of health and circadian rhythm at a public event at the Salk Institute from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 12, as part of Salk's "Back to Basics" lecture series.
With last summer’s hepatitis A outbreak under control, the county public health department turned its attention last week to another bacterial threat that spreads through the community in much the same way.
Longtime Del Mar resident and UC San Diego researcher Thomas Deerinck has been awarded the 2018 Lennart Nilsson Award in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the field of microscopy in biomedical research.
Del Mar Mesa's Dr. Nisha Bunke has launched her RECOVA products to promote healing from bruising and pain relief following treatments and surgery.
Professionals in addiction treatment and awareness will come together in Rancho Santa Fe on April 16 to discuss opioid use and prevention. The event, presented by the national Hazelden Betty Ford Institute for Recovery Advocacy in collaboration with the 15-month-old Betty Ford Center in San Diego,...
Jonathan Appelbaum recently joined the San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy (SDRVC) as the Conservancy’s new Conservation Manager. As Conservation Manager, Appelbaum is responsible for the coordination and implementation of conservation programs for the SDRVC. He leads habitat-restoration projects...
Dr. Rob Adamson has performed hundreds of lifesaving heart operations during his 30-plus-year medical career, including heart transplant surgeries at Sharp Memorial Hospital, one of two heart transplant centers in San Diego County. Music is one thing that helps him deal with the stress of his demanding...
Padres Pedal the Cause has donated more than $2.4 million to support cancer studies at the Salk Institute, Rady Children’s Hospital, Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health and Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute, according to a press release. The check was presented to representatives...
Luna DNA, the first and only genomic and medical research knowledge base powered by the blockchain and owned by its community, announced recently that Solana Beach resident Dawn Barry has been named president, according to a press release.
A half-dozen people sit semi-circle at the Sorrento Valley office of MusicWorx, counting out their breath, blowing through harmonicas at their weekly session of the agency’s blues harmonica group. Lindsay Zehren, a board-certified music therapist, counts out their cadence, soothing and nearly hypnotic,...
Carmel Valley CycleBar is ready to rock your ride, now open for fun and fitness in Carmel Country Plaza.The new indoor cycling studio boasts a riding theater that is “part sanctuary, part rock concert” with state-of-the-art audio, video and lighting. Motivational words are splashed on the modern...
The hints, however slight, hadn’t gone unnoticed. Most of his adult life, Solana Beach resident Thomas Bassett had done his best to live a healthy and active lifestyle. But in the summer and fall of last year, there were suddenly times he would find himself feeling short of breath. Sometimes it...
Invention of the microscope centuries ago revolutionized scientific perspective, unlocking a world previously hidden to human eyes and opening doors to improved medical treatments and hygiene.
Scripps Health Nov. 7 unveiled a master plan that represents the largest building program in the health care system’s 125-year history and triggers significant construction projects at its hospital campuses across San Diego County designed to serve the needs of the community for generations to...
Rosen, a Carmel Valley resident, will give a presentation about the full spectrum of treatment options for chronic knee and hip pain at Scripps Green Hospital in La Jolla
Rumor and romance are lifeblood in the lore of Obi the cockatoo. Some say he was caught in the wilds of an exotic Indonesian isle. Others trace his fondness for the spotlight to a stint in Hollywood. The most hushed whispers place Obi alongside one of OJ Simpson’s closest associates at the height...
Over an illustrious 40-year career as one of the world’s foremost wildlife ambassadors, Julie Scardina has paraded an innumerable list of species
A San Diego-based nonprofit that has for about a decade provided a chance at normalcy for children going through cancer is now offering support for people who have lost loved ones to the disease. The Seany Foundation, which was started by a Carmel Valley couple in 2006 after the passing of their...
Volunteer leaders involved in the campaign that raised $60 million for the expansion of Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas will be honored at the Circle of Life 100 12th annual Distinguished Achievement Awards, Thursday, Aug. 3 at the Del Mar Country Club in Rancho Santa Fe. The Circle of Life...