Health & Science

  • Discussion in Rancho Santa Fe to focus on addiction, opioid use

    Discussion in Rancho Santa Fe to focus on addiction, opioid use

    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,...

  • San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy welcomes new conservation manager

    San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy welcomes new conservation manager

    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...

  • Surgeon heals with both scalpel and guitar

    Surgeon heals with both scalpel and guitar

    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 provides $2.4 million for cancer research

    Padres Pedal the Cause provides $2.4 million for cancer research

    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 announces Dawn Barry as President

    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.

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