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Scripps Mercy San Diego Receives $360,000 Grant for Residency Spots

State program dedicates portion of tobacco taxes to expanding health care workforce San Diego CA— Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego has received a $360,000 CalMedForce grant from Physicians ...

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National Football League Veteran Wes Chandler Creates WCTE Inc. to Tackle Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy

Newly Formed Biotechnology Company to Diagnose, intervene, and Cure Major Cause of Depression and Suicide in Football Players San Diego CA— Former NFL player, Wes Chandler, a member ...

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San Diego Senior Emergency Care Initiative Launches with All Major Health Systems in Region

Committed to Pursue Senior-Friendly Emergency Department Accreditation West Health and County of San Diego contribute $700,000 to support accreditation of emergency departments as senior-friendly throughout the county San ...

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For Older Adults, the Holiday Blues Are Real. Here’s How to Beat Them

By Simona Valanciute CEO, San Diego Oasis The “holiday blues” are a too-common experience for more than 8 million older American adults suffering from social isolation—and they can ...

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New ACE Specialist Program Prepares Exercise Professionals to Help Those Living with Chronic Pain

ACE’s new Orthopedic Exercise Specialist Program offers a unique approach to help people living with orthopedic conditions.   San Diego CA— The American Council on Exercise (ACE) has ...

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Expanded Cancer Survivor Fitness Classes Being Offered at EōS Fitness-Oceanside

Oceanside CA— EōS Fitness, 3533 Cannon Rd in Oceanside is now offering a expanded cancer survivor fitness classes Monday 2pm, Tuesday 3pm, Thursday 3pm and Thursday 7.30pm. The ...

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Mysterious Microproteins Have Major Implications for Human Disease

Salk scientists discover how microprotein PIGBOS could be a target for cancer La Jolla CA— As the tools to study biology improve, researchers are beginning to uncover details ...

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Salk Scientist Tony Hunter Receives National Cancer Institute Outstanding Investigator Award

La Jolla CA— Salk scientist Tony Hunter has received a National Cancer Institute (NCI) Outstanding Investigator Award (OIA), which supports accomplished leaders in cancer research. Hunter, who is an ...

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Tri-City Medical Center Becomes First North County Hospital to Earn Advanced Stroke Care Certification

Hospital continues to lead in stroke care with deployment of new artificial intelligence technology Oceanside CA— Tri-City Medical Center announced today it has earned Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Center (TSC) ...

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Mapping Normal Breast Development to Better Understand Cancer

Salk scientists profile each cell in developing breast tissue and create a web database to aid research La Jolla CA— Breast cancer is one of the most prevalent ...

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Salk Scientists Discover a Direct Link from the Brain’s Emotion Circuit to the Movement Circuit

How emotion affects action La Jolla CA— During high stress situations such as making a goal in soccer, some athletes experience a rapid decline in performance under pressure, ...

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Gerald Joyce Elected to Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences

La Jolla CA— Salk Professor Gerald Joyce, a pioneer in the field of in vitro evolution, has been elected to the prestigious Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences as ...

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Ultragenyx and Arcturus Therapeutics Expand Existing Research Collaboration and License Agreement

License Agreement to Develop Additional Nucleic Acid Therapies for Rare Diseases Scope of the collaboration expands to include up to 12 rare disease targets and includes Arcturus nucleic ...

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Sugars that Coat Proteins are a Possible Drug Target for Pancreatitis

La Jolla CA—Pancreatitis is an inflammation of the pancreas that accounts for 275,000 hospitalizations in the United States annually. Patients who suffer from hereditary pancreatitis have a 40 to 50 ...

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Salk Scientist Diana Hargreaves Named Pew-Stewart Scholar for Innovative Cancer Research

La Jolla CA— Diana Hargreaves, an assistant professor in Salk’s Molecular and Cell Biology Laboratory, has been named a 2019 Pew-Stewart Scholar for Cancer Research as part of ...

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