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Looking to Get In Shape for the New Year?
Wellness Program Offers Help Sticking to Resolutions
With the holidays upon us, it’s time to start thinking about New Year resolutions. If you’re like a lot of people, you may resolve to eat better and exercise more. And, if you are like a lot of people, you’ll stick to it for a month, a week or maybe a day. There is another option, though – and it’s one that might help you keep your resolutions throughout the year. The recreation department’s quarterly Staff/Faculty Wellness Program is beginning a new session January 10. Running for eight weeks, the free program introduces small groups to personalized weight training, nutrition counseling and stress reduction exercises, among other topics.
Signs of the Times:
Medical Students Learn to Serve the Deaf
Communication between patients and doctors is often hit-or-miss. Patients can be nervous, or intimidated, or inarticulate about their symptoms, and doctors can be hurried or insensitive – and that’s when both speak the same language. More
UCSD Cited Among World's 'Best' Universities
UCSD is among the world’s top 25 universities, according to a new global ranking by The (London) Times Higher Education Supplement. More
Cloned Gene from Sea
Animal May Prove Key
in Cancer Drug Development
Researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography and their colleagues have taken a significant step forward in developing a new method to produce drug compounds with potential to treat various types of cancer. More
UCSD Athletics to be Featured on Fox Sports Net
The athletics department s will be featured on the upcoming On Campus show produced by Fox Sports Net for the NCAA. The 30-minute show, which focuses on successful student-athletes and athletic departments, visited UCSD in early November for its show that premiers on December 22. More
Dr. Leon Thal Named to
State Stem Cell Oversight Committee
California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger announced today the appointment of Dr. Leon Thal, professor and chair of the department of neurosciences, to the Independent Citizens Oversight Committee, which oversees the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine created by the passage of Proposition 71. More
Bioinformatics Researcher Studies
Tumor Genome Architectures with Career Award
Postdoctoral researcher Benjamin Raphael is one of only 11 scientists nationwide honored by the Burroughs Wellcome Fund for work at the intersection of computer science, mathematics, and biology. The mathematician and computer scientist from the Jacobs School of Engineering will receive $500,000 over five years to support his research in the area of high-resolution analysis of tumor genome architectures. More
IEEE Elects Two Fellows
from Jacobs School Faculty
Two faculty members from the Jacobs School of Engineering have been elected Fellows of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Jeanne Ferrante and Truong Nguyen are among 268 senior researchers from the private and public sectors named to the organization’s highest membership level, effective January 1, 2005. Their election brings to 24 the number of IEEE Fellows on the school’s faculty. More
Profiles of the Patient Advocates
San Francisco Chronicle
How Prop. 71 Came to Life
San Diego Union-Tribune
The Promise of Stem Cells
San Diego Union-Tribune
Heart Attacks are More
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New York Times
Pressing the Mute Button on Our Daily Soundtrack
Los Angeles Times
Why Machines Should Fear
Scientific American
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We will not be publishing during the winter break. Our next edition will appear Jan. 10. We would like to wish everyone a Happy Holiday!

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Milk: Its Remarkable Contribution to Human Health and Well-Being
Stuart Patton

Written by a professor emeritus of food science, "Milk: Its Remarkable Contribution To Human Health And Well-Being" is a scientifically researched and presented response to modern-day claims downplaying or even attacking the health of milk as a food. More


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