The trend toward healthy, regional, and environmentally friendly diets is gaining momentum. Similar to the Mediterranean diet, the Nordic diet is a regional diet that is being investigated for its health benefits. The Nordic countries include Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden; the territories of the Faroe Islands, Greenland, and, Åland. Traditionally individuals in these areas eat whole grains such

Asthma affects 25 million Americans. It is the most common pediatric chronic disease, affecting 5.1 million children below the age of 18 years, or approximately 9% of all school-aged children. Asthma contributes to over 500,000 Emergency Department (ED) visits each year.  A new study led by UC San Francisco researchers found that follow-up care after an asthma-related visit to the ED may help

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have developed a quarantine and isolation calculator to help determine how long you need to isolate, quarantine, or what other steps you need take to prevent spreading COVID-19. The calculator is designed for individuals who have been in close contact with someone with COVID-19 or have tested positive for COVID-19.  Close contact means