Health impact of chemicals in plastics is handed down two generations

UC Riverside mouse study finds paternal exposure to phthalates increases risk of metabolic diseases in progeny

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Asian American shootings: This is ‘not an exception’ and other issues that need to be discussed

Farm working, mental health, and social and cultural barriers that some Asian American communities face.

Is ChatGPT a threat to education?

UC Riverside experts share thoughts on the AI-powered language model that understands and responds to natural language

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology

Mired in silence

Health of Southern California’s farmworkers needs to be a priority, says UC Riverside study

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Salton Sea dust triggers lung inflammation

UC Riverside study has health implications for people living around California’s largest lake

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Discovery of antibody structure could lead to treatment for Crimean Congo Hemorrhagic Fever virus

Study provides insights into fighting broad range of pathogen’s viral strains

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health, Science / Technology

Two School of Medicine faculty elected to National Academy of Medicine

Deborah Deas and Mario Sims are recognized for their contributions to advancing public health

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | University, Health

Addressing the anxiety crisis

UC Riverside mental health professionals answer questions specific to adults, children, and students

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

COVID-19 took serious toll on Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander mental and physical health

Two UC Riverside-led studies found concerning psychological and physical health problems among more than 300 NH/PIs in five US states

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

A shot in the arm

UC Riverside experts answer questions on Americans needing just one COVID-19 booster vaccine each year

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Monkeypox explained

UC Riverside experts discuss disease symptoms, vaccines, and anxiety management

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

New pathway facilitates community college students joining UC Riverside medical school

The School of Medicine at the University of California, Riverside, has received a grant of $1.87 million to establish the Inland Empire Regional Hub for Healthcare Opportunity, or IE RHHO, which will create a pre-med pathway for local community college students. The four-year grant funding is provided by the California...

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

COVID-19 vaccines for very young children

UC Riverside vaccine expert David Lo shares his thoughts in a Q&A

Riverside clinic to address healthcare needs of the homeless

UniHealth Foundation grant to UC Riverside aims to increase the health and well-being of the unhoused population in Riverside County

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Marginalized communities of color face high COVID-19 risk

UC Riverside study focused on farm-working communities in California’s Eastern Coachella Valley

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Is there still a benefit to masking?

UC Riverside epidemiologist weighs in on how protective your mask is when nobody around you is masked

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

To mask, or not to mask?

To gauge whether scientists agree with popular sentiment around mask wearing, we check in here with three UC Riverside virologists and epidemiologists.

By Jules Bernstein | | Health

UCR biomedical scientist joins international SARS-CoV-2 group assembled by NIAID

SAVE focuses on mutations in SARS-CoV-2 and emerging virus variants

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Experts urge reconsideration of 'standard' for time-keeping

To gauge the impacts of dark mornings in some parts of the country, we spoke with two UC Riverside experts

Should you get a second booster shot for COVID-19?

UC Riverside’s Dr. David Lo, a vaccine expert, shares his thoughts

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health