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

Coolants in Puff electronic cigarettes present health hazard

UC Riverside-led study highlights need for regulation to protect public health

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Study examines ‘black boxing’ in breast cancer survivorship care

UC Riverside researcher argues important post-treatment information is concealed

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Switching from tobacco to e-cigarettes does not reverse respiratory epithelium damage

UC Riverside study reports e-cigarette prolonged use may contribute to airway epithelium damage and lead to respiratory diseases

Upward ventilation offers better protection from indoor coronavirus transmission

A simple change in the direction of the air forced through indoor gathering spaces by heating, air conditioning, and ventilation systems, could reduce the spread of infectious diseases like COVID-19.

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

Human skin can be damaged by exposure to thirdhand smoke and electronic cigarette spills

A relatively short exposure is sufficient to cause the damage, UC Riverside study finds

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

A potential antiviral for SARS and SARS-like coronaviruses

UC Riverside-led study shows how an effective therapy against SARS-CoV-2 could be developed

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Students receive Bear Bucks for COVID-19 test results

An incentive program aims to increase testing compliance and improve campus health at UC Riverside.

By Malinn Loeung | | Students, Health, University