News at TUC

 

14 New Workout Ideas That Will Make You Love Exercise

If you do the same workout day after day, even the most inspiring practice or scenic run can start to feel stale. Not only that, your body becomes conditioned to the movement, resulting in diminished returns in strength, balance, and endurance. With that in mind, we asked experts across a variety of physical disciplines for their favorite exercise add-ons or creative stand-alone workouts.

Read More...01/04/19

 

Touro presents expert on 'carceral citizenship'

University of Chicago criminal justice expert Reuben Jonathon Miller says we are living in a "supervised society," and plans to explain what life is like for those caught up in the criminal justice system, at a free event at Touro University California on Mare Island on Tuesday, Jan. 15.

Read More...12/19/18

 

This one trick can help retirees save big on prescription drug costs

At Squared Away, a blog published by the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College, we asked Mohamed A. Jalloh in Napa, Calif., to guide consumers on how to reduce their costs. He is a pharmacist, assistant professor at the Touro University California College of Pharmacy, and a spokesman for the American Pharmacists Association.

Read More...12/11/18

 

Evidence Shows Early Prediabetes Intervention Works

As the number of U.S. patients diagnosed with type 2 diabetes surges to new levels, researchers know interventions that could delay or prevent the disease are underused.

Read More...12/11/18

 

Kaiser Permanente Welcomes New Maui and O'ahu Physicians

Six doctors have joined Kaiser Permanente Hawai'i facilities across the state, including a new hire on Maui. Shauna Raboteau, DO, MPH, practices family medicine at Kaiser Permanente Nanaikeola Clinic. She received her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Vallejo, California, where she also earned her Master of Public Health.

Read More...12/11/18

 

Traverse City Record Eagle's Briefcase: Fall 2018

Matt Jackson, D.O., was named Director of Sports Medicine at Paul Oliver Memorial Hospital. One of his primary goals it to create more awareness around concussion prevention.

Read More...12/11/18

 

Online schools: 'We need the Ministry to step up'

The biggest weakness for online schools is a lack of government funding, a select committee has been told...Michael Barbour from Touro University in California told the select committee the lack of guaranteed government support put schools' efforts in danger.

Read More...12/11/18

 

Controlling Chaos: An Acquired Skill

Julian Gallegos was a fairly new nurse in the U.S. Air Force when he was sent to Germany's Ramstein Air Base to help care for service members being flown in from the war zone in Iraq. He met incoming flights and cared for patients -- whose injuries ranged from minor to critical --as they were bused from the landing strip to the hospital.

Read More...11/27/18

 

Kaiser Permanente Welcomes New Maui and O'ahu Physicians

Six doctors have joined Kaiser Permanente Hawai'i facilities across the state, including a new hire on Maui. The hires add to Kaiser Permanente's staff of more than 600 health care providers in Hawai'i.

Read More...11/13/18

 

Governor Brown Announces Appointments

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments:...Hyun "Francisco" Kim, 53, of Fremont, has been appointed to the California Acupuncture Board. Kim has been clinic director and an acupuncturist at the Healtones Medical Clinic and an adjunct clinical instructor at the Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine since 2014.

Read More...11/13/18

 

8 Things You Didn't Know About Diabetes

One in eight American adults (about 29 million) has Type 2 diabetes, a condition in which the body doesn't use insulin properly or make enough of it, causing blood glucose levels to climb. The older you get, the greater your risk. The American Diabetes Association (ADA) estimates that people with diabetes spend 2.3 times more on medical expenses than people without the disease--all the more reason to take prevention seriously or, if you've been diagnosed, to manage it as best you can.

Read More...11/13/18

 

FDA "Breakthrough" Ruling on Magic Mushrooms, Explained by Scientists

The US Food and Drug Administration has given a group of psychiatrists its blessing to dose patients with magic mushrooms in therapy sessions. This week, the FDA granted "Breakthrough Therapy" designation to COMPASS Pathways' psilocybin-assisted therapy for treatment-resistant depression. The London-based life sciences company, backed in part by Peter Thiel, will use the psychedelic drug psilocybin, the active chemical extracted from psychedelic mushrooms, to treat patients in Europe and North America in a Phase 2b trial to determine the optimal dose of the drug.

Read More...11/13/18

 

Garamendi selects Touro University staffer as a 2018 woman of year

Touro University California's Dr. Gail Feinberg is one of Rep. John Garamendi's women of the year for 2018. The recognition publicly honors outstanding women of the 3rd Congressional District who have improved the quality of life of their communities through their work or volunteerism, according to a press release about the selection. Feinberg was chosen for her service to the Solano County community.

Read More...11/13/18

 

Things To Do Women in Business: How Women Lead

Wed, Oct 17, 2018 - 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm Touro University, Farragut Inn Touro University 1750 Club Drive Mare Island, Vallejo

Read More...11/13/18