Health

Living in the second-densest city in the United States, most San Franciscans don’t have much space for private gardens.  And while the city mandates composting, most people here don’t have room for their own compost bin out back.  The Garden is a

Student demonstrating an exercise for your back

Do you suffer from low back pain?  Is your back dreading that three-hour lecture tomorrow or a full day at the clinic?  You are not alone.

During the first couple weeks of medical school, my college advisor urged me to determine what was necessary for me to function at my optimum level, be it time devoted to exercising, music or art.

Before I came to UCSF last year, the only type of group fitness class I’d ever taken was yoga. As a former college athlete, I had often chuckled at group fitness gurus who worked out in gym studios.