April 21, 2014

Berkeley Wellness

BerkeleyWellness.com, the leading online resource for evidence-based wellness information, is a collaboration between the School of Public Health at UC Berkeley and a national team of writers and editors. It features articles from the highly rated UC Berkeley Wellness Letter as well as original content and updates.


  • Dealing With Gout

    Dealing With Gout

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Recognized since the time of Hippocrates, gout is a form of inflammatory arthritis. Here's what you can do to avoid this painful inflammation of your joints, particularly in your big toe.

  • Occasional Smoking and Beta Carotene
    Ask the Experts

    Occasional Smoking and Beta Carotene

    by Berkeley Wellness

    If you're a former or occasional smoker, you may be concerned about research that's suggested that beta carotene can increase lung cancer risks in smokers. Do you need to worry about the beta carotene in your multivitamin?

  • Strengthen Your Core: The Plank

    Strengthen Your Core: The Plank

    by Berkeley Wellness

    If your time to exercise is limited, consider incorporating the plank into your workout. It takes only a couple of minutes a day, requires no special equipment and strengthens your core—and more.