August 05, 2015

Berkeley Wellness, 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.


  •  Reducing Pain Reliever Risks

    Reducing Pain Reliever Risks

    by Berkeley Wellness

    For many people, pain relievers are wonder drugs, allowing them to carry on with their lives despite disabling arthritis, for instance, or recurrent headaches. But all, whether sold over-the counter or by prescription, have potential risks.

  • Shoulder Itch
    Ask the Experts

    Shoulder Itch

    by Berkeley Wellness

    There's a curious condition that involves chronic itching below the shoulder blade, typically on one side. It's thought to be the result of impingement of nerve roots and may be a sign of degeneration in the spine.

  • Sweet & Sour Peanut Sauce

    Sweet & Sour Peanut Sauce

    by Berkeley Wellness

    This somewhat spicy, garlicky and altogether flavorful peanut sauce is a great way to dress noodles or steamed vegetables of your choice. While it contains some fat from the peanut butter, little of that is saturated fat.