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In a Sunday Books section article, UT San Diego explored Dr. Andrew Weil’s insights into true food and the optimum diet, as well as the role of nutritional supplements. A pioneering physician and best-selling author, Dr. Weil will deliver a public keynote address Feb. 1 at the Scripps Center ...
- Monday, January 28th, 2013
Scripps Health Chief Academic Officer Eric Topol, M.D., described how smartphones and other wireless technologies are revolutionizing medicine during a recent in-depth feature on NBC’s primetime news magazine “Rock Center with Brian Williams.” “These days, I’m ...
- Friday, January 25th, 2013
Each year, about 1.2 million people in the United States have heart attacks. When a heart attack strikes, what happens in the next few minutes can make a critical difference in both the immediate and long-term health consequences. Read the full article in which Martin Charlat, MD, a cardiologist ...
- Thursday, January 24th, 2013
In Scripps Health’s latest “Savvy Patient” article in the UT San Diego health section, Anthony Novo, OD, helps shed light on some of the key facts surrounding eye exams. Read more in the article titled, Eye Exams Should Be a Routine Procedure.
In Scripps Health’s latest “Savvy Patient” article in the UT San Diego health section, Michael Kettel, MD, helps shed light on some of the key facts surrounding fertility. To read the full article go to: Fertility Facts and Figures
- Tuesday, January 8th, 2013
- Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla
Year after year, losing weight tops the list of New Year’s resolutions across the country. The vow is made with the best of intentions—gym memberships skyrocket, and houses are purged of sweets, soda and junk food. Unfortunately, for many these valiant efforts prove too difficult to maintain. Nearly ...
- Thursday, January 3rd, 2013
Biofeedback shows patients their stress responses (blood pressure, heart rate and muscle tension) on a monitor, in real time, offering immediate feedback as they try to stop stress symptoms by using cognitive and breathing techniques to control pain, headaches, stress and other conditions. Jim ...
- Wednesday, December 26th, 2012
Scripps neurologists Kalyani Korabathina, MD and Abraham Chyung, MD, explain how epilepsy is diagnosed and treated in the latest “Savvy Patient” article in the UT San Diego health section. To read the full article go to: Pinpointing Cause of Seizures Key to Treatment
Lose weight. Quit smoking. Spend an hour at the gym every day. Find a new job. Resolutions like these are just a few of the thousands being made across the country as 2013 rolls in. While they’re made with the best of intentions, many of them fall by the wayside within months or even weeks of New ...
- Friday, December 21st, 2012
New findings from a 15-year series of studies led by care providers at Scripps Whittier Diabetes Institute reveal that culturally tailored community-created programs are effective at reducing health-related costs and delivering higher quality care. Learn more about Project Dulce from this NBC 7 ...
- Monday, December 17th, 2012