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    Raise Your Glass for Your Heart

    An afternoon cocktail may have more benefits than simply helping you unwind at the end of a busy day. A new study published last month in the New England Journal of Medicine found that regular consumption of moderate amounts of alcohol helped reduce the risk of heart attacks in men. While similar ...

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    Not All Fish is Heart Healthy, Study Says

    Is there something fishy about the latest studies on heart disease and seafood consumption? Yes, fish can be a heart-healthy food choice, if you’re eating the right kinds. If not, you may actually be increasing your heart attack risk, a new study shows. It turns out that eating fish may not be ...

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    Scripps Mercy Heart Patient Sets Sail for a Brighter Future

    How many 84-year-olds do you know who can don full fire-fighting gear, including a heavy oxygen tank, and run 60 feet to douse flames? Have you ever seen a heart patient jump off a pier in his clothes, remove and turn his pants into a flotation device in a few minutes’ time? In preparation for ...

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    Cardiac Resynchronization: Breakthrough Therapy for Heart Failure

    Richard Higgins said he felt like his life had been slowly draining from his body. Diagnosed two years ago with heart failure – a debilitating chronic condition affecting approximately 5 million Americans – Higgins experienced shortness of breath so severe he would have to stop and rest ...

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    Scripps Family Practice Residency Program Wins Regional Award

    The Scripps Family Practice Residency Program at Scripps Memorial Hospital Chula Vista is the recipient of the County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency Public Health Champion Award for the Southern Region. The Public Health Champion Award recognizes the vital role of public and private ...