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  • Health and Wellness

    Are Quickie Workouts Safe and Effective?

    The super-short, super-tough workouts go by many names: Tabata. Crossfit. Super-Slow. P90X. Insanity. Minimal in duration, maxed out in effort, these high-intensity interval training (HIIT) workouts are growing in popularity, according to the health and fitness club industry. But are they really ...

  • Health and Wellness

    7 Surprising Findings About Sleep

    Sleep. We know we need it. But researchers don’t know exactly why it is a staple of optimal health. A new study published in October 2013 provides more clues. In animals, the brain uses sleep to scrub away toxins that accumulate in its tissues throughout the waking day. This research may help ...

  • Health and Wellness

    Top Sources to Help You Navigate the Health Insurance Exchange

    The new health insurance exchange marketplace, which launched Oct. 1, offers people more options than ever before for getting health insurance coverage. It allows individuals and families to shop for medical insurance based on income and gives people who may have previously been unable to get ...

  • Scripps in the News

    A Look at Mixed Martial Arts for Kids

    In a recent live video interview with the Huffington Post, Paul Stricker, M.D., shared insights into the growing trend of children taking part in mixed martial arts competitions. He urges parents to be aware of potential health risks, including concussions and sub-concussive events. Visit the ...

  • Scripps in the News

    Cardiac Patients Stay Healthy by Working Out Frequently

    CBS Channel 8 reporter Jeff Zevely joined a dedicated group of seniors in the Cardiac Treatment Center at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla. These cardiac “kids” — who all take part in Cardiac Rehabilitation — showed him how regular exercise in an medically-supervised ...

  • Health and Wellness

    What Are Some Good Bedtime Habits to Develop in My Child?

    Depending on the child, bedtime can be a blessing or a curse. Some will hate getting into bed; others will dive for the crib the moment you enter the bedroom. Don’t wait Here is the first rule: don’t wait. If it looks like your baby is tired, it’s time for bed. The last thing you want to do is ...

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    Help is Available for Pelvic Floor Disorders

    Following the birth of a child, it’s common to hear women talk about trying to lose the “baby weight” and get their bodies back into shape. What many women don’t talk about are problems that can develop as a result of giving birth, such as incontinence, bladder issues and pelvic pain. These and ...

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    Eric Topol Tops List of Genome Scientists on Twitter

    Looking for genomics experts to follow on Twitter? You might start with Scripps Health Chief Academic Officer Eric Topol, MD, according to Next Gen Seek. The blog this week posted its latest annual list of top DNA scientists who are active on the popular social network. Dr. Topol, who tweets from ...

    • Thursday, November 7th, 2013
  • Scripps in the News

    Scripps Digital Medicine Director Details Research Efforts

    Scripps Health Digital Medicine Director Steven Steinhubl, MD, recently discussed efforts at the Scripps Translational Science Institute to study innovative wireless health devices and apps with Becker’s Hospital Review. “Mobile technology allows care to be more personalized and allows ...

    • Thursday, November 7th, 2013
  • News Releases

    Scripps Participates in Global Clinical Trial for Patients with Aortic Valve Disease

    Retired Brigadier General Stanford Brown has a long and decorated history of giving back to his country. Among his many accomplishments, he fought valiantly in the Vietnam War, served as the commander for March Air Force Base, and helped establish the Veteran Affairs National Cemetery in ...