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  • Scripps in the News

    Offering Help to Family Caregivers

    Family members caring for an ill, disabled or elderly loved one can face a unique set of challenges. In a recent UT San Diego article, Scripps Health licensed clinical social worker Tom Friedman shares insights to help caregivers deal with the stress and pressure that can come with this ...

    • Tuesday, October 15th, 2013
  • Health and Wellness

    What Should I Do to Prevent My Diabetic Kidney Disease from Getting Worse?

    Kidney disease from diabetes is the most common cause of kidney failure in the United States. Fortunately, diabetes usually takes many years to cause kidney damage. If you have decreased kidney function or protein in your urine (microalbuminuria) from diabetes, there are a few important steps you ...

  • Scripps in the News

    Olympian's Stem Cell Donation Honors Former Student

    Two-time Olympic gold medal swimmer Brad Schumacher signed up to be a blood stem cell donor four years ago following the death of his 9-year-old swim student Evan Cousineau. And when the call came to make good on that promise, Schumacher went to Scripps Green Hospital. Fox 5 was there this week when ...

  • Health and Wellness

    5 Strategies for Staying Sane During the Holiday Season

    In the past few weeks, you may have noticed the aisles in local retailers are already filled with holiday decorations — right next to the back-to-school display. With “holiday creep” kicking off earlier every year, the holiday season seems to start well before trick-or-treaters ...

  • Health and Wellness

    One Reason Why Your Diet May Not Be Working

    If you’re overweight and trying to lose a few pounds, you’ve probably been told to eat a low-calorie diet and limit your fat intake. But for some people, that approach doesn’t work. The needle on the scale stays glued to the same spot no matter how many times they skip the cream cheese on a morning ...

  • Health and Wellness

    Finding the Right Sport for Your Kids

    Busy lifestyles can often mean that kids are spending less time exercising and more time in front of a computer or TV screen. Encouraging children to participate in sports can not only help kids enjoy exercise, but may have long-term health and wellness benefits. “Childhood obesity is a ...

  • Health and Wellness

    Top 10 Health Concerns of Baby Boomers

    About 76 million people were born during the baby boom years, which range from 1946 to 1964. As the first wave of these baby boomers reaches retirement age and becomes eligible for Medicare, physicians are focusing on health concerns that will become more prevalent among this generation. “As ...

  • News Releases

    Guys Night Out Events Set for Nov. 12 and Nov. 18

    Men can learn the latest about prostate, testicular and bladder cancers at two special “Guys Night Out” events at local brewpubs in November. Presented by Scripps Health, the events will offer a casual environment for men to talk with physicians about cancer prevention, diagnosis and ...

    • Tuesday, October 8th, 2013
  • Scripps in the News

    The Facts About Migraines

    Emily Rubenstein Engel , associate director of the Dalessio Headache Center at Scripps Clinic , shares her insight on the diagnosis and treatment of migraine in an informative story with the UT San Diego. In her interview, Dr. Engel discussed the latest options for eliminating migraine pain and when ...

  • Health and Wellness

    Flu Shot Clinics Scheduled for Fall 2013

    Get Your Seasonal Flu Vaccination Scripps Clinic and Scripps Coastal Medical Center are offering seasonal flu vaccine clinics for their adult and pediatric patients through fall 2013. Flu clinics will be held at 9 Scripps Clinic and Scripps Coastal Medical Center locations throughout San Diego ...