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  • Scripps in the News

    Staffing the Hospital of Tomorrow

    More than 87 percent of healthcare leaders responding to a recent U.S. News survey said they planned to reduce reliance on independent physicians in favor of a staff model. But the challenges of such a staffing shift are not insignificant. Meanwhile, shortages of skilled healthcare workers are a ...

    • Thursday, October 17th, 2013
  • Health and Wellness

    What Happens After Plastic Surgery for Wound Treatment?

    Severe wounds can cause pain, loss of function, be aesthetically unappealing, or all of the above. Fortunately, there are a number of plastic surgery techniques that can help. Skin grafts take tissue from one part of the body and suture it over the wound. They are often used for burn patients. ...

  • 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