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  • Health and Wellness

    Six Healthy Activities to Do in San Diego

    We recently asked Scripps primary care physicians to share their favorite warm-weather outdoor activities. Here’s what a few of them do to stay in shape.

  • Health and Wellness

    Simple Steps to Alleviate Heartburn

    Heartburn can hurt. An uncomfortable burning discomfort in your chest or throat, it can also be accompanied by a bitter taste in the throat. “Heartburn is extremely common,” says Christine Strohmeyer, MD, a family medicine physician at Scripps Coastal Medical Center in Vista. “Almost everyone has ...

  • Health and Wellness

    How to Ease Your Child’s Fears About Doctor Visits

    A visit to the pediatrician could be anxiety-provoking for a young child. It’s not surprising. The doctor’s office can be full of unfamiliar sights, sounds and sensations. So how can a parent help ease his or her child’s fears? “Feeling out of control is scary, especially for a toddler whose verbal ...

  • Health and Wellness

    Ways to Cut Your Sugar Intake

    If you’re like the average American, you probably get about 16 percent of your total daily calories from added sugars, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). That’s roughly 320 calories per day, or 20 teaspoons of added sugars, based on a 2,000-calorie diet. For many people, ...

  • Scripps in the News

    U-T San Diego Previews Keb' Mo' Concert Performance May 19

    U-T San Diego music critic George Varga previews the fourth annual Scripps Concert for Cancer, featuring three-time Grammy Award winner Keb’ Mo’. Varga describes Keb’s newly released album “BLUESAmericana” as a “typically accomplished work.” Tickets are ...

    • Wednesday, May 14th, 2014
  • News Releases

    Moody’s, Fitch, S & P Give Scripps Strong Bond Ratings

    Moody’s Investors Service released today its bond rating for Scripps Health, following Fitch Ratings’ and Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services’ earlier releases. All three agencies gave Scripps strong ratings, acknowledging the integrated health system’s management and solid financial and ...

    • Wednesday, May 14th, 2014
  • Health and Wellness

    Why Blood Pressure Matters

    If you ask most people how much they weigh, they may be reluctant to share — but chances are they can easily recall what the scale showed the last few times they stepped on it. Ask that same group of people their blood pressure, and they’ll probably have a harder time answering. While many of us ...

  • Scripps in the News

    Scripps La Jolla Sets Tone for Annual Garden Tour

    The Wolfstein Sculpture Park at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, part of the Arts for Healing program, provides beauty and culture to many patients and their families. Anyone is welcome to enjoy these sculptures though, even if they aren’t a patient. At 11 a.m. on the first Tuesday of every ...

  • Scripps in the News

    7 Myths About Insulin for Type 2 Diabetes

    Are insulin injections painful, and will the treatment make you fat? Starting insulin therapy for type 2 diabetes can certainly be overwhelming. One of the most important steps for success is to understand what to expect from insulin therapy — and that begins with debunking the myths surrounding ...

  • Scripps in the News

    Influence of Scripps Physician-Researcher Recognized Nationally

    Scripps Health Chief Academic Officer Eric Topol, MD, continues to play a leading role in some of the most important U.S. discussions about medicine and the future of health care, according to a pair of recent assessments of the nation’s most influential doctors. For the third year in a row, ...

    • Monday, May 12th, 2014