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  • 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 ...

  • News

    Health Care Exchange 101

    Under the Affordable Care Act, virtually everyone in the United States has to have health insurance by Jan. 1, 2014. If you already have health insurance through your workplace or a family member’s employer, or if you are covered by a government program such as Medicare or Medicaid, you probably ...

    • Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013
  • Scripps in the News

    Proton Therapy for Breast Cancer Care

    More than 230,000 women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer in 2013. San Diego will soon have access to its first proton therapy center, which will be just the third west of the Rockies. The center’s medical director, Carl Rossi, M.D., explains the benefits of proton therapy ...

  • News Releases

    Scripps CEO: It's Not All About Oct. 1

    With the launch of California’s new health insurance exchange Oct. 1, Scripps President and CEO Chris Van Gorder is making the case for calm, noting that it will take time to know the new law’s full effects. “There has been much anticipation in the lead up to this Affordable Care Act milestone,” Van ...

    • Monday, September 30th, 2013
  • News

    Scripps Assesses Community Health Needs in New Report

    Findings to Guide Program Development Scripps Health has a long history of responding to health needs in the communities it serves. The 2013 Community Health Needs Assessment will help provide guidance into the future. Using hospital data, community input and health statistics, the new report ...

  • Health and Wellness

    What Should I Do if I Have Recurrent Kidney Stones?

    If you have recurrent kidney stones, it is recommended that you have an evaluation with a nephrologist (a doctor that specializes in kidneys, including kidney stone prevention). If your stones are large, you may also benefit from an evaluation with a urologist (a surgeon that specializes in kidneys, ...

  • News Releases

    Working Mother Names Scripps Health a Top Company

    Working Mother magazine has named Scripps Health to its 2013 list of America’s 100 Best Companies for its family-friendly policies, which include diverse benefits and work-life balance. The selection will be published in the magazine’s October/November issue and on This is the ...

    • Tuesday, September 17th, 2013