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As the Padres’ head athletic trainer, Todd Hutcheson’s job is to keep players in top condition to compete. He offers an inside glimpse into his special role with the team. Q: What does a head athletic trainer do? A: “I head the team’s sports medicine department, which includes assistant trainer Paul ...
- Wednesday, July 24th, 2013
- Scripps Clinic
Wind and driving rain made it tougher than usual for football player Joshua Church at his high school homecoming game. The 17-year-old linebacker went down as the running back’s helmet hit his thigh. Joshua had been playing football for three years and loved the hard-hitting sport, so after 10 ...
- Wednesday, July 10th, 2013
- Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas
Browse the aisles inside Northgate Market in Chula Vista and you’ll have no problem filling your grocery list. But for some shoppers, the most useful part of their trip is located just outside the store’s front doors. That’s where Raquel Sandoval sets up shop once a month. ...
- Monday, July 8th, 2013
At 162 games, Major League Baseball has the longest regular season in pro sports. How do Padres players stay strong for the long haul? Chris Denorfia (outfield): “I’ve started to get into an anti-inflammatory diet, which focuses on things that are better for your body. More fish and ...
- Thursday, June 20th, 2013
Kjarla “KJ” Foster is no stranger to heart failure. Not only has it has taken the lives of her father, sister and two brothers, but last fall it came dangerously close to taking her life, too. The 57-year-old Oceanside resident was busy living a full and active life with her husband, George. But all ...
- Monday, June 10th, 2013
Michele Nolta’s Story Michele Nolta will always be grateful to her Scripps doctors, and for Scripps Health Foundation’s annual Spinoff: Auction for Life event, which has raised millions of dollars to support advanced cancer care and our unique patient navigation program that guided her ...
- Friday, May 24th, 2013
Music rings through every chapter of Scott Butler’s life story. He performed in a youth choir and later played trombone in high school. During college, he sang lead vocals in a rock band. And for more than a decade, he’s run a successful local DJ business. But the music suddenly went silent for ...
Last spring, Sven Jensen got the news nobody wants to receive. Doctors diagnosed a fast-growing malignant tumor at the base of his tongue, which had spread to his neck. Jensen underwent three major surgeries, six rounds of chemotherapy and 35 radiation treatments – all within two months. But when ...
- Friday, April 26th, 2013
- Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla
The NCAA basketball season has just ended, but San Diego State head coach Steve Fisher will still keep track of important scores. His health scores. “When it comes to your health, the best offense is a good defense,” said Fisher, who has guided the Aztecs to seven Mountain West ...
- Tuesday, April 9th, 2013
- Scripps Clinic
Blake Peter will be forever grateful that paramedics took him to the Conrad Prebys Emergency and Trauma Center at Scripps Mercy Hospital. Blake can’t remember his first 23 hours at Scripps Mercy, but he will never forget the emergency department team that saved his life. Code Blue Blake became a ...
- Monday, March 18th, 2013
- Scripps Mercy Hospital