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  • Health and Wellness

    Caring for Yourself After the Loss of a Loved One

    Grief is a normal and natural response to death. It can affect our cognitive processes, tax our emotions, change our social lives and can even challenge our spiritual understanding. “Grief is inextricably tied to love” says Liane Fry, LMFT, bereavement specialist at Scripps Health. “Generally ...

    • Wednesday, April 9th, 2014
  • Health and Wellness

    How Love Affects Your Heart

    Does your heart beat faster when you are around the person you love? That feeling of excitement and happiness may actually be good for your health.

  • 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

    Caring for Yourself While Caring for a Loved One

    Former first lady Rosalynn Carter once said, “There are only four kinds of people in the world: Those who have been caregivers, those who are currently caregivers, those who will be caregivers and those who will need caregivers.” Providing care for a loved one who is seriously ill or ...

  • Scripps in the News

    The Savvy Patient - Advance Directive Lets Patient Decide End-of-Life Treatments

    In this week’s installment of The San Diego Union-Tribune’s “Savvy Patient” column, Scripps Health provides insight on end-of-life medical care. Planning ahead for end-of-life medical decisions can make the final days less stressful for not only the patient, but for families and caregivers as ...

    • Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011