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  • Health and Wellness

    Preventing and Managing Chronic Diseases: What Matters?

    By Mimi Guarneri, MD, Scripps Health With more than 80 million Americans living with some form of heart disease, 5.3 million with Alzheimer’s and 46 million with arthritis, it is easy to believe that such chronic diseases are an inevitable part of aging. The truth is, we can prevent the onset ...

  • Scripps in the News

    Scripps Doctor Offers Alternative Tips to Manage Cancer Side Effects

    Dr. David Leopold of Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine appeared on the Channel 6 morning show “San Diego Living” Jan. 20 to share the latest alternative approaches to managing the side effects of cancer treatment. Dr. Leopold and Dr. Michael Kosty of Scripps Cancer Center will ...

    • Thursday, January 20th, 2011
  • News

    An Evidence-Based Update on Natural Supplements

    San Diego – Vitamin D has been linked to providing protection from osteoporosis, high blood pressure, cancer, diabetes and a host of other illnesses; yet recent studies show that about 60-70 percent of Americans are vitamin D deficient. There are many contributing factors to this including increased ...

    • Thursday, January 13th, 2011
  • News Releases

    Scripps to Host Free Presentation Jan. 25 to Explore Latest Options for Easing Side Effects of Cancer Treatments

    San Diego – Cancer patients, families and friends can learn the latest strategies for treating side effects associated with cancer treatments at a free program Tuesday, Jan. 25 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Scripps Green Hospital in La Jolla. “Managing Symptoms of Cancer Treatment: Body, Mind and Spirit” ...

  • Health and Wellness

    A New Chance at Life

    How many coronary artery stents does it take to convince a fast food junkie to give up cheeseburgers and take up yoga and meditation?

    • Friday, May 28th, 2010
  • Health and Wellness

    Managing Osteoarthritis and Maintaining Your Mobility

    As we age, one of the most common health problems we will all face is chronic joint pain and stiffness due to arthritis. As the nation’s most common cause of disability, an estimated one in five adults in the United States report having doctor-diagnosed arthritis, and it’s estimated that 67 million ...

  • Health and Wellness

    Friendship Heals Hearts

    When Art Mercado first joined the Lifestyle Change Program at Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine, he said very little about his 46 heart procedures during group support sessions. It took a good-natured ribbing from the outspoken Matt Crisci to get hi

    • Monday, February 1st, 2010
  • News

    The Road to Healing with Naomi Judd

    Join entertainer, best-selling author & patient advocate Naomi Judd on January 22 as she shares practical and innovative tools for recovery and health as well as her own story of finding a path to health.

    • Monday, December 21st, 2009
  • Scripps in the News

    Scripps Offers Ideas on How to Make Healthy Holiday Meals

    Andrea Ogden, registered dietitian at Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine, was interviewed on XETV San Diego 6 News about how to make your holiday meals more nutritious. Watch interview about nutritious holiday meals As seen on CW 6, Nov. 12, 2009. Media Contact: Anna-Maja Dahlgren Phone: ...

    • Thursday, November 12th, 2009
  • Health and Wellness

    Keep Your Back Healthy

    Ignoring our back muscles can lead to injury and back pain. Adding gentle stretches and back strengthening exercises can eliminate those aches and pains and improve your flexibility and athletic performance.

    • Monday, November 9th, 2009