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  • Health and Wellness

    How to Boost Your Lifespan in 15 Minutes a Day

    Decades of clinical research have established a long list of benefits for regular, moderate exercise. Now, new research offers up a groundbreaking reason to break out the sneakers or dust off the yoga mat. Even if you can’t manage to dedicate a full hour to daily physical activity, it turns out that ...

    • Thursday, September 15th, 2011
  • Scripps in the News

    Eating Healthy on a Budget Takes Planning

    According to a recent study from the University of Washington, following the new dietary guidelines can add almost 10% to your food bill. We can either be a victim of high costs of food or we can take some actions to decrease that cost. Scripps Hospital nutritionist, Megan Boitano says eating ...

    • Friday, August 5th, 2011
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    Scripps Health Acquires Del Mar Family Practice

    Acquisition adds primary care to Scripps Clinic’s Del Mar location San Diego – Scripps Health has acquired Del Mar Family Practice in an agreement to be complete by Sept. 1. The acquisition will add primary care to the existing Scripps Clinic Del Mar location at 12395 El Camino Real, which also ...

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    New Scripps Study First to Validate Usefulness of Pocket Ultrasound

    San Diego – Nearly 200 years after the introduction of the stethoscope, the accuracy of a pocket ultrasound device that enables a physician to “look” at a patient’s heart during routine physical exams has been validated for the first time in peer-reviewed research led by Scripps ...

    • Tuesday, July 5th, 2011
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    Scripps Health Physician Receives Outstanding Service Award for Diabetes Program

    San Diego — Scripps Health endocrinologist Athena Philis-Tsimikas, MD, received the Outstanding Service Award for the Promotion of Endocrine Health of an Underserved Population, recognizing her leadership of Project Dulce, a diabetes disease management program for the underserved and ...

    • Monday, April 18th, 2011
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    Community Invited to Scripps Coastal Medical Center Health Fair Set for April 16

    San Diego – Scripps Coastal Medical Center invites the community to a Living Well Through the Ages event, Saturday, April 16, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Residents are encouraged to attend to find out how their health “scores” compare with those in the healthy range. “Whether you’re 25 or 75, your health ...

  • Scripps in the News

    The Savvy Patient - Clear, Timely Communication is Critical

    In this week’s installment of The San Diego Union-Tribune’s “Savvy Patient” column, Scripps Health provides insight on healthy patient-doctor communication. Clear communication between the patient and doctor is a critical part of making the delivery of health care as effective as possible. While ...

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    The Savvy Patient - Don’t Catch a Bug in the Waiting Room

    In this week’s installment of The San Diego Union-Tribune’s “Savvy Patient” column, Scripps Health provides insight on how to avoid spreading illness while in the doctor’s office waiting room. Trying to avoid waiting rooms altogether during cold and flu season is not always an option, but a ...

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    The Savvy Patient - Don’t Get Caught in a Web of Bad Advice

    In this week’s installment of The San Diego Union-Tribune’s “Savvy Patient” column, Scripps Health provides insight about searching online for credible health information. More than eight out of 10 Internet users have looked online for health information, according to the Pew Research Center. Some ...

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    The Savvy Patient - Sorting Through the Various Medicare Options

    In this week’s installment of The San Diego Union-Tribune’s “Savvy Patient” column, Scripps Health provides insights into the issue of Medicare. Seniors need to decide between the many options offered by government-run Medicare and other private health insurance programs contracted ...