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  • Health and Wellness

    Keeping Your Mind Sharp with Exercise

    The next time you slip into your running shoes, grab your tennis racket or hit the basketball court, you could be working out more than just your body. New research suggests that regular physical activity could also be protecting your brain from declining with age. In a recent study published in the ...

  • Health and Wellness

    Eat Well and Spend Less

    Southern Californians are fortunate. In addition to year-round sunshine, there is also a year-round growing season. Farmers markets and CSA (Community-Supported Agriculture) programs make bundles of fresh, locally grown, organic produce readily available, usually for a fraction of the cost of ...

    • Wednesday, November 14th, 2012
  • Health and Wellness

    The 6 Germiest Places at the Office

    Find out which surfaces are the most common hot spots for germs and how to protect your health Thinking about grabbing a snack from the vending machine at the office? Or reheating last night’s leftovers for lunch in the breakroom? You might want to wash your hands after you touch surfaces in ...

    • Tuesday, September 11th, 2012
  • Patient Stories

    As Summer Sizzles, Watch for Signs of Heat-Related Illnesses

    Ever wonder how hot a baseball field can get in the summer? Padres first baseman Yonder Alonso remembers a game in Alabama where the heat from his metal spikes burned through to the skin of his feet. Outfielder Carlos Quentin says he nearly fainted in the batter’s box during a long at bat in Kansas ...

    • Friday, August 3rd, 2012
  • Health and Wellness

    So You Need a New Primary Care Doctor. . .

    This decision guide can help choose a new physician if you have moved, changed jobs, health insurance plans or simply outgrown your previous doctor.

    • Wednesday, May 9th, 2012
  • Health and Wellness

    How to Manage a Chronic Condition

    Being diagnosed with a chronic medical problem can be overwhelming. Management often requires routine monitoring, medication and lifestyle changes. While responding to symptoms and complications can seem isolating and confusing—those who suffer certainly aren’t alone. In fact, approximately 133 ...

  • Health and Wellness

    Coping With San Diego’s Year-Round Allergy Season

    A Scripps Health allergist explains the conditions that produce Southern California’s never-ending allergy season and offers tips to keep symptoms under control

  • Scripps in the News

    The Savvy Patient - Stay on top of concerns of older adults

    In this week’s “Savvy Patient” column in the San Diego Union-Tribune, Dr. Richard Ricci, provides insight on the best strategies for caring for older adults. With many Americans living longer today, many older adults may find at some point needing some kind of daily living assistance from their ...

  • Scripps in the News

    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 ...

  • Scripps in the News

    The Savvy Patient - Regular Health Screenings Can Head Off Trouble

    In this week’s installment of The San Diego Union-Tribune’s “Savvy Patient” column, Scripps Health provides insights into the issue of regular health screenings. Media Contact: Rachel Lichterman Phone: 858-678-7348 E-mail: lichterman.rachel@scrippshealth.org