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Health and Wellness | January 18, 2021

The COVID-19 Vaccine: What to Know

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Get info about the coronavirus vaccine from a source you can trust. Scripps explains how the vaccine works and how it will be distributed in San Diego.
Scripps in the News | January 18, 2021

Scripps CEO Discusses Expansion of COVID-19 Vaccination Efforts

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As heard on KPBS, Chris Van Gorder discussed plans to make the COVID-19 vaccine available to people 65 and older, as well as supply issues.
Health and Wellness | January 12, 2021

COVID-19 Screening Questions: Honest Answers Are Important

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Help prevent spread of COVID-19. Be honest when answering COVID screening questions before being allowed inside a medical building.
Health and Wellness | January 12, 2021

How to Start Running: 6 Tips for Beginners

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Regular exercise is advised during the pandemic. For new runners, start slowly and follow social distancing guidelines when out running.
Health and Wellness | January 6, 2021

What Is Preeclampsia in Pregnancy?

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Preeclampsia is a high blood pressure problem that can affect a pregnancy. Dr. Elizabeth Silverman explains risk factors and treatments.
Health and Wellness | January 5, 2021

What Are The Early Signs of Parkinson’s?

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Melissa Houser, MD, a neurologist at Scripps Clinic explains the early symptoms of Parkinson's disease, including tremors and facial masking.
Health and Wellness | January 5, 2021

Is Bariatric Weight Loss Surgery Recommended During COVID-19? (video)

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Dr. Mark Takata, a bariatric surgeon at Scripps Clinic, discusses the link between obesity and COVID-19 and when surgery is recommended.
Health and Wellness | January 4, 2021

Doctors Weigh in On Best Diets

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US News and World Report ranks the Mediterranean diet as the best diet for the third year in a row. Learn why.
Health and Wellness | January 1, 2021

How To Lose Weight Fast (video)

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Scripps weight management expert Ken Fujioka, MD, offers tips to lose weight fast, including getting a scale and foods to eat and avoid.
Health and Wellness | December 29, 2020

Is Sore Throat a Symptom of COVID-19? What Else Could It Be?

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A sore throat is COVID symptom. But it could also be a sign of a cold, flu, allergy or strep throat. Learn when to seek treatment.