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July 18, 2024

Scripps Provides Free Skin Cancer Screenings to Ocean Lifeguards

Learn more about this annual event that Scripps has offered for 25 years as part of its community benefit program.
Health and Wellness | July 17, 2024

Can Stress Cause Rashes?

Skin rashes are common stress symptoms. They often affect people with skin conditions or allergies. Learn about home remedies and more.
Health and Wellness | July 16, 2024

How To Stay Cool in Hot Weather

Little girl cools off, stays hydrated on a hot day with fan and watermelon.
Heat stroke and heat exhaustion can be harmful to your health. Lower your risks, recognize symptoms and know what to do if either happens to you.
News Releases | July 16, 2024

U.S. News Ranks Scripps Health No. 1 for Heart Care and Orthopedics in San Diego Region

Surgeons and staff work on a patient in an operating room.
Scripps among the nation’s best in six specialties in the U.S. News annual “Best Hospitals” list.
Scripps in the News | July 15, 2024

Scripps Heart Program Recognized as One of Best in Nation

Learn why Becker’s Hospital Review gave Scripps Health a top mark for heart care.
Health and Wellness | July 15, 2024

Ozempic vs. Mounjaro: How Do They Compare?

Weight loss drugs like Ozempic and Mounjaro are increasingly popular. Which is better?
Ken Fujioka, a weight management specialist, explains the difference between Ozempic and Mounjaro and why one was found more effective.
Health and Wellness | July 12, 2024

How Can Laser Surgery Improve Your Appearance? (video)

Thumbnail featuring Dr. Ross and Laser Treatment Video/Podcast
A cosmetic dermatologist explains how laser therapy effectively treats skin conditions like acne and improves skin texture and appearance.
Health and Wellness | July 12, 2024

When to Choose Virtual Care and How to Prepare

Virtual care connects you with your doctor for routine care from the comfort of your house using online tools, including video visits.
Health and Wellness | July 11, 2024

Does Breast Density Increase Your Cancer Risk?

A woman performs a breast self exam. She may have dense breast density.
Dense breast tissue can increase cancer risk and complicate detection. Mammograms may miss tumors, causing a need for additional tests.
Health and Wellness | July 9, 2024

4 Ways to Prevent Flat Head Syndrome in Babies

Prevent and treat flat head syndrome in babies with our tips on sleep positions and neck health and when to consider helmet therapy.