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  • Health and Wellness

    Top 5 Hikes in San Diego

    If your workout routine has hit a plateau or you're simply looking for an inexpensive way to stay fit, consider hiking as your gym pass to the great outdoors.

  • Health and Wellness

    The Secrets of Healthy Fats

    Medical understanding of role of dietary fat in health and wellness has changed greatly in the past 40 years. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says fats...

    • Tuesday, December 11th, 2012
  • Health and Wellness

    Should You Exercise When You’re Sick?

    Ready to hit the gym but feel a cold or the sniffles coming on? Before you decide to skip your workout completely, you might want to think again. In some...

    • Tuesday, December 11th, 2012
  • Health and Wellness

    Signs You May Have a Thyroid Problem

    Have you been feeling tired or depressed lately? Have you gained weight? Easily get the chills? Or perhaps you feel the opposite: Anxious, clammy or even...

    • Tuesday, December 11th, 2012
  • Scripps in the News

    Smartphones As Mobile Medical Testing Devices

    Smartphone apps and add-on gadgets will use saliva, cheek swabs, breath and even tears to run diagnostic screenings that now require a blood sample sent to a la

    • Thursday, December 6th, 2012
  • Scripps in the News

    Scripps Expert Offers Tips to Transform Holiday Stress into Strength

    Chronic stress is a normal part of modern life — but for many people, the holidays can bring added anxiety and tension. Left untreated, stress can lead to...

    • Wednesday, December 5th, 2012
  • Scripps in the News

    UT San Diego Lung Cancer Articles Offer Insight & Inspiration

    In two recent feature stories, the UT San Diego explored how lung cancer — the No. 2 cause of death in the U.S. — is increasingly curable. In the first...

    • Thursday, November 29th, 2012
  • Health and Wellness

    Natural Ways to Lower Cholesterol

    Unless you have been diagnosed with heart disease, medication shouldn’t be your first choice for lowering high blood cholesterol, says Christina Adams, MD, a...

    • Thursday, November 29th, 2012
  • Scripps in the News

    The Savvy Patient - New Treatments to Help Reduce Stroke Risk

    Scripps cardiologist Douglas Gibson, MD explains how an abnormal heart rhythm can lead to blood clots — which for some people can ultimately cause a stroke....

    • Tuesday, November 27th, 2012
  • News Releases

    VAD Program at Scripps Awarded Certification from The Joint Commission

    Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval as a hospital performing ventricular assist device (VAD) as a...