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Learn more about Scripps Health in San Diego through our news center. Using the filters below, you can find news releases, wellness articles, patient stories, health tips from our physicians and highlights of recent media coverage.

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Health and Wellness | January 26, 2021

The COVID-19 Vaccine: What You Need to Know (video)

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Dr. Mark Shalauta, primary care and vaccine expert, discusses the COVID-19 vaccine, who needs it, safety and benefits of vaccination.
Health and Wellness | January 26, 2021

What Medical Rights Do Minors Have?

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Parents have limited access to their children's medical records once they turn 12. Learn how Scripps applies these health privacy laws.
Scripps in the News | January 22, 2021

CBS 8 News Explores Reasons Behind Declining Cancer Death Rates in U.S.

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Cancer death rates continue to fall in the U.S. for the 27th straight year. Take an in-depth look at why as CBS News 8 interviews Thomas Buchholz, MD.
Scripps in the News | January 19, 2021

UT Columnist Thanks Scripps La Jolla Staff for COVID-19 Care

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San Diego Union-Tribune columnist received COVID-19 care and thanks doctors, nurses and other staff and employees at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla.
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.