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Health and Wellness | February 29, 2024

Are Electric Bikes Safe? What Are the Risks?

Learn why e-bike safety education and training are so important. Statistics show an increase in e-bike injuries and deaths in recent years.
Health and Wellness | February 29, 2024

What are Common Causes of Fever in Infants?

A baby lays down before getting temperature taken with a fever thermometer.
Fever in children is usually harmless but still requires special attention. Learn other symptoms to watch for and when to call your doctor.
Scripps in the News | February 27, 2024

Newspaper Article Looks at New Treatment for AFib at Scripps

A San Diego Union-Tribune report highlighted a new treatment for atrial fibrillation. Read more about its exciting origins and benefits.
Health and Wellness | February 26, 2024

Weight Loss Drugs: Are They Right for You? (video/podcast)

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Weight-loss drugs are increasingly popular. They help you eat less by making you feel full faster and longer. Learn if they are right for you.
Scripps in the News | February 21, 2024

Cardio-Kidney-Metabolic Syndrome Getting New Attention from MDs

Scripps Clinic advanced heart failure specialist, J. Thomas Heywood, MD, discusses the ways Cardio-Kidney-Metabolic (CKM) syndrome is being redefined.
News Releases | February 20, 2024

Scripps Cardiologist First in County to Use Newly Approved Device Targeting Heart Cells to Treat Irregular Heartbeat

Learn how this new technology targets specific cells in the heart without damaging surrounding tissue and more about pulsed field ablation.
Health and Wellness | February 20, 2024

Is Male Menopause Real?

An older African-American man discussing symptoms of male menopause, which is another name for low-testosterone.
Can men get menopause? Not like women, but male menopause is a condition related to low testosterone and aging. Learn the symptoms.
Health and Wellness | February 15, 2024

What Does an Abnormal Mammogram Mean?

A health care professional goes over an abnormal mammogram with a patient.
An abnormal mammogram doesn’t mean you have breast cancer. More testing is needed to rule out or diagnose cancer and plan treatment.
Orthopedics | February 14, 2024

When Is Surgery the Right Choice for Chronic Back Pain? (video/podcast)

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Surgery may be an option when non-surgical treatments fail to alleviate chronic back pain. A Scripps orthopedic surgeon explains.
Health and Wellness | February 13, 2024

8 Things to Know About Colorectal Cancer Screenings

By age 45, you should have a talk with your doctor about colorectal cancer and when to do a screening. Learn the symptoms and treatments.