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Scripps Health News, Press Releases, Wellness Tips and More

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 | June 9, 2022

Can Your Nails Show Signs of an Illness?

Learn what certain color and texture changes in your fingernail may reveal about your health, including underlying conditions.
Health and Wellness | June 9, 2022

Is a Tummy Tuck Right for You?

Excess fat and skin in the belly area is no fun but tummy tuck surgery can help give you a firmer and flatter appearance. A plastic surgeon explains.
Health and Wellness | June 8, 2022

Caring for Transgender People: What Are Common Health Needs?

Transgender people have the same basic care needs as everyone else but may include access to gender-confirming care.
Health and Wellness | June 8, 2022

When Should You Worry About an Insect Sting?

Insect stings are usually harmless, except for minor symptoms. But some cases are serious and require medical care. Learn the signs.
Health and Wellness | June 7, 2022

Can Insulin Resistance Cause Weight Gain?

Insulin resistance can lead to weight gain and increase the risk for type 2 diabetes. Learn how to overcome or prevent this condition.
Health and Wellness | June 6, 2022

What Does a Fast Heart Rate Mean? (video)

A Scripps cardiologist explains the causes, symptoms and treatments for tachycardia, where the heart beats fast for no apparent reason.
Health and Wellness | June 3, 2022

Travel Medicine Makes for Healthy Travel

Make your next vacation abroad, a healthy one. Visit your doctor or a travel medicine specialist. Help prevent or manage health issues.
Patient Stories | June 2, 2022

Pandemic Setbacks Reignited Michelle’s Commitment to Health

Michelle Feliciano hit roadblocks during the pandemic until she recommitted to weight loss and set out on the road to health.
Patient Stories | June 2, 2022

Bariatric Surgery Helped Dustin Smith Conquer New Heights

Dustin Smith’s journey to health started with accredited bariatric surgery by one of the most experienced weight loss surgeons in Southern California.
Health and Wellness | June 2, 2022

The COVID-19 Vaccine and Pregnancy: Get the Facts

Pregnant women are an increased risk for severe illness from COVID-19. The best protection is to get vaccinated. Learn why.