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Health and Wellness | February 8, 2021

Looking for a Good Plastic Surgeon?

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Plastic surgery is up during COVID-19. Plastic surgeon Salvatore Pacella explains the most common procedures during the Zoom Boom.
Health and Wellness | February 4, 2021

End-of-Life-Care Planning Matters During Difficult Times

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The COVID-19 pandemic has added new urgency to end-of-life care planning or advance directives in the event of a severe illness.
Health and Wellness | February 2, 2021

Special Enrollment Period Extended for Covered California due to COVID-19

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the special enrollment period for Covered California has been extended through May 15.
Health and Wellness | February 2, 2021

Tested Positive for COVID-19? Here’s What to Do (video)

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A Scripps doctor explains the need to isolate, monitor symptoms and know when to seek emergency care after testing positive for COVID.
Health and Wellness | February 2, 2021

How Does the Coronavirus Vaccine Work? (podcast)

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The COVID-19 vaccine has arrived. How does it work? Who needs it? Is it safe? What are the side effects? A Scripps physician explains.
Health and Wellness | January 29, 2021

Could You Have Polycystic Ovary Syndrome?

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A Scripps OB-GYN discusses symptoms of Policystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), which include acne, irregular menstrual cycle, excess hair.
Health and Wellness | January 29, 2021

What Is Cervical Cancer? Can It Be Prevented?

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A Scripps OB-GYN discusses the causes, signs and treatments for cervical cancer and how it is largely preventable with the HPV vaccine.
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.
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.