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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)

Thumbnail for video featuring Dr. Eastlack discussing minimally invasive spine surgery for chronic back pain.
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.
Health and Wellness | February 13, 2024

10 Things to Know About Atrial Fibrillation (AFib)

An EKG diagram of atrial fibrillation (AFib).
Atrial fibrillation is an irregular heart rhythm condition that can lead to stroke. Learn about the causes and treatments for AFib.
Health and Wellness | February 8, 2024

6 Acne Scar Treatment Options

A Scripps dermatologist explains how acne scars are caused and treatment options available, including medication, surgery and laser treatment.
Scripps in the News | February 7, 2024

In the News: National Girls and Women in Sports Day

National Girls and Women in Sports Day is Feb. 7 and Fox 5 News interviewed Laika Nur, MD, about the many health benefits of sports participation.
Health and Wellness | February 7, 2024

Are Keto Diets Dangerous for Your Heart Health?

Plates of keto diet foods.
A recent study discovered a link between the keto diet and heart disease. Learn the risks and benefits of this high-fat, low-carb diets.
Health and Wellness | February 2, 2024

What Is the Difference Between a Colonoscopy and a Sigmoidoscopy?

There are many colorectal cancer screening tests. Visual exams include colonoscopy and sigmoidoscopy. Learn how they work.