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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 | August 19, 2022

How Often Should I Change My Workout Routine?

If you’re getting regular exercise, your commitment is admirable. Avoid getting bored with your workout routine by making small changes.
Health and Wellness | August 19, 2022

How Does Medicare Work?

Medicare is our nation’s health insurance coverage for senior citizens. Help your loved one prepare for Medicare by learning how it works.
Health and Wellness | August 19, 2022

Artificial Intelligence Used to Improve Patient Care

At Scripps, a new technology is allowing caregivers to seamlessly record and document a visit while focusing on the patient.
Health and Wellness | August 19, 2022

History-making Physician Balances Busy Work and Home Life

Toluwalase Ajayi, MD, a palliative care physician, balances a busy home and work life while leading the San Diego County Medical Society.
Health and Wellness | August 18, 2022

How Important Is an Annual Physical Exam?

During visits, primary care doctors can assess health concerns and prevent problems. Visits may include vaccinations, lab tests and screenings.
Health and Wellness | August 18, 2022

How Does Virtual Care Improve the Patient Experience?

At Scripps, virtual care makes it easier for patients to get the care they need, using video visits, online symptom checker and more.
Health and Wellness | August 18, 2022

What Should I Review During Open Enrollment?

During open enrollment period for health insurance, anticipate care needs, review in-network providers, prescription coverage and more.
Health and Wellness | August 17, 2022

What Are the Benefits of Outpatient Orthopedic Surgery?

At Scripps, orthopedic surgeons can treat a wide range of conditions on an outpatient basis, including hip, knee, hand, spine.
Health and Wellness | August 17, 2022

Bariatric Surgery Success Story: Elizabeth Mireles Riggs

Elizabeth Mireles Riggs lost more than 100 pounds with help from bariatric surgery. She shares her weight-loss success story at Scripps.
Health and Wellness | August 17, 2022

When Is Cervical Spine Fusion Necessary?

Cervical spinal fusion connects two or more vertebrae in the neck to improve stability and reduce pain. Learn how it is performed.