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Scripps in the News | October 29, 2020

News Spotlight on Proposed Changes to Colorectal Cancer Screening

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KUSI interviews Scripps oncologist Thomas Buchholz, MD, about the recommended change in colon cancer screenings to reach younger adults.
Scripps in the News | October 28, 2020

Scripps MD Anderson Expert Shares Latest on Breast Cancer

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Thomas Buchholz, MD, discusses the importance of breast cancer screenings during COVID-19 and more in CBS 8 interview.
Health and Wellness | October 21, 2020

5 Questions to Ask When Looking for a New Doctor

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Choosing a new primary care doctor is not always easy. These five questions can make it easier for you to find the right doctor for you.
Health and Wellness | October 20, 2020

How Does Coronavirus Affect People with Heart Disease? (video)

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People with heart disease are at higher risk for severe illness from COVID. Don't wait to seek heart care. Scripps hospitals are safe.
Health and Wellness | October 20, 2020

How to Celebrate Halloween During COVID-19 Pandemic: Do It Safely

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Safety is the magic word this Halloween. Avoid close-contact Halloween activities. Consider alternative activities to keep it fun.
Health and Wellness | October 20, 2020

Who Should Get a Flu Shot? (podcast)

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Mostly everybody should get a flu shot to prevent flu illness, which can be severe. A flu shot will not protect against COVID-19.
Health and Wellness | October 20, 2020

Varicose Veins vs Spider Veins: What’s the Difference?

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Learn about common causes and treatments for spider veins and varicose veins, including when to see a dermatologist or vascular surgeon..
News Releases | October 19, 2020

Scripps Medical Center Jefferson Opens in Oceanside

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Scripps Health announced the opening of Scripps Medical Center Jefferson, its largest North County outpatient health center in the city of Oceanside.
Health and Wellness | October 15, 2020

What Is Gastric Sleeve Surgery? Does It Lead to Weight Loss?

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Gastric sleeve surgery, is a procedure that helps people who are severely obese lose weight by reducing the size of the stomach.
Health and Wellness | October 14, 2020

What Are The Signs That I’m Having a Stroke? (podcast)

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When a stroke strikes, time is critical to prevent severe brain damage. Learn the warning signs of a stroke. Learn the BE FAST acronym.