San Diego Health Magazine

Celebrating the healthy spirit of San Diego

Learn how Dr.Rashid focuses on healthy eating and nutrition with her patients.

Scripps Clinic family medicine physician Samar Rashid, DO, loves cooking. Learn more about how she focuses on healthy eating and nutrition with her patients.

Celebrating the healthy spirit of San Diego

Welcome to San Diego Health. Whether your passion is surfing, running, hiking, cycling, yoga, walking the dog or enjoying a magnificent San Diego sunrise, we’re focused on you and your health. You’ll get health tips from our experts, learn about innovative care and discoveries that are changing the way health care is provided, and meet people like you whose lives have been changed thanks to the care they’ve received at Scripps. We hope you want to learn more, so take a look, download the magazine and watch for new issues four times a year. Enjoy your San Diego Health.

Current issue highlights

San Diego Health Magazine September 2019 cover with breast cancer patient Melanie Petersen.

Current issue highlights

It’s fall in San Diego. That means back-to-school shopping, carpools and making sure your child’s vaccinations are up to date (including measles). With fall sports starting back up, we need to cheer on our young athletes and keep them safe with tips to avoid sports injuries and options for electrolyte drinks to stay hydrated. Plus, our Scripps experts weigh in on why electric scooters are risky rides and the dangers of vaping in the vape debate. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, so take a moment for you and get a refresher on breast self-exams. It's also the time of year when we can make important changes to our health care coverage. We’ve got you covered on how to pick the right primary care physician.

Recipe for Recovery

Breast cancer patient and New York City chef tells story on how she turned to Scripps for cancer care,

Recipe for Recovery

Melanie Petersen was working in the culinary field in New York City when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. She turned to Scripps MD Anderson Cancer Center to fight it. Read the full story >

Innovative Hip Implant Offers Solution

Patient Eric Boldt shares his story on how Scripps care got him back on his feet.

Innovative Hip Implant Offers Solution

A rare cancer could have left Erich Boldt unable to walk. Learn how an innovative orthopedic surgeon and a new device got him back on his feet and making strides. Read the full story >

Generations of Giving

Ecke family shares their story of being part of one of the San Diego families who share the tradition of charitable giving.

Generations of Giving

Meet some successful San Diego families who share a tradition of charitable giving to Scripps, and to the community, which is passed down from generation to generation. Read the full story >

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