Welcome to San Diego Health. Whether your passion is surfing, running, hiking, cycling, yoga, walking the dog or enjoying the beauty of 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 three times a year. Enjoy your San Diego Health.
In this issue, you’ll find out how a desk job can be hazardous to your health, whether you’ll be affected by new blood pressure guidelines, and what three bad habits can cause four diseases. You can impress the guests at your next dinner party with a healthy and spicy marinade, learn what your gut has to do with how you feel and see what you should grow in your superfood garden. And for all you superwomen out there, we’ve got tips on avoiding burnout. Hear why noted philanthropist Darlene Shiley supports Scripps Clinic orthopedics and how generous donations make a difference in the lives of Scripps patients. Plus, meet Padres Hall of Fame pitcher Trevor Hoffman and learn why he, and our other patients featured in this issue, trust Scripps with their care.
Orthopedic surgeons have their work cut out for them, but when the patient is Padres All-Star Trevor Hoffman or marathoner Christine Burke, the stakes are even higher. Read the full story >
Innovative technology allows a Scripps cardiologist to monitor his patient — a champion speed skier and cyclist — on his cell phone from halfway across the world. Read the full story >
Dealing with chronic back pain, like 8 out of 10 Americans? Try these five stretches from Scripps orthopedic surgeon Dr. Jamieson Glenn to ease your achy back and neck. Read the full story >
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