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.
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 >
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 >
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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