San Diego Health Magazine

Celebrating the healthy spirit of San Diego

Lean how surfing orthopedic surgeon Timothy Peppers, MD, sees the waves as his fountain of youth.

Surfing orthopedic surgeon Timothy Peppers, MD, Scripps Clinic. Learn more about how he sees the waves as his fountain of youth.

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

Mother and NICU patients on the cover of the June issue of San Diego Health.

Current issue highlights

Beach days, barbecues and summer vacations are right around the corner. For those of you trying to slim down for swimsuit season, we have info on the most popular diets to prevent a diet dilemma, ways to keep you from being hangry and even tips to avoid constipation. Summer also means showing some skin, so if you have a bad tattoo, we have recommendations to rethink your ink. In addition, we have tips to keep your sunny days from turning into summer bummers. And with Father's Day in June, we have recommendations on how to give dad the gift of good health.

Small Miracles

Sarah Kreutzer trusted our maternal fetal medicine team specializing in high-risk pregnancies to help monitor and prepare for the birth of her twin boys Leo and Wesley.

Small Miracles

Sarah Kreutzer trusted our maternal fetal medicine team specializing in high-risk pregnancies to help monitor and prepare for the birth of her twins. Learn how Scripps supported her every step of the way through prenatal care, labor and delivery, and the premature babies’ time in our neonatal intensive care unit. Read the full story >

Summer Skin Survival

Learn Scripps summer skin survival guide with five tips to safeguard your skin.

Summer Skin Survival

Feeling the burn from soaking up rays is practically a summer rite of passage, so check out our summer skin survival guide with five tips to safeguard your skin. Plus, learn how some common skin creams, lotions and serums can leave you at risk for sun damage. Read the full story >

In Good Hands

Breast cancer survivor, Mary Mickelson, shares why she and her family support Scripps MD Anderson Cancer Center.

In Good Hands

Mary Mickelson is a longtime friend of Scripps. In fact, several of her children were born at Scripps, including her son (and professional golfer) Phil Mickelson. Learn about her journey back to health as a breast cancer survivor, and why she and her family support Scripps MD Anderson Cancer Center. Read the full story >

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