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  • Health and Wellness

    6 Healthy Activities to Do in San Diego

    We recently asked Scripps primary care physicians to share their favorite warm-weather outdoor activities. Here’s what a few of them do to stay in shape.

    • Wednesday, May 14th, 2014
  • Health and Wellness

    Why Blood Pressure Matters

    If you ask most people how much they weigh, they may be reluctant to share — but chances are they can easily recall what the scale showed the last few times...

    • Monday, May 12th, 2014
  • Scripps in the News

    Injured? Don’t “Tough It Out”

    It’s been a few days since your last run, and that twinge in your knee still hasn’t gone away. Or maybe you took a blow to the head while surfing, but you...

    • Thursday, April 24th, 2014
  • Health and Wellness

    Over-the-Counter Painkillers: How to Choose

    Do you ever get a headache trying to figure out which over-the-counter (OTC) pain medication to take for different aches and pains? If so, you’re not alone....

    • Wednesday, April 9th, 2014
  • Health and Wellness

    Expert Tips for Safely Soothing Your Baby

    Recent studies have questioned the safety of many popular baby “soothers,” such as infant noise machines and swaddling. But these methods can still be used...

    • Wednesday, April 9th, 2014
  • Health and Wellness

    Tips to Avoid Catching a Bug at the Doctor’s Office

    We go to the doctor to get well or make sure we stay healthy, but doctor’s offices and waiting rooms are frequently filled with sick people. Even if you are...

    • Wednesday, April 9th, 2014
  • Health and Wellness

    When to Get Screened for Skin Cancer

    Skin cancer is a quiet, ongoing epidemic. Around 20 percent of Americans will be diagnosed with some form of skin cancer in their lifetimes. Around one in...

    • Wednesday, March 12th, 2014
  • Health and Wellness

    Five Tips for Eating Healthier on a Budget

    Healthy food can be expensive, but it doesn’t have to be. According to Joyce Havranek, MD, an internal medicine specialist at Scripps Coastal Medical Center,...

    • Wednesday, March 12th, 2014
  • Health and Wellness

    How Love Affects Your Heart

    Does your heart beat faster when you are around the person you love? That feeling of excitement and happiness may actually be good for your health.

  • Health and Wellness

    Six Tips for Better Sleep

    The United States National Institutes of Health estimates that at least 40 million Americans experience long-term, chronic sleep problems every year. An...

    • Thursday, February 13th, 2014