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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

    Knowing your numbers could save your life If you ask most people how much they weigh, they may be reluctant to share — but chances are they can easily recall...

    • 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

    Discover safe, effective ways to use common OTC remedies Do you ever get a headache trying to figure out which over-the-counter (OTC) pain medication to take...

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

    Expert Tips for Safely Soothing Your Baby

    Get the facts about popular products and methods often used to pacify infants Recent studies have questioned the safety of many popular baby “soothers,” such...

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

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

    Putting the kibosh on contagious illnesses in the waiting room We go to the doctor to get well or make sure we stay healthy, but doctor’s offices and waiting...

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

    Five Tips for Eating Healthier on a Budget

    How to shop for low-cost foods with high nutritional value. Healthy food can be expensive, but it doesn’t have to be. According to Joyce Havranek, MD, an...

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

    When to Get Screened for Skin Cancer

    by Caroline Piggott, MD Skin cancer is a quiet, ongoing epidemic. Around 20 percent of Americans will be diagnosed with some form of skin cancer in their...

    • 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

    Ways to stop tossing and turning so you get a better night’s rest The United States National Institutes of Health estimates that at least 40 million...

    • Thursday, February 13th, 2014