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How Caregivers Can Prioritize Self-Care—Even in a Pandemic

By Dr. Ross Colt Medical Director, Gary & Mary West PACE San Marcos CA— If you’re among the 1 in 5 Americans caring for an aging loved one, or an adult or ...

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Scientists and Public Health Officials use Genomics to Understand How COVID-19 Spreads in San Diego, Neighboring Regions

With funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, scientists at Scripps Research and UC San Diego are sequencing the virus to help guide local outbreak response. ...

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American Council on Exercise Releases Toolkit to Address COVID-19’s Impact on the Nation’s Fitness Community

American Council on Exercise launched its new toolkit that provides guidance for fitness professionals on hosting physical activity experiences in shared-use spaces The toolkit, available exclusively to ACE ...

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Scripps Encinitas Adds Innovative Tools to Improve Lung Diagnoses

Technologies hold potential for earlier diagnoses of lung cancer Encinitas CA— An innovative robotic technology recently introduced at Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas holds significant promise for patients who ...

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Tri-City Medical Center Named One of Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery in 2021

Hospital recognized for superior clinical outcomes in back and neck surgeries and spinal fusion Oceanside CA— Tri-City Medical Center announces it has been named an America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine ...

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Scripps Research’s DETECT Study Suggest Fitness Trackers Can Predict COVID-19

Sensor data from wearable devices can complement virus testing and conventional screening to signal new infections. La Jolla CA— Examining data from the first six weeks of their ...

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COVID-19 and Flu Season: How Seniors Can Stay Healthy

By Jyotu Sandhu, MD, Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group and Simona Valanciute, President & CEO, San Diego Oasis The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) predicts that both ...

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Salk Assistant Professor Dannielle Engle Awarded over $1 million to Study Impact of Tobacco use on Pancreatic Cancer

La Jolla CA—Salk Institute Assistant Professor Dannielle Engle has been awarded a New Investigator Award from the Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program (TRDRP) to examine how tobacco use promotes ...

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Salk Institute Scientists Discover Connection Between Traveling Brain Waves and Perception

Salk scientists discover patterns of neural waves in the awake brain that help detect objects La Jolla CA——Imagine that you’re late for work and desperately searching for your ...

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Top San Diego Research Institutions, led by Salk, to Receive an Expected $5 million to Study Cellular Aging in Humans

La Jolla CA— The Salk Institute will establish a world-class San Diego Nathan Shock Center (SD-NSC), a consortium with Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Institute (SBP) and the University ...

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Screen Time Clinic Launches to Help Set Healthy Screen Habits at Home

La Jolla CA—  Screen Time Clinic® launches nationwide today, offering a specialized service that empowers parents to monitor and reduce youth screen time, creating safe and healthy technology ...

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Common Diabetes Drug Reverses Inflammation in the Liver

Salk researchers made new inroads into understanding how the commonly prescribed drug metformin works in the body La Jolla CA— The diabetes drug metformin—derived from a lilac plant ...

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Salk Identifies Ways of Slow Aging

Method to derive blood vessel cells from skin cells suggests ways to slow aging Salk study is the first to reveal ways cells from the human circulatory system ...

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Scripps Encinitas to Participate in New Centralized Organ Recovery Center

North County doctors says goal is to save lives by increasing number of donated organs for transplant Encinitas CA— In a move designed to increase the number of ...

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First Immune-evading Cells Created to Treat Type 1 Diabetes

Salk researchers develop transplantable human cells that make insulin, controlling blood sugar without immunosuppressants in mouse models La Jolla CA— Salk Institute scientists have made a major advance ...

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