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Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to focus on your heart — your heart health, that is.

Amidst contradictory research around the science of heart health, Dr. Mathew Lucks, Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla cardiologist, shares five simple ways to take better care of your heart:

1. Lose excess weight.
2. Eat (and drink) smart.
3. Check your cholesterol.
4. Be active.
5. Quit smoking.

Learn more about these time-honored tips to keep your heart healthy here: http://bit.ly/VlntGftHr
Learn five simple ways to take better care of your heart this year.
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Is a healthier diet one of your New Year’s Resolutions?

There are many health advantages to eating less processed and red meat and you don’t have to go completely vegetarian or vegan to benefit. Try cutting out meat just once a week for #MeatlessMondays and see how you feel!

Learn more about the several variations of plant-based diets ➨ http://bit.ly/MFdtiet
Learn how adding more vegetables to your diet may improve your health
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Garry Collins, 61, had total hip replacement surgery at Scripps in November 2015 after living with increasingly severe pain in his right hip for years. A retired policeman, Garry had spent more than three decades on patrol, as a SWAT officer and as a sergeant.

“All of that takes a toll on your body, and at the same time you’re trying to maintain a higher level of physical fitness because you need that in the job,” he says.

Find out how we helped Garry get pain-free and back on the golf course ➨ http://bit.ly/GryClnsG.

#golfer #painfree #hipreplacement  
Gary Collins underwent a successful hip replacement at Scripps Health in San Diego, and is now able to enjoy golfing again thanks to his orthopedic team.
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Have you heard of the Zika virus?

Scripps pediatrician Dania Lindenberg, MD, shares what you should know before traveling, especially if you or someone in your party is pregnant ➨ http://bit.ly/ZkaVrus
A San Diego County health official said residents shouldn't be concerned of the Zika virus unless they're traveling to a part of the world where the disease is being transmitted.
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Executive health programs, such as the one offered at Scripps Health, are still in demand.

James Tuck, manager of the Scripps executive health program, shares insights with the Washington Post ➨ http://bit.ly/SHExcHt.

#CEO #ExecutiveHealth #Executiveprograms
Plenty of companies are still paying for their top managers to get VIP executive health check-ups to help reassure investors
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Get the facts about women and cardiovascular disease and learn ways to reduce risk factors ➨ http://bit.ly/WmHHFct
Think for a moment about diseases that affect women. What comes to mind? Breast cancer? Other types of cancer? While cancer is certainly a concern, the fact...
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We're curious: How much time do YOU spend in front of screens every day? Tell us here: http://bit.ly/ScrnTmQ
We're curious: How much time do YOU spend in front of screens every day? Phones, tablets, monitors and TVs all count. :) Find out if you're spending too...
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Are you interested in learning CPR? Register for our CPR class at Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego next Wednesday, February 10 from 5 to 7:30 p.m.

This class is designed for new parents, grandparents or anyone who wants to learn lifesaving skills, this class teaches adult, child and infant CPR as well as choking relief.

Register here ➨ http://bit.ly/MrcyCPRg
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Seeing red? It’s +American Heart Association's #GoRedforWomen #NationalWearRedDay!
 
What you need to know about women and #heartdiseasehttp://bit.ly/WmNHrt.
Heart disease is the number one killer of women. Our heart health infographic provides tips to help women live a healthy lifestyle and prevent heart disease.
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February is heart month! Did you know cardiovascular disease — including heart disease, stroke and high blood pressure — is the number one cause of serious illness, disability and death in the U.S.?

Learn how Scripps is advancing heart care and how you can support our mission ➨ http://bit.ly/StHmGp

#heartmonth #heartcare

Scripps spokesperson Susan Taylor encourages community members to make a donation for February 2016 Heart Month.
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Did you know #heartdisease is one of the greatest threats to a woman’s health? http://bit.ly/Chnrt
Scripps offers programming and services that help women live heart-healthy lives grounded in a strong support network.
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Check out the great work by our Mercy Outreach Surgical Team!
 
For decades, the +Scripps Health Mercy Outreach Surgical Team, a group of highly-skilled, medical volunteers visit Mexico's interior and provide free surgical help to repair birth deformities. They depend on donations to make the costly trip to help children whose lives are transformed with their help.
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