Health in San Diego, CA

Watch as Pink Martini performs "I Am Woman" and "Donde Estas, Yolanda" as part of our Good Day LA Mercury Insurance Concert Series!

What do you do when your get up and go gets up and leaves and all you really want to do is call in sick? Tips on how to get your motivation back!

Cristiano Ronaldo, an advocate for sleep health, joins the SleepScore team in an attempt to help people sleep better, and therefore live better.

Having worked for a software company who serviced dental offices, I know a few things are usually pretty universal with dentists... Short weeks with 3½ to 4½ days of availability, holiday weeks closed. Snarky receptionists who are lacking empathy and do not have a solutions-based approach in dealing with hiccups
San Diego Dental Group is the complete opposite in attitude and availability
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Almost 12 million Americans bury a parent every year. Read to learn from Robin Fiorell, a 45-year-old woman who lost both of her parents in the same year.

A father running across the West Coast made stop a Doernbecher Children’s Hospital Tuesday, part of a 1,700-mile effort to raise money for a non-profit he founded for his son.

CARLSBAD, Calif. (June 12, 2018) — SleepScore Labs, the company behind the definitive consumer standard of sleep measurement and improvement, today announced the release of its free SleepScore...

The state dental association is warning older residents to take care of their chompers during Older Americans Month, which is May
"As we get older, it's important to take time to ensure our teeth stay healthy with proper care," said Dr. David Fried, president of the Connecticut State Dental Association in a news release. "It's natural to experience more oral health problems later in life, but there are ways to treat and even prevent them. Prevention is the key to maintaining oral health."…

Lisa Powers, RN from Vitas Healthcare talks about how she was inspired at 15 years old to become a hospice nurse when a close family friend got very sick and need hospice care. When she saw how comfortable the nurses were trying to make her family friend,

VITAS nurses make a difference in the lives of patients every day — few jobs are as rewarding.

Mercury Insurance and the LA Kings teamed up during the 2017-2018 NHL season to give back to fans with life-size player bobbleheads.

The San Diego CNA Program (Certified Nursing Assistant) trains students in the basic principles of nursing and the role of the certified nurse assistant on a health care team in hospitals and in extended care and long-term care facilities.

Great customer service even if I am a difficult patient who has many questions and opinions. The place is nice and clean. Highly recommend!...

Volunteer workers play a significant role for hospice providers, so VITAS is pleased to celebrate April 15-21 as National Volunteer Week.

Watch this demonstration from Brian Farbelow, Registered Respiratory Therapist, for tips on the safest way to store medical oxygen tanks in a home.

Blue light makes the brain think it's time to wake up, just as you're getting ready for bed.

Music can help reduce symptoms but only 5% of care homes are using it effectively, finds report

A heart patient from Hawaii had a chance to go wherever he wanted with Make-A-Wish, and he chose to come to San Diego to meet the doctors who saved his life.

By Kim Butrum, MS, RN, GNP, Senior Vice President, Clinical Services
When you visit a Silverado community you may see residents wearing earphones. What they are listening to is a personalized playlist of favorite music. Music, particularly that the listener has an attachment to, has been found to have many benefits for those with dementia
Research has shown that music reduces agitation, anxiety, irritability and stress…

Dr. Kim is the best dentist I had. I've been coming here over 12 years, and have been very satisfied with the service. He always explains my condition very thoroughly...

There’s still time left in our rainy season — and there’s still time to get a cool, top-of-the-line rain barrel from the County of San Diego’s Watershed Protection Program and the Solana Center.

VITAS LPNs get to know the family whose home they are in. They ensure comfort and dignity for the patient. Learn more about being a hospice nurse.

The Deal $50 for a dental package ($402 total value) Exam with x-rays ($294 value) Cleaning ($98 value) Take-home hygiene pack ($10 value) Enamel: The First Line of Dental Defense Dentists help you maintain one of your body’s most precious assets, enamel. Check out Groupon’s guide to the substance sworn to protect your teeth for life. Stronger than nail, bone, or even a heart of stone, tooth enamel is the strongest tissue in the human body. Like a suit of armor, enamel shields…

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'The Deal $54 for a dental package ($402 total value) Exam with x-rays ($294 value) Cleaning ($98 value) Take-home hygiene pack ($10 value) Enamel: The First Line of Dental Defense Dentists help you maintain one of your body’s most precious assets, enamel. Check out Groupon’s guide to the substance sworn to protect your teeth for life. Stronger than nail, bone, or even a heart of stone, tooth enamel is the strongest tissue in the human body. Like a suit of armor, enamel shields…

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