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At Sharp HealthCare, it is our mission to improve the health of everyone we serve. And as San Diego's leading health care provider, we're proud to touch the lives of more individuals in our community than any other health care system. Sharp is not for profit, but for people, which means all of our resources are dedicated to delivering the highest quality patient-centered care, the latest medical t

echnology and superior service. Every day, our 2,600 affiliated doctors and more than 17,000 employees work to provide our patients and their families with the extraordinary level of care that we call The Sharp Experience. And with four acute-care hospitals, three specialty hospitals, two affiliated medical groups and a full spectrum of other facilities and services, Sharp makes it easy to get the care you need close to home.

More than 750 women “Let Love In” and enjoyed a day of health, wellness and pampering at the 2024 Sharp Women’s Health C...
04/26/2024

More than 750 women “Let Love In” and enjoyed a day of health, wellness and pampering at the 2024 Sharp Women’s Health Conference! Don’t miss next year’s event -- visit http://spr.ly/6181b0LnP to sign up to be the first to know when the date is announced. See you in 2025!

For Teresita, the journey to finding a new kidney started on social media.
04/26/2024

For Teresita, the journey to finding a new kidney started on social media.

After receiving a diagnosis of Stage 3 chronic kidney disease, Teresita Brooke had a kidney transplant at Sharp Memorial Hospital.

04/25/2024

3.3 million men in the United States are living with prostate cancer. This technology helps pinpoint a diagnosis.

Weight-loss surgery can have several health benefits, including improved fertility.
04/24/2024

Weight-loss surgery can have several health benefits, including improved fertility.

Bariatric surgery can help improve fertility by increasing hormone levels, regulating menstrual cycles and reducing body weight.

Catch a glimpse inside a NICU with a firsthand account from a neonatologist.
04/24/2024

Catch a glimpse inside a NICU with a firsthand account from a neonatologist.

A neonatologist specializes in caring for babies who are delivered premature or with high-risk or complex medical conditions.

04/24/2024

Since 1966, Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center volunteers have served the South Bay community. They support the hospital's staff, patients and visitors, providing top-notch experiences. You'll see them in the gift shop, playing an instrument and visiting patients for pet therapy. Volunteers help with wayfinding and shuttle driving, and also provide support to our staff. They're an essential part of our Sharp family, and we are grateful for them!

Like any weight-loss program, intermittent fasting has both benefits and drawbacks.
04/23/2024

Like any weight-loss program, intermittent fasting has both benefits and drawbacks.

While intermittent fasting can improve some health conditions, a study has linked it to increased heart risks.

We all experience loneliness every once in a while. On this  , we offer tips to handle feeling alone. Most importantly, ...
04/22/2024

We all experience loneliness every once in a while. On this , we offer tips to handle feeling alone. Most importantly, remember to be kind and gentle with yourself. And if you or a loved one is experiencing severe loneliness and finding it difficult to cope, Sharp offers various mental health programs that can help. Learn more at www.sharp.com/mentalhealth.

Kicking alcohol to the curb has many benefits to your body. These are just a few.
04/19/2024

Kicking alcohol to the curb has many benefits to your body. These are just a few.

Some ways your body benefits from decreased drinking include improved skin, better sleep, weight loss, mental clarity, a lifted mood and cancer prevention.

This nurse gave back to Sharp in honor of his father.
04/19/2024

This nurse gave back to Sharp in honor of his father.

To honor his father who passed away from COVID-19 in 2020, Mike Grasparil of San Diego donated to Sharp HealthCare, where he works.

If you wake with anxious thoughts, this read is for you.
04/18/2024

If you wake with anxious thoughts, this read is for you.

To avoid morning anxiety, avoid caffeine, be mindful, take care of yourself and take a break from your devices.

04/18/2024

This week, Sharp celebrates the first anniversary of the Sharp Prebys Innovation and Education Center, an extraordinary milestone for ENVISION: The Campaign for Sharp HealthCare. A landmark space that promotes research and workforce development, the SPIEC has already had a profound impact in the greater San Diego community. The SPIEC has already hosted more than 100 events, training programs, seminars, and product and tech demos.

04/17/2024

This Parkinson’s treatment can significantly reduce symptoms and improve a patient’s quality of life.

After a shocking cancer announcement, Kate Middleton is now undergoing preventive chemotherapy. Here’s what that means.
04/16/2024

After a shocking cancer announcement, Kate Middleton is now undergoing preventive chemotherapy. Here’s what that means.

Preventive chemotherapy, or adjuvant chemotherapy, is a preventive measure that targets cancer cells still lingering inside the body after surgery.

Dr. Nick Kusnezov, orthopedic surgeon, spent a recent afternoon with Ms. Lim’s TK students at Leonardo da Vinci Health S...
04/16/2024

Dr. Nick Kusnezov, orthopedic surgeon, spent a recent afternoon with Ms. Lim’s TK students at Leonardo da Vinci Health Sciences Charter School in Chula Vista. Dr. Kusnezov delighted the kids by bringing a box of bones for them to explore, helping them label and color a skeleton worksheet, and joining them in doing the “Skeleton Shake.” We’re proud to support our Chula Vista community! 🦴

While visiting San Diego from New York, this police captain found himself at Sharp Memorial, undergoing a heart transpla...
04/16/2024

While visiting San Diego from New York, this police captain found himself at Sharp Memorial, undergoing a heart transplant.

While on vacation in San Diego, Domingo Sanchez experienced cardiac arrest and was treated at Sharp Memorial Hospital.

People living in these geographic areas live longer. Here’s why.Learn more about blue zones and dozens of other women's ...
04/15/2024

People living in these geographic areas live longer. Here’s why.

Learn more about blue zones and dozens of other women's health topics at the Sharp Women's Health Conference on Saturday, April 20.

People in blue zones live longer because they stay active, are social, have purpose, reduce stress, eat mostly plants and stop eating when they are full.

Bring on the zing with this zesty Italian salad, full of vitamins and flavor.Plant-based eating has a myriad of health b...
04/12/2024

Bring on the zing with this zesty Italian salad, full of vitamins and flavor.

Plant-based eating has a myriad of health benefits, such as improved cholesterol levels and reduced risk of disease. See a live demonstration of preparing plant-based meals at the Sharp Women's Health Conference on Saturday, April 20.

This Mediterranean diet-inspired salad recipe is easy to prepare and features tomatoes, beans, mozzarella cheese and a lemon basil vinaigrette.

Exercise is a key way to keep Parkinson’s symptoms at bay.
04/11/2024

Exercise is a key way to keep Parkinson’s symptoms at bay.

Sharp Grossmont Hospital offers exercise classes tailored to patients managing symptoms of Parkinson's disease.

Do your health insurance tax forms look like alphabet soup? This can help.
04/11/2024

Do your health insurance tax forms look like alphabet soup? This can help.

Tax forms 1095-A, 1095-B and 1095-C help determine if you had qualifying health coverage, which is required under the Affordable Care Act.

Breast density can play a role in cancer risk. Here’s how to know if it impacts you.
04/10/2024

Breast density can play a role in cancer risk. Here’s how to know if it impacts you.

40 to 50% of women have dense breasts, which can increase the chances of developing breast cancer.

It’s official: Stress can cause weight gain. Here’s how to tackle the cycle.
04/09/2024

It’s official: Stress can cause weight gain. Here’s how to tackle the cycle.

Knowing which stage of kidney disease a person is in is crucial for effective management.
04/09/2024

Knowing which stage of kidney disease a person is in is crucial for effective management.

Chronic kidney disease progresses through 5 stages based on results of the Glomerular Filtration Rate (eGFR) test.

Keep Kegels in your regular exercise routine. Here’s why.Learn more about pelvic health and dozens of other health topic...
04/08/2024

Keep Kegels in your regular exercise routine. Here’s why.

Learn more about pelvic health and dozens of other health topics at the Sharp Women's Health Conference on Saturday, April 20.

Pelvic floor muscles help us perform many important functions. These 8 tips will keep them in shape.

Daniela is grateful for a second chance at life after receiving a new kidney from a San Diego boy whose life was tragica...
04/05/2024

Daniela is grateful for a second chance at life after receiving a new kidney from a San Diego boy whose life was tragically cut short.

While on the transplant list waiting for a kidney donor, Daniela Castro fought to stay alive. She was determined to see her daughter grow up.

  is rare but highly treatable. Here’s what you need to know about risk factors and treatment options.
04/04/2024

is rare but highly treatable. Here’s what you need to know about risk factors and treatment options.

This type of cancer can affect men of all ages. Learn more about risk factors and treatment options.

Andrea, a military wife and busy mom, found relief from heavy periods thanks to robotic-assisted gynecologic surgery.
04/04/2024

Andrea, a military wife and busy mom, found relief from heavy periods thanks to robotic-assisted gynecologic surgery.

Thanks to robotic-assisted surgery, this military wife and busy mom who loves spending time with her family is back to her favorite activities.

Having trouble sleeping? An exercise routine can help.
04/03/2024

Having trouble sleeping? An exercise routine can help.

There is significant evidence that exercise can help you fall - and stay - asleep.

Maintaining friendships can be difficult, especially for men.
04/03/2024

Maintaining friendships can be difficult, especially for men.

Today's culture plays a huge role in men experiencing loneliness, with two main influences being a lack of close friendships and the digital world.

Living kidney donation offers hope to those in need of a transplant.
04/02/2024

Living kidney donation offers hope to those in need of a transplant.

Understanding the truth about living kidney donation can help potential donors make informed decisions and save lives.

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