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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.

Sharp Grossmont is the only hospital in San Diego with a specialized women’s acute care cardiac unit.
02/16/2024

Sharp Grossmont is the only hospital in San Diego with a specialized women’s acute care cardiac unit.

Sharp Grossmont Hospital for Women & Newborns has a special unit dedicated to caring for women with cardiovascular conditions.

This list of children's books celebrates the achievements of Black Americans. Find one or more to share with kids of all...
02/15/2024

This list of children's books celebrates the achievements of Black Americans. Find one or more to share with kids of all ages and races during Black History Month and year-round.

From board books to biographies, celebrate Black excellence with these kid-friendly reads.

Dr. Athill lost his father to complications from atrial fibrillation (AFib). Today, he cares for others with the conditi...
02/15/2024

Dr. Athill lost his father to complications from atrial fibrillation (AFib). Today, he cares for others with the condition.

Dr. Charles Athill is passionate about caring for patients with AFib.

Love is in the air for these two Sharp doctors who met in med school — and later married.
02/14/2024

Love is in the air for these two Sharp doctors who met in med school — and later married.

Cupid brought Drs. Frank and Young Tsai together in medical school. Today, they both practice at Sharp Rees-Stealy.

Frequent nighttime urination can be caused by many things, from sleep apnea to an overactive bladder.
02/13/2024

Frequent nighttime urination can be caused by many things, from sleep apnea to an overactive bladder.

Nocturia - more informally known as "having to p*e a lot at night" - is a common concern among older adults and can lead to decreased sleep and embarrassment.

Experiencing "brain fog?" Menopause could be the cause.Learn more about menopause and dozens of other women's health top...
02/13/2024

Experiencing "brain fog?" Menopause could be the cause.

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

A drop in estrogen may be the reason you can't find your keys or finish a sentence.

Integrative medicine at Sharp is an emerging department — one that will expand over the coming years thanks to a generou...
02/12/2024

Integrative medicine at Sharp is an emerging department — one that will expand over the coming years thanks to a generous donation.

The integrative medicine program at Sharp, which offers holistic treatments in conjunction with traditional medicine, will grow, thanks to a legacy donation.

The Lunar New Year has officially begun. Why not kick it off with congee?
02/10/2024

The Lunar New Year has officially begun. Why not kick it off with congee?

This flavorful porridge highlights rich shiitake mushrooms and serves a strong kick of ginger.

An expansion at Sharp Rees-Stealy’s Otay Ranch location will nearly double the facility’s size.
02/09/2024

An expansion at Sharp Rees-Stealy’s Otay Ranch location will nearly double the facility’s size.

The expansion includes a new two-story medical office building with an urgent care center, advanced imaging technology and expanded services.

In 2022, Norma received a heart transplant after being diagnosed with a condition that hinders the heart from adequately...
02/09/2024

In 2022, Norma received a heart transplant after being diagnosed with a condition that hinders the heart from adequately pumping blood. Today she is grateful to Sharp HealthCare and her heart donor for the precious gift of life.

Norma Palacios thanks Sharp HealthCare and her heart donor for the precious gift of life.

San Diego is currently dealing with yet another foodborne illness concern: Trader Joe's has recalled several products du...
02/08/2024

San Diego is currently dealing with yet another foodborne illness concern: Trader Joe's has recalled several products due to dozens of people being sickened by listeria in products that contained cotija cheese. The products include the grocery chain's Chicken Enchilades Verde, Cilantro Salad Dressing, Elote Chopped Salad Kit and Southwest Salad. Whole Foods Market and other retailers have also recalled dairy products from the same manufacturer, Rizo-López Foods. Shoppers are advised to return the products for a refund or throw them away. Seek treatment if feeling ill after eating them. Learn the signs of food illness and how it is treated.

Symptoms of food poisoning can be similar to signs of a stomach bug.

Whatever jersey you’re wearing on Sunday, these spicy bites are sure to be a fan favorite.
02/08/2024

Whatever jersey you’re wearing on Sunday, these spicy bites are sure to be a fan favorite.

Skip the wings and bring on the spice with this flavorful cauliflower appetizer.

At age 92, this former Sharp doctor is grateful for the hospital that supported and treated her.
02/07/2024

At age 92, this former Sharp doctor is grateful for the hospital that supported and treated her.

Dr. Sanger practiced anesthesiology at Sharp Coronado Hospital for decades. Today, she's giving back through philanthropy.

Thanks to modern technology, doctors have many options when treating heart diseases, many of which are minimally invasiv...
02/06/2024

Thanks to modern technology, doctors have many options when treating heart diseases, many of which are minimally invasive.

There are innovative - and minimally invasive - procedures now available for heart and vascular care.

02/06/2024

February is American Heart Month! ❤

An often overlooked but crucial part of pregnancy is maternal heart health. If you or someone you know is expecting, join Sharp HealthCare and the American Heart Association for a free webinar on maternal heart health, where experts will share why it's so important to keep your heart healthy during pregnancy, as well as answer your questions.

Learn more and register today! http://spr.ly/6188pvy8Y

Half of hospice patients are enrolled for 17 days or fewer, even though they qualify for more.
02/06/2024

Half of hospice patients are enrolled for 17 days or fewer, even though they qualify for more.

Considering hospice sooner could significantly increase your loved ones' quality of life.

This dedicated team uses the power of play to help behavioral health patients heal.
02/05/2024

This dedicated team uses the power of play to help behavioral health patients heal.

Recreational therapists at Sharp Grossmont Hospital use the power of play to empower patients with the confidence and skills to cope with mental health issues.

In honor of   and American Heart Month, our caregivers wear red to raise awareness for heart disease. Thank you to our d...
02/05/2024

In honor of and American Heart Month, our caregivers wear red to raise awareness for heart disease. Thank you to our doctors and other care providers who provide the highest-quality care to help keep our patients' hearts healthy. Follow along with us this as we share health tips, news and the latest innovations in heart and vascular care.

Understanding the importance of expert stroke care, B.J. Adelson is giving back to Sharp.
02/02/2024

Understanding the importance of expert stroke care, B.J. Adelson is giving back to Sharp.

After experiencing a stroke 5 years ago, B.J. Adelson is showing gratitude for his extraordinary care through a generous donation to Sharp Coronado.

Since 2011, the Caster Nursing Institute has awarded 454 scholarships totaling over $1.9 million.
02/02/2024

Since 2011, the Caster Nursing Institute has awarded 454 scholarships totaling over $1.9 million.

Ani Harter and Trevor Smith are two of the hundreds of Caster Nursing Institute scholarship recipients who have reaped the benefits.

Heart disease + diabetes + kidney disease = CKM. (What’s that?)
02/01/2024

Heart disease + diabetes + kidney disease = CKM. (What’s that?)

The American Heart Association has linked several related diseases under one condition: cardiovascular-kidney-metabolic (CKM) syndrome.

The rain has landed. Here’s how to stay safe and healthy as San Diego communities face flooding.
02/01/2024

The rain has landed. Here’s how to stay safe and healthy as San Diego communities face flooding.

What they're calling 'The Great Flood of 2024' already hit San Diego and more rain is soon expected. Learn how to keep yourself and your loved ones safe.

02/01/2024

A huge shout out to OBGYN Dr. Ray Kamali and the entire Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center Surgical Services team!

Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center is a 449-bed hospital with the largest array of health care services in San Diego's South Bay. A Designated Magnet and Planetree Patient-Centered Care Hospital, Sharp Chula Vista is home to the region's most comprehensive and advanced programs for cardiac, oncology, orthopedics, maternity and more. Opened in 2012, The Douglas & Nancy Barnhart Cancer Center offers patients the most advanced cancer treatment technology in a unique healing environment.

In January 2020, Sharp Chula Vista opened the Ocean View Tower, a next-generation hospital tower to serve the growing South Bay community. With private patient rooms, state-of-the-art surgical suites, a rooftop café and more, the Ocean View Tower brings Sharp Chula Vista to new levels of clinical excellence with a continued commitment to delivering The Sharp Experience.

Celebrating 45 years of serving the community, Sharp Chula Vista is comprised of more than 2,000 employees, 600 affiliated physicians representing a robust range of specialties, and dedicated volunteers.

Although common for athletes of any caliber, ACL tears in professional players highlight the risk of this painful knee i...
01/31/2024

Although common for athletes of any caliber, ACL tears in professional players highlight the risk of this painful knee injury.

ACL injuries are common among certain athletes. A recent study found treating the knee injury with surgery - a common practice - may not always be necessary.

Does your lovable pup have what it takes?
01/30/2024

Does your lovable pup have what it takes?

Getting your dog certified as a therapy pet takes training and commitment - along with your dog's pawprint of approval, of course.

This restaurant staple tastes even better when made in your own kitchen.
01/30/2024

This restaurant staple tastes even better when made in your own kitchen.

This classic dish is sweet, salty, tangy and crunchy - all with a hearty dose of heat.

01/29/2024
Advice on how to help your infant sleep can be overwhelming. Dr. Maria Gray is here to help with six straightforward bed...
01/29/2024

Advice on how to help your infant sleep can be overwhelming. Dr. Maria Gray is here to help with six straightforward bedtime tips.

Master a sleep training method and enjoy better nights for both baby and you.

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