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Stay healthy by staying on top of your routine vaccines

Now that COVID-19 vaccines are on everyone’s mind, there’s no better time to protect yourself from infectious diseases of all kinds. Flu, pneumonia, shingles, and measles; in annual shots to 10-year boosters, there’s an abundance of immunizations available to keep you healthy for life. To learn more about routine vaccines and booster shots, click here.

Some good news for heart valve disease patients: Scripps Health is participating in a clinical trial for a minimally invasive procedure that may eliminate the need for open-heart surgery. Through a small incision in the upper leg, surgeons insert a MitraClip device that’s roughly the size of a dime to repair a leaky valve. To learn more about this groundbreaking procedure, click here.

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San Diego Magazine has partnered with Scripps Health to bring you the stories behind some of the most innovative health care in America, happening right here in San Diego. Stay tuned for more inspiration from San Diego Health.

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