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News online for Encinitas, Calif.

North Coast Current

News online for Encinitas, Calif.

North Coast Current

Fitness. (Light Field Studios / iStock Getty Images Plus via StatePoint)

Study: Average 29 days for Californians to hit their weight-loss goals

FeastGood.com February 21, 2024
As the holiday season twinkled out, it left behind not just memories, but also an extra layer of ‘love’ around the waistline. The average Joe and Jane packed on a ‘festive’ 1.5 pounds. Consequently, many people leverage the New Year as a motivational springboard for health and fitness resolutions, aiming to return to their pre-holiday weight.
Orange Juice and Coconut Chickpea Soup from the  Florida Department of Citrus. (Courtesy photo)

A delicious way to support your immune system

Family Features January 26, 2024
Bolstering your immune system during winter, when coughs and colds seem to take control, is a must for the entire family. Supporting your wellness can start in a simple place — with the foods you eat and drink.
24 Hour Fitness Find Your Strength campaign three-sided digital out of home on The Reef building in Los Angeles. (24 Hour Fitness photo)

24 Hour Fitness invites members to find their strength

News Release January 16, 2024
24 Hour Fitness, the Carlsbad-based 40-year leader in health and fitness, in partnership with creative consultancy InGoodTaste, has unveiled their latest campaign to inspire current and prospective members to Find Their Strength this year.
Oral care. (Brandpoint)

Kick off the new year with a healthy smile: Your 2024 guide to proactive oral health

Brandpoint January 13, 2024
Are you ready to take on the new year with healthier habits and a boost of confidence? Then, it’s time to make your oral health a top priority. Not only does investing in your oral care create a healthy smile, but it can also improve your overall well-being.
Medical experts say that making healthy choices can improve your quality of life, including your overall mental well-being, and potentially reduce your risk of both depression and dementia. (Photo by Sabrina Bracher, iStock via Getty Images via StatePoint)

Prioritize your mental health in 2024 with these nine tips

StatePoint January 11, 2024
As the new year begins, many people make resolutions regarding their physical health, but it’s just as important to focus on mental health in the year ahead, especially for older adults, according to experts.
When you start a new health regimen, you can make the biggest impact with small, incremental tweaks to your routine, according to doctors. (PeopleImages via iStock via Getty Images and StatePoint)

Make these 10 doctor-recommended health resolutions in the new year

StatePoint January 10, 2024
The new year is the perfect time to hit the reset button on your health and wellness. Not sure where to start? Doctors say you can make the biggest impact with small, incremental tweaks to your routine.
The San Diego American Indian Health Center is an accredited patient-centered health home that provides comprehensive medical, dental, behavioral health, community wellness, youth programs and services. (SDAIHC photo)

San Diego American Indian Health Center Receives $500K grant from Prebys Foundation

News Release August 11, 2023
San Diego American Indian Health Center has received a $500,000 two-year grant from The Conrad Prebys Foundation to provide access and quality healthcare to American Indian and Native Alaskan community members.
Community. (Photo by Clay Banks via Unsplash)

New location for TrueCare meal distribution in San Marcos

North Coast Current June 12, 2023
TrueCare has added a new location and updated schedule for its free weekly meal distribution program serving North San Diego County communities.
Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas officials and donors participate in a groundbreaking for the new Lusardi Tower and Lusardi Pulmonary Institute on Thursday, June 8. Left to right: Debbi Lusardi, Scripps Health President and CEO Chris Van Gorder, Scripps Encinitas Physician Chief Operating Executive Scott Eisman, M.D., Warner Lusardi, Scripps Board of Trustees Chairman Richard Bigelow, and Scripps Corporate Senior Vice President and Chief Development Officer John Engle. (Scripps Health photo)

Scripps Encinitas breaks ground on hospital expansion

North Coast Current June 9, 2023
Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas marked the beginning of a major expansion Thursday, June 8, with a groundbreaking ceremony for the $263 million Lusardi Tower and Lusardi Pulmonary Institute.
Vegan food options. (StatePoint photo)

Vegan curious? Here’s how to get started

StatePoint June 6, 2023
Following a vegan diet doesn’t just reduce one’s impact on the environment, it’s associated with a range of health benefits, making it no surprise that a plant-based food movement is on the rise.
Weight loss. (Photo by I Yunmai via Unsplash)

Five tips to jump-start your weight loss post-pandemic

StatePoint March 21, 2023
New survey results suggest that 2023 will finally be the year that Americans bring their health back into focus.
Encinitas City Hall. (NCC file photo)

Encinitas moves to expand smoking ban

Patrick Doyle February 16, 2023
The Encinitas City Council voted 3-0 in favor of a proposal Feb. 15 that would expand the city’s already established smoking ban. Mayor Tony Kranz and Councilwoman Kellie Hinze were not in attendance following COVID-19 exposure.
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