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  • Health and Wellness

    4 Surprising Things to Help Keep You Healthy

    Health recommendations are constantly changing. As scientists investigate new therapies and practices, the body of evidence supporting the use of...

    • Wednesday, February 15th, 2012
  • Health and Wellness

    How to Get Your Child Back Into a Booster

    On January 1, 2012, the California law regarding child restraints in vehicles changed, and suddenly, 6- and 7-year-olds who thought they had “graduated” from...

    • Wednesday, February 15th, 2012
  • Health and Wellness

    Is Organic Produce Worth It?

    By now, most people have heard health experts’ best grocery shopping advice: When you go to the store, stick to the outside aisles. That’s where you’ll find...

    • Wednesday, February 15th, 2012
  • Health and Wellness

    Get Fit and Stay Trim

    If you’re determined to make this your year for better health and fitness, Scripps Health can make it easier, providing tips and tools to help you create a...

    • Wednesday, February 15th, 2012
  • Health and Wellness

    How a Food Diary Could Help You Lose Weight

    Did you know that people who keep food journals lose more weight and keep more weight off in the long run? A food diary helps you confront the truth about...

    • Wednesday, February 15th, 2012
  • Patient Stories

    Radiation Inspires 29-Year-Old Fighting Breast Cancer

    Lifesaving care for breast cancer Michelle Reyes was diagnosed with cancer in her right breast three years ago after she discovered a lump during a...

  • Scripps in the News

    Bath Salts: The Newest Designer Drug

    By Nancy Knott, M.A., Scripps Health Imagine someone using meth, cocaine, LSD and ecstasy (MDMA) at the same time, and you’ll get an idea of the effects of...

  • Scripps in the News

    The Dangers of Synthetic Drugs

    The use of synthetic drugs, such as “Spice” and “Bath Salts”, may be banned in California, but the numbers of adolescents experimenting with these drugs...

  • Scripps in the News

    New Skin Cancer Pill

    A medical breakthrough could help thousands of cancer sufferers but it’s not cheap. It’s called Erivedge. And for the first time patients suffering from...

  • Scripps in the News

    Dr. Eric Topol Discusses His New Book, "The Creative Destruction of Medicine"

    The convergence of wireless technology, DNA mapping, smart phones and online social networks are transforming medicine and empowering patients in ways that...

    • Wednesday, February 8th, 2012