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  • Scripps Tips- January 2007

    New Technique to Vanish Varicose Veins without Surgery According to the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, about 25 million Americans are affected by varicose veins. More commonly developed by women, varicose veins are usually the result of damaged or improperly working valves in the veins, ...

    • Monday, January 1st, 2007
  • Scripps in the News

    East Meets West

    Mimi Guarneri, M.D., cardiologist and medical director of Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine, says integrative medicine has bridged the gap between east and west to prevent disease, alleviate pain and improve health.

    • Monday, January 1st, 2007
  • Health and Wellness

    Get Your New Year's Resolutions Back on Track

    By Peter Seymour, M.D. It wasn’t long ago that we rang in another new year. One of the most common dilemmas many of us face early in the year is making, and keeping, New Year’s resolutions. I think that with a little planning, hard work and dedication, anyone can achieve their goals. One ...

    • Monday, January 1st, 2007
  • Health and Wellness

    Get the Facts on Prostate Cancer

    By Scott Simon, M.D. It’s not something you’ll hear them talking about at a Chargers game or family cookout, but the risk of prostate cancer is something that all men share. In fact, one in six American men will develop prostate cancer during his lifetime. It is the most commonly ...

  • Health and Wellness

    How the Flu Gets You

    by G. Ryan Dominguez, M.D. Have you had your flu shot yet? Contrary to what you may have heard, it’s not too late. Getting a flu shot now may help you ward off several miserable days in bed with a fever, cough, sore throat, headaches and body aches. In some cases, the flu can also cause ...

    • Wednesday, December 27th, 2006
  • Health and Wellness

    The Birds and the Bees: How to Teach with Ease

    by Chrystal de Freitas, M.D. Sooner or later, every child realizes that boys and girls have different body parts. And that some of those parts should be kept private. As a parent, when is it the right time to start talking to your child about these topics? The topic of sexuality often makes parents ...

    • Wednesday, December 27th, 2006
  • Health and Wellness

    Stress Less This Holiday Season

    10 Tips to Help You Deal with Holiday Pressures by George Pratt, Ph.D. For many of us, the start of the holiday season means decorating, shopping, traveling to see family and friends – and feeling our stress levels rise. This is supposed to be a joyful, celebratory time of year. So why do so ...

  • Scripps in the News

    Heart to Heart with Mimi Guarneri, M.D.

    Mimi Guarneri, M.D., cardiologist and medical director of Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine, talks about how her personal experience with heart problems led her to devote her life to helping others make healthy changes.

    • Friday, December 1st, 2006
  • Health and Wellness

    Holiday Feasts Can Still Be Healthy

    by Danielle Lipparelli, M.S., R.D. When the holidays draw near, my thoughts are instantly besieged with memories of family gatherings, twinkling lights, mouth-watering entrees and sumptuous desserts.This is that time of year we celebrate and feast. As a registered dietitian, I’m often asked ...

  • Health and Wellness

    Learning More About Alzheimer's

    by Dee Silver, M.D. It’s been 100 years since Alzheimer’s disease was first described by Alois Alzheimer, a German psychiatrist. A century later, as the average age of our population increases and the “Baby Boom” generation approaches the age when the disease becomes more ...

    • Monday, November 20th, 2006