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Biofeedback shows patients their stress responses (blood pressure, heart rate and muscle tension) on a monitor, in real time, offering immediate feedback as they try to stop stress symptoms by using cognitive and breathing techniques to control pain, headaches, stress and other conditions. Jim ...
- Wednesday, December 26th, 2012
Scripps neurologists Kalyani Korabathina, MD and Abraham Chyung, MD, explain how epilepsy is diagnosed and treated in the latest “Savvy Patient” article in the UT San Diego health section. To read the full article go to: Pinpointing Cause of Seizures Key to Treatment
Lose weight. Quit smoking. Spend an hour at the gym every day. Find a new job. Resolutions like these are just a few of the thousands being made across the country as 2013 rolls in. While they’re made with the best of intentions, many of them fall by the wayside within months or even weeks of New ...
- Friday, December 21st, 2012
New findings from a 15-year series of studies led by care providers at Scripps Whittier Diabetes Institute reveal that culturally tailored community-created programs are effective at reducing health-related costs and delivering higher quality care. Learn more about Project Dulce from this NBC 7 ...
- Monday, December 17th, 2012
Scripps dermatologist Peter Rullan, MD explains key facts about rosacea, an inflammatory skin condition affecting 14 million people in the United States. Dr. Rullan explores the latest treatments options in today’s “Savvy Patient” article in the UT San Diego health section. To read ...
- Wednesday, December 12th, 2012
Smartphone apps and add-on gadgets will use saliva, cheek swabs, breath and even tears to run diagnostic screenings that now require a blood sample sent to a laboratory, said Scripps Health Chief Academic Officer Eric Topol, M.D. during a recent podcast i
- Thursday, December 6th, 2012
Chronic stress is a normal part of modern life — but for many people, the holidays can bring added anxiety and tension. Left untreated, stress can lead to serious health problems. Dr. Mimi Guarneri, founder of Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine, recently appeared on KPBS to offer ...
- Wednesday, December 5th, 2012
In two recent feature stories, the UT San Diego explored how lung cancer — the No. 2 cause of death in the U.S. — is increasingly curable. In the first story, Michael Kosty, MD of Scripps Clinic offered his insights into the disease. In the second story, San Diegan Adrian Bradshaw ...
- Thursday, November 29th, 2012
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Scripps cardiologist Douglas Gibson, MD explains how an abnormal heart rhythm can lead to blood clots — which for some people can ultimately cause a stroke. Dr. Gibson explores the latest treatments options in today’s “Savvy Patient” article in the UT San Diego health ...
- Tuesday, November 27th, 2012
The holidays are a time of celebration, filled with family get-togethers, social events and gift exchanges. For those recovering from alcohol problems, however, the season may make refusing alcohol and staying sober more challenging than usual. To learn more, read the full article at: Tips for ...
- Tuesday, November 20th, 2012