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  • Health and Wellness

    Treating Diabetes With Bariatric Surgery

    Though clinicians often start with diet, exercise and lifestyle modification as a treatment course for people with diabetes, mounting evidence suggests that...

    • Monday, November 14th, 2011
  • Health and Wellness

    Get the Facts About Flu Season

    If you’ve ever had the flu, you know why people line up at vaccination clinics every year to avoid getting it again. This contagious illness causes a nasty...

    • Wednesday, October 12th, 2011
  • Health and Wellness

    Do IUDs Help Prevent Cervical Cancer?

    The second most-popular form of birth control in the world already has an impressive list of potential benefits. It’s tied with female sterilization as the...

    • Wednesday, October 12th, 2011
  • Health and Wellness

    Protecting Your Family from Foodborne Illness

    Cantaloupes, romaine lettuce and ground turkey meat: what do they have in common? In September 2011, all of these foods were associated with serious—and in...

    • Wednesday, October 12th, 2011
  • Health and Wellness

    Studies Yield Clues About Alzheimer's

    Between 2.6 and 5.2 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease. That number is expected to quadruple over the next four decades, according to...

    • Wednesday, October 12th, 2011
  • Health and Wellness

    Halloween Safety Tips

    Halloween is almost here. Kids are conjuring-up costume ideas. Parents are planning parties. If you are a mom or dad orchestrating the activities, take a...

    • Tuesday, October 11th, 2011
  • Health and Wellness

    Making Waves with Living Kidney Donation at Scripps

    Mike Sedgwick knew something was wrong when he was bumped to the front of the line in the emergency room. His ankles were swollen, his head ached and his...

    • Friday, September 16th, 2011
  • Health and Wellness

    Are You at Risk for Diabetes?

    By Athena Philis-Tsimikas, MD You’ve probably heard that diabetes has become an epidemic in the United States. According to the American Diabetes...

    • Friday, September 16th, 2011
  • Health and Wellness

    Does Cholesterol Matter?

    Just a generation ago, when it came to cholesterol, the message was loud and clear: High cholesterol led to heart disease, and it was caused in large part...

    • Thursday, September 15th, 2011
  • Health and Wellness

    Eating Better on a Budget

    Eating guidelines for Americans got a little bit simpler in January 2011, when the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) retired its two-decade-old...

    • Thursday, September 15th, 2011