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  • Health and Wellness

    Mammography: What is Right for You?

    By Mary Wilde, MD, Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla The new guidelines for breast cancer screening recently published by the government-appointed U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) are causing a great deal of confusion and concern — not only among my patients and countless other women, ...

  • Health and Wellness

    Keep Your Back Healthy

    Ignoring our back muscles can lead to injury and back pain. Adding gentle stretches and back strengthening exercises can eliminate those aches and pains and improve your flexibility and athletic performance.

    • Monday, November 9th, 2009
  • Health and Wellness

    Balance Ball Basics

    Balance balls are a fun, inexpensive piece of equipment that offer a total body workout while also improving balance. They can be used for sitting, sit-ups, lifting weights and more.

    • Tuesday, August 4th, 2009
  • Health and Wellness

    Get the Facts About Food Poisoning

    What do spinach, ground beef, cilantro, frosting, peanut butter, instant oatmeal and chocolate chip cookie dough have in common? Of course they’re all foods, but they’ve also all been making the news lately as potential sources of illness-causing bacteria

  • Health and Wellness

    Are Your Prescriptions Affecting Your Nutrients?

    When you’re ill, have a chronic medical condition or need medication for another health issue; prescription drugs can be a valuable and important part of your care. However, some medications may deplete your body of important nutrients over time, creating

  • Health and Wellness

    Plan Budget-Friendly Meals from the Bottom Up

    When you’re trying to cut back on your food budget, it may seem like the only budget-friendly foods are ramen noodles and macaroni and cheese. But the fact is, you can enjoy healthy, delicious meals without spending a fortune.

  • Health and Wellness

    Travel Clinic at Scripps Coastal Keeps You Healthy for Your Trip

    Our travel clinic helps you stay healthy during and after your trip, especially if have special health considerations or are visiting a remote destination. At Scripps Coastal Medical Center, we provide you with the most current recommendations to protect you from illness, and keep you healthy. We ...

  • Health and Wellness

    An Owner’s Guide to Good Health

    You probably check the owner’s manual before bringing your car in for service. Care for your body with the same attention to detail.

    • Tuesday, June 9th, 2009
  • Health and Wellness

    Sunscreen 101: What You Need to Know to Protect Your Skin

    It’s that time of year again —sunscreen displays are front and center in pharmacies and department stores. There seems to be a formula for every skin type: infant, aging, fair, dark, sensitive and so on. If you’re not sure what to look for, trying to choo

  • Health and Wellness

    Women’s Health Screenings: What You Need and When

    The earlier we can detect and diagnose most diseases, the greater our chances of successfully treating them. This is especially true with problems such as breast cancer, cervical cancer, hormonal issues and other conditions that affect mostly women. H