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  • 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
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    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

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    25 Tips for Preventing Trauma & Living a Safe, Healthy Life

    In honor of May being National Trauma Awareness month and the 25th anniversary of the trauma system in San Diego County, we’ve put together 25 tips for preventing trauma and enjoying safe, healthy activities—whether you’re at home, on the road or just enj

  • Health and Wellness

    Easing Seasonal Allergies

    Spring is a time of suffering for millions of Americans. As the mercury rises, trees pollinate. For those with seasonal allergies, uncomfortable symptoms ensue. Their itchy eyes, runny nose, sneezing and congestion often start a search for relief at the drug store or a doctor’s office. “When pollen ...

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    Indulge in Moderation for a Healthier Heart

    By Matthew Lucks, M.D., Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla On an island called Kuna in Panama, indigenous residents drink about five cups of cocoa every day. They also cook with it. And they rarely develop heart disease. Yet when they leave the island, their risk of high blood pressure goes up—and ...

    • Thursday, February 5th, 2009
  • Health and Wellness

    A New Approach to Migraine Treatment

    Most migraine sufferers, as well as neurologists who manage migraines, know there is a connection between food and the onset of these extremely painful headaches. Many people who have migraines know that certain foods act as triggers; the most common culp

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    Physical Therapy Offers Help for Urinary Incontinence

    Urinary incontinence, or involuntary loss of bladder control, isn’t something that just happens to older patients. In fact, the condition affects men and women both old and young. According to the National Association for Continence (NAFC), more than 25

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    25 Tips to a Longer, Healthier Life

    To start the new year out right, Dr. Scott Carstens, M.D., medical director of the Scripps Center for Executive Health, has compiled a list of 25 tips to help you live longer, feel better and enjoy life to the fullest. They’re simple to follow, and they c