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  • 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 ...

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    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 ...

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    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
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    Prudent or Paranoid? The Truth About Nine Common Pregnancy Myths

    by K.B. Lim, M.D. Hair color, hot tubs, coffee and sex -they are just a few of the topics that are often debated during pregnancy. As if pregnant women do not have enough to think about, they are frequently faced with a list of “do’s” and “don’ts” supplied by ...

    • Monday, November 20th, 2006
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    Give Your Medicine Cabinet a Makeover

    by Wendy Hendricks, Pharm.D. It’s not unusual to accumulate bathroom cabinet clutter. Many of us have a collection of half-empty shampoo bottles, aftershave or skin care products tucked away on our shelves. Most of the time, these past-their-prime products are harmless. But when it comes to ...

    • Friday, November 17th, 2006
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    Warding Off the Flu Bug

    by Alissa Gilles, M.D., Scripps Mercy San Diego As winter approaches, we need to prepare for colder weather. For some, that means pulling out winter clothes and warmer blankets and getting ready for the holidays. As a physician, I prepare by encouraging my patients to get the flu vaccine. Influenza, ...

    • Monday, November 6th, 2006
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    The Race Is On: Smart Tips for Safe Training

    by Enass Rickards, M.D., Scripps La Jolla With its mild climate, beautiful scenery and miles of running and walking trails, San Diego is a popular location for running and walking events from short 5K races to three-day walking events and marathons. If you’d like to participate in an organized ...

    • Monday, September 25th, 2006
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    Train Right: Follow These Tips Before Your Next 5K or Three-Day Walk

    by Enass Rickards, M.D., Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla With our mild climate, beautiful scenery and miles of running and walking trails, San Diego is a popular location for running and walking events from short 5K races to three-day walking events and marathons. If you’d like to ...

    • Friday, September 22nd, 2006
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    Back to School Health and Safety

    by Bret Gerber, M.D. Getting ready to send your children back to school can be a frantic time for any parent or caregiver. There are endless lists of school supplies, new clothes and shoes to find. But also on your list should be a well-child exam to check for any changes in your child’s ...

    • Tuesday, September 12th, 2006
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    Play It Safe This Summer

    by Lisa Morikado, M.D., Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla Think summer and what comes to mind? Beach picnics, boogie boards and bonfires? Lazy days by the pool? Or perhaps gardening in the yard until sunset? No matter how you plan to play this summer, play it safe. Summertime may be carefree, but ...

    • Monday, August 14th, 2006