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  • Health and Wellness

    How to Ease Your Child’s Fears About Doctor Visits

    A visit to the pediatrician could be anxiety-provoking for a young child. It’s not surprising. The doctor’s office can be full of unfamiliar sights, sounds...

    • Wednesday, May 14th, 2014
  • Health and Wellness

    Ways to Cut Your Sugar Intake

    If you’re like the average American, you probably get about 16 percent of your total daily calories from added sugars, according to the U.S. Food and Drug...

    • Wednesday, May 14th, 2014
  • Health and Wellness

    Why Blood Pressure Matters

    If you ask most people how much they weigh, they may be reluctant to share — but chances are they can easily recall what the scale showed the last few times...

    • Monday, May 12th, 2014
  • Health and Wellness

    Over-the-Counter Painkillers: How to Choose

    Do you ever get a headache trying to figure out which over-the-counter (OTC) pain medication to take for different aches and pains? If so, you’re not alone....

    • Wednesday, April 9th, 2014
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    Expert Tips for Safely Soothing Your Baby

    Recent studies have questioned the safety of many popular baby “soothers,” such as infant noise machines and swaddling. But these methods can still be used...

    • Wednesday, April 9th, 2014
  • Health and Wellness

    Caring for Yourself After the Loss of a Loved One

    Grief is a normal and natural response to death. It can affect our cognitive processes, tax our emotions, change our social lives and can even challenge our...

    • Wednesday, April 9th, 2014
  • Health and Wellness

    Tips to Avoid Catching a Bug at the Doctor’s Office

    We go to the doctor to get well or make sure we stay healthy, but doctor’s offices and waiting rooms are frequently filled with sick people. Even if you are...

    • Wednesday, April 9th, 2014
  • Health and Wellness

    Eight Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore

    When it comes to the following health symptoms, keep the old adage top of mind: When in doubt, check it out. Not every minor ache or pain requires a trip to...

    • Wednesday, March 12th, 2014
  • Health and Wellness

    What You Need to Know About Proton Therapy

    If you or a loved one is ever facing a cancer diagnosis, know that one of the most advanced forms of treatment for adults and children is now available in San D

  • Health and Wellness

    Five Tips for Eating Healthier on a Budget

    Healthy food can be expensive, but it doesn’t have to be. According to Joyce Havranek, MD, an internal medicine specialist at Scripps Coastal Medical Center,...

    • Wednesday, March 12th, 2014