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  • Health and Wellness

    Can a Broken Heart or the Blues Cause a Heart Attack?

    Heart disease and depression- while these two diseases might not seem related, they are actually common companions. Scripps Center for Executive Health has recently added a new screening to its executive physical with this in mind. Depression can actually affect the wiring of the heart and affect ...

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    San Diegans More Likely to be Diagnosed with Melanoma

    According to the American Cancer Society, San Diego residents are three-times more likely to be diagnosed with a melanoma than any other Californians. Using high-vision glasses and employing years of expertise, Dr. Susan Stuart, a dermalologist at Scripps Center for Executive Health is working to ...

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    The Family Business

    While social relationships can provide the best support system against stress, it is also often personal relationships that are the greatest sources of stress, according to Gene Ondrusek, PhD with Scripps Center for Executive Health. “This usually means that business people use the social ...

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    Take Two Aspirins and Build A Better Business

    A gaze into future economic cultivation has corporate seers turning an eye over their shoulders and expanding backwards. For example, restaurants are venturing into farming to raise the best produce for their menus. In much the same way, businesses need to examine the impact an executive’s ...

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    Awareness and Medical Advancements Can Keep Stroke Away

    by Sunil Rayan, M.D. You may have heard the news recently that cancer is now the leading cause of death in the United States, knocking heart disease down to the number two position. But do you know the third leading cause? It’s stroke, and it affects some 700,000 Americans every year. Even ...

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    Could Sleep Problems Be Harming Your Heart?

    by Patrick Wolcott, M.D. You woke up exhausted again this morning, even though you were in bed a full eight hours. Not only that, your spouse didn’t get much sleep either, thanks to your jackhammer-like snoring. No doubt, most of us know that snoring can be extremely disruptive to a good ...

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    Difficulty Losing Weight Could Be Red Flag For Heart Disease

    Trying to lose those holiday pounds may be harder than you think, especially if you’re one of the 33% of adults who suffer from Metabolic Syndrome, also called Syndrome X. Quickly becoming one of the major public health concerns in the United States, Metabolic Syndrome has emerged as a ...

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    Women's Health Fact Sheet

    As stress factors swell to include a fear of safety and an increased anxiety over the well-being of their families, more women are interested in total health and work/life balance, according to Linda Thompson, MD, a physician the Scripps Center for Executive Health. So much so, that the Center for ...

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    Why Pay for a Physical?

    A standard physical by a general practitioner takes minutes, with a doctor or physician assistant spending an average of 15-20 minutes with a patient. An executive physical means executive treatment. It’s an aggressive approach to preventative medicine with an all-day battery of diagnostic ...

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    Understanding Clinical Depression

    by Charles Moreau M.D., Scripps Mercy Hospital Many people may experience periods of sadness during their lifetime. This feeling may last for as little as a couple of hours or for as long as two weeks or more. Although many people equate depression with an extended period of sadness, people who ...