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    Scripps Neurosurgeon Discusses Stroke on KOGO Radio

    Know Your Score to Prevent Stroke Scripps neurosurgeon, Frank Coufal, MD, was interviewed on KOGO radio about preventing stroke. Stoke is the leading cause of disability, but many of the risk factors can be modified. Dr. Coufal discusses the importance of knowing your health score and how these ...

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    The Savvy Patient - Natural Options for Better Sleep

    In Scripps Health’s latest “Savvy Patient” article in the UT San Diego health section, David Leopold, MD, helps shed light on effective, natural approaches to getting a good night’s sleep. Read the full article: Natural options can help put insomnia to rest

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    UT San Diego Previews Dr. Andrew Weil's Feb. 1 Keynote

    In a Sunday Books section article, UT San Diego explored Dr. Andrew Weil’s insights into true food and the optimum diet, as well as the role of nutritional supplements. A pioneering physician and best-selling author, Dr. Weil will deliver a public keynote address Feb. 1 at the Scripps Center ...

    • Monday, January 28th, 2013
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    NBC's "Rock Center" Features Scripps Health Digital Medicine Pioneer

    Scripps Health Chief Academic Officer Eric Topol, M.D., described how smartphones and other wireless technologies are revolutionizing medicine during a recent in-depth feature on NBC’s primetime news magazine “Rock Center with Brian Williams.” “These days, I’m ...

    • Friday, January 25th, 2013
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    Minutes Matter in Heart Attack Treatment

    Each year, about 1.2 million people in the United States have heart attacks. When a heart attack strikes, what happens in the next few minutes can make a critical difference in both the immediate and long-term health consequences. Read the full article in which Martin Charlat, MD, a cardiologist ...

    • Thursday, January 24th, 2013
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    The Savvy Patient - What to Know About Eye Exams

    In Scripps Health’s latest “Savvy Patient” article in the UT San Diego health section, Anthony Novo, OD, helps shed light on some of the key facts surrounding eye exams. Read more in the article titled, Eye Exams Should Be a Routine Procedure.

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    The Savvy Patient - Key Facts About Fertility

    In Scripps Health’s latest “Savvy Patient” article in the UT San Diego health section, Michael Kettel, MD, helps shed light on some of the key facts surrounding fertility. To read the full article go to: Fertility Facts and Figures

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    Scripps Health Shares Tips to Keep Your Weight-Loss Resolutions

    Year after year, losing weight tops the list of New Year’s resolutions across the country. The vow is made with the best of intentions—gym memberships skyrocket, and houses are purged of sweets, soda and junk food. Unfortunately, for many these valiant efforts prove too difficult to maintain. Nearly ...

    • Thursday, January 3rd, 2013
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    Scripps Expert Shares Insights on Effectiveness of Biofeedback

    Biofeedback shows patients their stress responses (blood pressure, heart rate and muscle tension) on a monitor, in real time, offering immediate feedback as they try to stop stress symptoms by using cognitive and breathing techniques to control pain, headaches, stress and other conditions. Jim ...

    • Wednesday, December 26th, 2012
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    The Savvy Patient - What to Know About Epilepsy Treatment Options

    Scripps neurologists Kalyani Korabathina, MD and Abraham Chyung, MD, explain how epilepsy is diagnosed and treated in the latest “Savvy Patient” article in the UT San Diego health section. To read the full article go to: Pinpointing Cause of Seizures Key to Treatment