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    How to Become a Healthier Omnivore

    Among wellness experts, there’s little room for debate when it comes to your diet. The healthiest way to eat, according to the US Department of Agriculture and registered dietitians, is to make produce and whole grains the centerpiece of your plate. The Anti-Diabetes Shopping Cart covered how to ...

    • Tuesday, March 12th, 2013
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    Are You Too Young for a Stroke?

    The incidence of stroke in younger adults has been steadily increasing over the past decade, making it important for everyone to know the signs and seek treatment immediately. “Not only are strokes happening more frequently in younger people than they used to, younger people tend to have more severe ...

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    New Nutritional Superstars

    Spinach, salmon, brown rice and almonds are well-known nutritional superstars. Recently, several newcomers have joined the list of “superfoods” — including a few you may not have tried. Read through the list below and consider adding some of these smart, tasty options to your diet. Quinoa A food ...

    • Thursday, February 28th, 2013
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    Top 5 High Tech Advances in Heart Care

    Your heart beats approximately 100,000 times every day. It is one of the most complex and hardest working parts of your body. And because of all the work your heart does for you, it deserves the best care. Scripps physicians have been researching techniques and devices designed to help improve ...

    • Tuesday, February 12th, 2013
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    Natural Ways to Alleviate Back Pain

    If you’ve ever slouched in your desk chair at work, lifted heavy objects without using your knees for support or clinched your shoulders when life got stressful, these movements could come back to haunt you in the form of back pain, if they haven’t already. Back pain is a common complaint that can ...

    • Tuesday, February 12th, 2013
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    The Anti-Diabetes Shopping Cart

    As the rates of obesity climb in the American population, Type 2 diabetes and related health problems are also on the rise. According to the American Diabetes Association, 26 million people in America have diabetes, including 8.9 percent of Californians — a rate higher than the national average. An ...

    • Tuesday, February 12th, 2013
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    Be Your Own Patient Advocate

    No one likes to be in the hospital, but once you’re back home, it can be difficult to know the best way to recover and stay healthy. At Scripps, we want to make sure patients have the information and resources they need to promote healing and wellness not only during their hospital stay, but also ...

    • Tuesday, February 12th, 2013
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    Top 5 Wellness Stories of 2012

    Did you miss one? The start of the New Year is a great time to reflect on what you’ve accomplished and what more you can do to live a healthier, happier and more well-balanced life. This past year, we covered nearly fifty topics, from how to erase sun damage to how to keep your mind sharp through ...

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    Feeling Sick? When to Stay Home

    Three questions to help you decide Uh-oh. You woke up and something’s off. Your throat is sore and you’ve got a rattling cough. Or maybe gastrointestinal symptoms, like nausea or diarrhea. You’re feeling distinctly under the weather. But there’s work to do, or classes to attend, or errands to be ...

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    Get Ready, Get Set, Get Running

    Start moving for fun and fitness Hitting the track or jumping on the treadmill is a great way to get in shape. If you’re not already a runner, however, starting to run may seem intimidating. Start with a slow jog “People tend to want things to happen right away,” says Ed Fellow, a sports medicine ...

    • Tuesday, January 15th, 2013