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by Dr. Norman Kane, Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla More than 30 million children participate in organized sports in the United States, with millions more participating in recreational activities such as skateboarding, in-line skating, and bicycling. Each year, approximately 775,000 children are ...
- Friday, October 8th, 2004
- Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla
by Athena Philis-Tsimikas, M.D., Whittier Institute for Diabetes There are a variety of reasons why many men and women fail to exercise on a regular basis. Some people find the gym too intimidating or inconvenient, while others simply lack the time or motivation. However, a recent study suggests ...
- Tuesday, September 14th, 2004
by Julie Kunin, Ph.D., Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla Your eighth-grade daughter used to be a star sprinter, but lately she’s lost interest in the track team. Your 16-year-old son seems to have a whole new set of friends, and you barely know their names. Is this normal teenage behavior or ...
- Thursday, September 2nd, 2004
SAN DIEGO — Of the 35-40 million annual injury-related emergency room visits, approximately 3.7 million are sports-induced, meaning nearly four million people go to the emergency room each year in the United States due to a sports-related injury. Sports injuries appear to be on the rise, most ...
- Wednesday, September 1st, 2004
by Mihir Parikh, M.D., Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla Baseball, basketball, soccer, surfing…you name it, and we probably play it somewhere in San Diego. Our mild climate makes it easy to participate in sports year-round – and now that summer is officially here, we’re out in full ...
- Tuesday, August 24th, 2004
by Scott Carstens, M.D., Scripps Center for Executive Health Members of the baby boomer generation are beginning to reach their 50s and 60s and seniors are living longer than ever, causing a large influx of older men and women in our society. As their bodies change, there is a need for them to ...
- Friday, July 30th, 2004