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  • Health and Wellness

    Which Medical Problems Cause Weight Gain?

    Is one of these conditions derailing your weight loss efforts? For most people, weight gain has a very simple cause — they eat too much and don’t exercise enough. However, many people suffer from medical conditions that can cause weight gain. There are a variety of diseases that encourage the body ...

  • Health and Wellness

    Who is a Candidate for Bariatric Surgery?

    Find out who can benefit from weight loss surgery For many people, the best thing they can do to improve their overall health is lose weight. Even people who are only a few pounds over their fighting weight can benefit. The health benefits from reaching a normal weight are amazing, particularly for ...

  • Health and Wellness

    Can You Lose Weight in Specific Areas of the Body?

    The best approach to losing fat in those stubborn areas If you are happy with your body weight but frustrated with the flabby arms, thighs or tummy — you are not alone. A lot of people feel the same way. Many try to tone up and slim down their problem areas using special machines and gadgets to aid ...

  • Health and Wellness

    7 Surprising Findings About Sleep

    Sleep. We know we need it. But researchers don’t know exactly why it is a staple of optimal health. A new study published in October 2013 provides more clues. In animals, the brain uses sleep to scrub away toxins that accumulate in its tissues throughout the waking day. This research may help ...

  • Health and Wellness

    Top Sources to Help You Navigate the Health Insurance Exchange

    The new health insurance exchange marketplace, which launched Oct. 1, offers people more options than ever before for getting health insurance coverage. It allows individuals and families to shop for medical insurance based on income and gives people who may have previously been unable to get ...

  • Scripps in the News

    A Look at Mixed Martial Arts for Kids

    In a recent live video interview with the Huffington Post, Paul Stricker, M.D., shared insights into the growing trend of children taking part in mixed martial arts competitions. He urges parents to be aware of potential health risks, including concussions and sub-concussive events. Visit the ...

  • Scripps in the News

    Help is Available for Pelvic Floor Disorders

    Following the birth of a child, it’s common to hear women talk about trying to lose the “baby weight” and get their bodies back into shape. What many women don’t talk about are problems that can develop as a result of giving birth, such as incontinence, bladder issues and pelvic pain. These and ...

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    Scripps Participates in Global Clinical Trial for Patients with Aortic Valve Disease

    Retired Brigadier General Stanford Brown has a long and decorated history of giving back to his country. Among his many accomplishments, he fought valiantly in the Vietnam War, served as the commander for March Air Force Base, and helped establish the Veteran Affairs National Cemetery in ...

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    Healthy Ways to Lose Weight for Special Occasions

    You have an event coming up — wedding, reunion, a trip to Maui — so naturally you want to look your best. You may have put on a couple of pounds over the past few months — or years. Now, you want them gone. But you may not have the luxury of time. So what’s the best way to get back to your ideal ...

  • Health and Wellness

    Can Poor Sleep Cause Weight Gain?

    Good rest is fundamental to good health on all levels. Sleep is the body’s opportunity to recharge, repair damage and prepare for the coming day. Without it, our bodies fall out of sync. And our health — including our metabolic health — can be at risk. Poor sleep equals weight gain There have been a ...