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  • Health and Wellness

    What You Should Know Before Deciding to Have Bariatric Surgery

    The risks, benefits and costs to consider Surgery is always serious, so before moving forward with a bariatric procedure, it’s important to understand the costs, potential side effects and other issues that may affect your decision. What are the complications and side effects? For people who are ...

  • Health and Wellness

    How Many Calories Are You Burning in a Day?

    One of the reasons many people have trouble losing weight is that they don’t understand the relationship between food, exercise and calories. Generally, people underestimate how many calories are in food and overestimate how many calories they burn during exercise. This may be a recipe for weight ...

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    How Can I Get My Toddler to Behave?

    It’s not difficult, or uncommon, for parents to fall into a corrective mode with their toddler. In other words, they see their child doing something wrong and immediately spring into action. No doubt, this is often motivated by concerns for the child’s safety, as well as the parents’ sanity, but it ...

  • Scripps in the News

    Scripps Physician is a Pioneer in Cardiovascular Health

    Scripps cardiologist Richard Schatz has helped saved countless lives — many who aren’t his patients. Along with Dr. Julio Palmaz, Schatz co-invented the first successful coronary stent. Read all about Dr. Schatz and many past and current contributions to cardiovascular care in a profile by the ...

  • Health and Wellness

    Putting the Kibosh on Emotional Eating

    Steps to help curb the urge to consume food when stressed They call it comfort food for a reason. Sometimes, when things aren’t going right or stress gets overwhelming, our best source of comfort is food. We know this is a problem. We may even know it as we devour that pint of ice cream. But it can ...

  • 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 ...