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  • Health and Wellness

    How to Fight Insomnia without Medication

    Several non-pharmaceutical ways to achieve restful, restorative sleep without resorting to common sleep medications, by working with natural circadian rhythms.

    • Tuesday, April 10th, 2012
  • Health and Wellness

    New Pap Guidelines: Is The Annual Exam Gone?

    Cervical cancer was once the leading cause of cancer-related deaths in American women. In the 1930s, more American women died of cervical cancer than any other kind of cancer, including breast or lung. But in 1943, a new method for cervical screening was introduced. The Babeș-Papanicolaou test ...

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    Top Ten Surprising Sources of Sodium

    You may want to pass on adding a sprinkling of salt during your next meal. Chances are what you’re about to eat is already packed with sodium, even if it doesn’t taste particularly salty. A report from the Centers for Disease Control reveals that 65 percent of the sodium Americans eat every day is ...

    • Tuesday, April 10th, 2012
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    Protecting Women’s Health in the 30s, 40s and 50s

    Women’s bodies are constantly changing. Every decade brings different health needs and considerations. And to complicate matters, many women are busy taking care of their parents, spouses and children, sometimes neglecting their own well-being. “It’s fascinating what we go through as ...

    • Tuesday, April 10th, 2012
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    Is Your Diet Giving You a Headache?

    Nearly everyone experiences headache pain over a lifetime. It’s a common reason people visit their doctors—and a serious public health problem. According to a study published in The Journal of the American Medical Association in 2003, headaches are one of the most common causes of pain and they ...

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    Dealing With the Aches and Pains of Pregnancy

    All women are different—and so are their experiences during pregnancy. But many share common aches, pains and other physical discomforts. Fatigue often tops the list. “Extreme fatigue is very common in the first trimester,” says Bobby Garg, MD, an obstetrician and gynecologist at Scripps Health in ...

  • Health and Wellness

    Coping With San Diego’s Year-Round Allergy Season

    A Scripps Health allergist explains the conditions that produce Southern California’s never-ending allergy season and offers tips to keep symptoms under control

  • Health and Wellness

    How to Manage a Chronic Condition

    Being diagnosed with a chronic medical problem can be overwhelming. Management often requires routine monitoring, medication and lifestyle changes. While responding to symptoms and complications can seem isolating and confusing—those who suffer certainly aren’t alone. In fact, approximately 133 ...

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    4 Surprising Things to Help Keep You Healthy

    Health recommendations are constantly changing. As scientists investigate new therapies and practices, the body of evidence supporting the use of complementary and alternative approaches to achieve optimal health and well-being is growing. Mimi Guarneri, MD, a cardiologist and medical director of ...

    • Wednesday, February 15th, 2012
  • Health and Wellness

    10 Things You May Not Know About Your Heart

    Heart disease is the number one killer of women—and it’s largely preventable. Despite how common it is, many women still don’t know how to take care of their heart health and reduce their risk factors for the disease. Find out if you know your heart health facts. Take the heart health quiz. Learn ...

    • Wednesday, February 15th, 2012