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  • Health and Wellness

    How to Boost Your Lifespan in 15 Minutes a Day

    Decades of clinical research have established a long list of benefits for regular, moderate exercise. Now, new research offers up a groundbreaking reason to break out the sneakers or dust off the yoga mat. Even if you can’t manage to dedicate a full hour to daily physical activity, it turns out that ...

    • Thursday, September 15th, 2011
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    Knee Pain: What’s Your Type & Treatment Plan?

    Watching Cameron Maybin patrol the power alleys or Jason Bartlett barrel around the base paths, it’s clear the Padres rely on their speed game. Even those of us who move at a slightly slower pace need good knee health to keep active. Knee pain can stem from long-term overuse, sudden injuries, or ...

  • Health and Wellness

    Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms Require Individualized Management

    By Charles Smith, MD Ask five people who have multiple sclerosis to list their top symptoms, and you are likely to get five different answers. Commonly known as MS, multiple sclerosis is a chronic disease that attacks the central nervous system, including the brain, spinal cord, and optic nerves. ...

  • Health and Wellness

    Is It Indigestion or a Heart Attack?

    The symptoms of a heart attack in women are often more subtle than in men, and can be easily confused with stress, fatigue or simply not feeling well.

    • Monday, August 15th, 2011
  • Health and Wellness

    The Health Benefits of Drinking Red Wine

    According to studies published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, the health benefits of red wine are numerous when enjoyed in moderation. One 5-ounce glass of red wine a day for women, or two glasses for men, can improve heart health, lower cholesterol and even help maintain healthy ...

    • Monday, August 15th, 2011
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    5 Tips to Help You Lose Weight

    Weight loss isn’t just a way to boost your self-esteem. If you are overweight or obese, it can be a lifesaver, reducing your risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes and other debilitating conditions. There is a substantial body of research to help dieters drop pounds. Here are a few evidence-based ...

  • Health and Wellness

    Could You Have Diabetes?

    Nearly 40 percent of Americans who have diabetes don’t know they have the disease. Could you be one of them? Should you be screened to find out? Your blood glucose level could be high enough to put you at risk for diabetes, even if you don’t yet have any of symptoms of the disease, such ...

    • Monday, August 15th, 2011
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    Vitamin-Enhanced Water: Health or Hype?

    Fancy, fortified, fizzy or fruity, bottled water is everywhere. When you get thirsty, you can turn on the tap or tap into your wallet. Health or hype? When looking for a healthy option to quench your thirst, you have dozens of choices with cool names in snazzy packages. The ads claim you can drink ...

    • Tuesday, July 12th, 2011
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    5 Tips for a Safe Vacation

    If you are traveling overseas this summer, make sure your immunizations are up to date. But even day trips to the beach require a little planning to make sure you stay safe and healthy. No one wants to get sick on vacation, whether you are on safari in Africa or at your best friend’s beach ...

    • Tuesday, July 12th, 2011
  • Health and Wellness

    Don’t Sweat It

    Excessive underarm sweating can be very frustrating. Clothes get stained, undershirts need to be replaced and some say it even affects their self confidence. Fortunately, a new non-invasive and lasting treatment is now available at Scripps for a limited time. The procedure Scripps Clinic ...