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  • Health and Wellness

    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 ...

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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
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    How to Get Your Child Back Into a Booster

    On January 1, 2012, the California law regarding child restraints in vehicles changed, and suddenly, 6- and 7-year-olds who thought they had “graduated” from their car seats were sent right back into them. The new law states that children under the age of 8 must be secured in a car seat or booster ...

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    Is Organic Produce Worth It?

    By now, most people have heard health experts’ best grocery shopping advice: When you go to the store, stick to the outside aisles. That’s where you’ll find the raw ingredients for healthy, wholesome meals. Eggs, poultry, fish, low-fat dairy and fresh produce are all situated at the edges of the ...

    • Wednesday, February 15th, 2012
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    Get Fit and Stay Trim

    If you’re determined to make this your year for better health and fitness, Scripps Health can make it easier, providing tips and tools to help you create a plan and get started on the road to success. “Don’t center your fitness goals on a number on the scale,” says Lisa Carpenter, fitness manager, ...

    • Wednesday, February 15th, 2012
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    How a Food Diary Could Help You Lose Weight

    Did you know that people who keep food journals lose more weight and keep more weight off in the long run? A food diary helps you confront the truth about how much, when and why you eat. Once armed with that information, you can start setting goals and making changes. Cathy Garvey, registered ...

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

    6 Ways to Salvage a Broken New Year’s Resolution

    If you rang in the New Year full of good intentions but quickly slipped back into old habits, you certainly aren’t alone. According to research conducted in 2003 at the University of Scranton in Pennsylvania and published in the Journal of Clinical Psychology, just 19 percent of people manage to ...

    • Friday, January 13th, 2012
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    How to Lower Your Cholesterol Without a Prescription

    In November of 2011, Lipitor, the best selling drug in the history of pharmaceuticals went off patent, allowing a cheaper, generic version of the cholesterol-lowering drug to enter the market. The move made a popular medication more affordable for many Americans – but still not tolerable for ...

    • Friday, January 13th, 2012
  • Health and Wellness

    How to Prevent Cancer Every Hour of the Day

    If you spend your day sitting in an office or cubicle, it may surprise you to learn that prolonged periods of inactivity at your desk may be putting you at higher risk for certain forms of cancer. According to a new report presented in early November at the annual conference of the American ...

    • Tuesday, December 13th, 2011