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  • Health and Wellness

    So You Need a New Primary Care Doctor. . .

    This decision guide can help choose a new physician if you have moved, changed jobs, health insurance plans or simply outgrown your previous doctor.

    • Wednesday, May 9th, 2012
  • News

    Join the Food Revolution this May

    Mark your calendars: There’s a revolution brewing, and on Saturday, May 19, you can get a taste of it. Food Revolution Day is the brainchild of chef, author and TV food personality Jamie Oliver, known by many as “The Naked Chef” due to the simplicity of his recipes and campaigns against processed ...

    • Thursday, April 26th, 2012
  • Health and Wellness

    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
  • 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 ...

  • Health and Wellness

    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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Health and Wellness

    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
  • Health and Wellness

    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 ...