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Health and Wellness | April 14, 2021

7 Pedicure Safety Tips for People With Diabetes

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Pedicure for people with diabetes can lead to problems, such as cuts and infections. Our tips for safe foot care at the nail salon.
Health and Wellness | April 14, 2021

Obesity During COVID: Are You a Candidate for Bariatric Surgery? (podcast)

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A Scripps bariatric surgeon explains why demand for weight-loss surgery has risen during the COVID pandemic from people with obesity.
Health and Wellness | April 12, 2021

What Causes Itchy Scalp?

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Itchy scalp can be caused by hair products, dandruff, lice, sun damage, psoriasis, dysesthesia and folliculitis. Learn about treatments.
Health and Wellness | April 7, 2021

How To Slow Down Your Skin’s Aging

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Learn why dermatologists recommend daily use of sunscreen to protect against sunburns, skin cancer and skin aging. Which sunscreen is the most effective?
Health and Wellness | April 6, 2021

5 Reasons to Schedule Your Annual Checkup

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Learn the benefits of getting your annual checkup, including establishing health baselines, reviewing medication, updating vaccinations.
Health and Wellness | April 6, 2021

Digestive Health: What Are the Best GERD Treatment Options?

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Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) can cause unpleasant symptoms. Treatments range from lifestyle changes to medication and surgery.
Health and Wellness | April 2, 2021

Is It Safe to Get a Pap Smear During COVID-19?

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With proper precautions, it's safe to get a Pap smear during the pandemic. The test checks for cervical cancer. Learn the risk factors.
Health and Wellness | March 30, 2021

What Causes Liver Disease? (podcast)

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A Scripps hepatologist, explains the vital role the liver plays and causes of liver disease, including hepatitis, alcoholism, extra fat.
Health and Wellness | March 29, 2021

Eat This, Not That for Weight Management

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Follow these tips to help you reach a healthy weight: eat veggies and fruits, snack on dark chocolate and nuts, weigh yourself and more.
Women’s Health | March 26, 2021

How to Schedule a Mammogram During Coronavirus Pandemic: What to Know

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Don't delay your annual mammogram or COVID-19 vaccine if possible. Doctors recommend doing it in a certain order. Learn more.