Healthy Lifestyles

 

Are Carbonated Beverages Harming Your Health?

Dr. Saima Lodhi from Scripps Clinic in Hillcrest discusses whether carbonated drinks are harmful to your health….

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Scripps Experts Featured in UT Special Wonders Of Your Brain

Rene Sanchez-Mejia, MD, Scripps Clinic neurosurgeon, and Michael Lobatz, MD, neurologist and medical director of neurosciences at Scripps Health are prominently featured in the UT San Diego special Wonders Of Your Brain….

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San Diego: 10 Activities to Try this Spring

1. Kayak the Seven Sea Caves of La Jolla (La Jolla Shores – Coastal San Diego)   LaJolla_kayak_2014_18 | Photo by: vlasta2 If you’ve never…

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Scripps Expert Shares Insights Into Colorectal Cancer Screenings

In a recent U-T San Diego article, Scripps Clinic gastroenterologist Walter Coyle, MD, offered his perspective on recent developments in colorectal cancer screening. He said deaths from colorectal cancers in the United States have dropped by 40 percent during the past decade, due in part to greater awareness and screening. Dr. Coyle also discussed new screening options available to patients.
Read the U-T San Diego story: Less Invasive Colon Cancer Screening Now Available….

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3 Full-Body Circuit Workouts for Beginners

Tone and Strengthen Your Entire Body with These 3 Circuit Training Exercises, Each in 20 Minutes or Less. (No Gym Membership Required!)…

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Sunscreen Q&A, by Dr. Heidi Gilchrist of San Diego

What’s the single most important thing you can do for your skin to promote graceful aging? Avoid sun exposure. Ultraviolet radiation from…

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What to Eat this Season – Winter’s Top 10 Veggies

Don’t let the chilly weather keep you from getting your necessary veggies! Look for winter produce at local farmers markets for the best…

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Top Hiking Trails in San Diego County

7 of the most popular hiking trails in San Diego – including user reviews, pros / cons, and difficulty level   1. Mt. Woodson…

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Top Foods (and Drinks) for a Healthy Heart

12 Items You Should Keep on Hand for Simple, Heart-Healthy Meals: Tomatoes and Lycopene – Reduced Risk of Cardiovascular Disease Tomatoes are full of an…

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This for That – Healthy Baking Substitutions

Would you like to create healthier, lower-calorie desserts without sacrificing flavor? Try some of our favorite healthy baking substitutions! 1. Avocado pureed or mashed…

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Sodium and Your Skin

Most of the sodium in our diets comes from processed foods, not from the salt shaker. Pre-prepared soups, frozen meals, pasta sauces,…

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De-Stress Your Life Today!

Everyone faces some type of physical or mental stress each day… Stress can be anything from getting to work on time while…

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