Managing Illness

 

Colorectal Cancer: What You Need to Know

Over 140,000 people a year are diagnosed with colorectal cancer, the third most common type of cancer in the United States. The…

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Protecting Your Health and Those Around You

The best defense again the spread of illnesses, such as the 2019 coronavirus (COVID-19), is good hygiene. The following precautionary measures can…

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Take Charge of Your Health

Too often, we deal with our health in a reactive way; we only call our doctor when we are already sick or…

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Patient Has Rare Mitral Valve Procedure

Cancer survivor has life-saving heart procedure for mitral stenosis If you look up the word “survivor” in the dictionary, you’re likely to…

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7 Gluten-Free Snack Ideas

Gluten is the term for proteins found in barley, rye, and wheat. Some people have a hard time breaking down gluten, and…

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4 Ways to Ease a Sore Throat

Sore throats can be caused by many things: a cold, the flu, smoking, allergies, or even something as simple as mouth breathing…

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Winter Skin Flare-Ups: What’s Normal + What’s Not

Even with the relatively mild winters in San Diego, the cooler temperatures, rain, and increased use of central heating can cause skin…

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National Caregivers Month: Resources for Families in San Diego

Caring for an ill, elderly, or disabled family member, while juggling life’s other responsibilities, can be very challenging. For a lot of…

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Food Safety Education Month: What You Need to Know

Nearly everyone has suffered the misery of foodborne illness, or food poisoning, at some point. Although most cases of food poisoning aren’t…

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Is Sitting Ruining Your Health?

Getting your move on every two hours may help you live longer A young man sitting at a desk with his fingers…

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Are Your Aging Eyes Causing You Vision Problems?

 How presbyopia affects vision and how it can be corrected If you’re around 40 and have noticed that you need to hold…

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Heel Spurs: Causes, Symptoms and When to See a Doctor

Pain in your heel? It could be heel spurs. These tiny calcium deposits on the underside of your heel protrude out and…

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