Doing your homework on nutritional supplements Sat, Jan 14 2017 12:00 PM

According to an October 2016 article in the Journal of the American Medical Association, more than half of all Americans regularly take a nutritional supplement. Some, such as fish oils and probiotics, have had especially significant increases in use [..]

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Five things to know about integrative heart care

Heart disease is the leading cause of death among both men and women in the United States, taking the lives of 610,000 Americans every year.  While conventional medicine can offer heart patients the very latest technology in terms of medications [..]

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Health Net and Scripps Health join forces

for promotional considerationScripps Health and its affiliated physicians, including Scripps Clinic and Scripps Coastal medical groups, are now part of Health Net’s CommunityCare HMO network for those who obtain individual and family policies b [..]

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Do your kids spend too much time in front of a screen?

Screen time – the time spent in front of smartphones, computers, tablets and television – is a hot topic of discussion among many families today. Let’s face it, we are surrounded by media and technology, especially our children. [..]

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New option for heart valve replacement

Approximately 5 million Americans are diagnosed with heart valve disease each year. According to the American Heart Association, with an aging population that is often too frail for open-heart surgery, more than 20,000 Americans die from the disease [..]

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