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Nut Butters: Which One Is Healthiest?

You can choose from peanut butter, cashew butter, walnut butter and more. But what’s the difference in their nutritional values?

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jan 17, 2020

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Collagen for Your Skin: Healthy or Hype?

Taking collagen supplements to help your skin look more youthful is a popular beauty trend. But do collagen products really work? Dermatologist Dr. Ohara Aivaz weighs in on the latest skin care products.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jan 15, 2020

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What Is Cupping? Does It Work?

Cupping became mainstream after the 2016 Summer Olympics, when swimmer Michael Phelps showed up with round bruises on his back. Today cupping is widely used for relief of pain and muscular-skeletal injuries, such as strains, sprains, and...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jan 13, 2020

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Physical Therapy: What You Need to Know

Whether you have been involved in a car accident, suffered a stroke, delivered a baby, or are just getting older, physical therapy can help relieve pain, improve function, and help you get back to your usual activities.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jan 08, 2020

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Teeth Grinding: Causes, Treatments and Consequences

If you find yourself clenching your jaw throughout the day, or you wake up with sensitive teeth, a sore jaw, or a headache, you might suffer from bruxism—grinding, clenching or gnashing of the teeth.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jan 06, 2020

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Diaphragms Are Making a Comeback

Condoms, IUDs, and birth control pills are awesome, but they aren't for everyone. The latest birth control methods include an old favorite: the diaphragm. Is it the right option for you?

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jan 03, 2020

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Do Detox Diets and Cleanses Work?

On the lifelong journey to health and wellness, it can be tempting to look for quick fixes and easy solutions. One such option is a cleanse detox diet. But do they work and are they healthy?

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Dec 30, 2019

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Why is Fiber Essential for a Healthy Diet?

If you're like 95% of Americans, you're not getting enough fiber in your diet. Processed meat, fried foods, and refined grains have little to no fiber. We asked a Cedars-Sinai dietitian why we aren't getting enough fiber in our diet and ...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Dec 18, 2019

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Holidays in the Hospital: Celebrating When a Loved One is Ill

If you have a loved one or family member in the hospital, celebrating a holiday can be challenging. Here are some ways to celebrate with your loved one.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Dec 16, 2019

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Understanding Vitamin D Deficiency

Vitamin D is an essential nutrient, but how much do we need? As cases of vitamin d deficiency increases, so too do the conditions brought on by vitamin d deficiency. To understand what Vitamin D deficient meant, we asked Cedars-Sinai ...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Dec 11, 2019

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Helping A Loved One with Anxiety During the Holidays

Holiday gatherings can trigger anxiety for lots of reasons. If you have a loved one struggling with anxiety, you can be a source of support to help them get through the anxiety filled holidays.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Dec 09, 2019

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MS and Diet: What You Should Know

No diet can cure multiple sclerosis, but making certain lifestyle changes can help protect body and mind and enhance your quality of life.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Dec 04, 2019

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Is Intermittent Fasting Healthy?

Intermittent fasting, or intermittent energy restriction, is method incorporating periods of eating and fasting for weight loss, improving gut health, and extending longevity. We asked a Cedars-Sinai researcher how intermittent fasting ...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Nov 25, 2019

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What Is a Seizure?

An estimated 10% of people experience an unprovoked seizure during their lifetime. Epilepsy—when a person has multiple seizures during their lifetime or is at risk of having multiple seizures—is far less common, affecting only 1.2% of ...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Nov 20, 2019

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Health Risks of a Long Commute

Living in a city means that long commutes are often a way of life. All that time sitting in traffic can take a toll on your physical, mental, and emotional health. We asked a Cedars-Sinai expert about the health risks of a long commutes ...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Nov 18, 2019