March

News Posts in March, 2009

NOSE WOES: DON'T LET ALLERGIES RUIN YOUR LIFE
Mar 31, 2009

The arrival of spring brings is rising temperatures, new plant life and more daylight. And it has also brought what approximately 40 million Americans dread: allergies. Allergies keep thousands of children away from their classrooms and many adults ...

CHECK YOUR SKIN OR YOU'RE BOUND TO GET BURNED
Mar 23, 2009

Alvarado Hospital Offers Tips on Preventing and Treating Skin Cancer Sunny San Diego offers a multitude of activities for outdoor entertainment. But how much sun is too much? According to the American Cancer Society, skin cancer (nonmelanoma and ...

DOCTORS SEE INCREASE IN STRESS-RELATED CONDITIONS DURING RECESSION
Mar 11, 2009

More than eight in 10 Americans attribute the troubling economic condition to their stress and depression, according to a recent study by the American Psychological Association. Consequently, as the economy worsens, many doctors are finding that they ...

WITH THESE HANDS: SURGEON IS ALSO A SCULPTOR
Mar 7, 2009

In the Alvarado Hospital operating room, orthopedic surgeon and spine specialist Dr. John Finkenberg works millimeter by millimeter to perform delicate procedures. He takes the same meticulous approach in his home workshop, where he creates the ...