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  • News Releases

    Scripps Opens Most Advanced Heart Care Institute on the West Coast

    Scripps Health has opened the Prebys Cardiovascular Institute to deliver the most advanced heart care available on the West Coast.

  • Scripps in the News

    Scripps Weighs In On Medical Scope Contamination

    Scripps Chief Medical Officer, Dr. James LaBelle, was quoted in a U-T San Diego story about how San Diego area hospitals are reacting to the recent medical scope contamination issues other hospitals have faced. In the story, Dr. LaBelle discusses the importance of quality control procedures to ...

    • Monday, February 23rd, 2015
  • News Releases

    Scripps to Host 54th Annual Particle Therapy Conference May 18 to May 23

    Experts from around the world in the field of particle beam radiation therapy will gather in San Diego May 18 through May 23 for the 54th annual Particle Therapy Co-Operative Group (PTCOG) Conference, hosted by Scripps Proton Therapy Center; University of California, San Diego; and University of ...

  • News Releases

    Public Invited to Learn About Cancer Clinical Research at Scripps March 8

    San Diego County residents can learn about the latest developments in clinical research for cancer care at a free public presentation on Sunday, March 8, from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Scripps Radiation Therapy Center in La Jolla. Leading the program will be Scripps Cancer Center medical directors ...

  • Scripps in the News

    U-T Features Scripps Donor on Eve of Heart Hospital Opening

    Scripps Health supporter and leading San Diego philanthropist Conrad Prebys was recently featured in a front-page Sunday article in U-T San Diego. The story chronicled his business successes and more recent emergence as one of the most important financial donors in the San Diego community, including ...

    • Tuesday, February 17th, 2015
  • Scripps in the News

    Findings from Scripps Clinic May Boost Weight Loss

    Scripps Clinic Center for Weight Management found that people who ate half a grapefruit with every meal for 12 weeks lost an average of 4 pounds. The study was recently featured by Yahoo! News in a story highlighting ways to boost your metabolism.

  • Health and Wellness

    Whooping Cough or a Cold?

    News reports about the spread of whooping cough in California have led many worried parents to call my office wondering whether their child’s winter cold could be something more serious. There is good reason for this concern. Colds and whooping cough begin with similar symptoms, which can include a ...

    • Friday, February 13th, 2015
  • News Releases

    Program Nominated to Test New Wireless Approach for Ebola Care

    Scripps Translational Science Institute will lead a consortium of four partners to develop a program to improve health outcomes for Ebola patients, increase the safety of health care workers and reduce the risk of spreading the virus to others. The program, dubbed STAMP2, short for Sensor Technology ...

    • Friday, February 13th, 2015
  • Scripps in the News

    Coast News Article Explores Scripps' Leadership in Radiation Oncology

    The Coast News community newspaper recently published an article featuring Ray Lin, MD, medical director of the Scripps Radiation Therapy Center. In the article, Dr. Lin provides insights into how advanced technology and clinical research are improving quality of care for cancer patients at ...

  • Patient Stories

    Susan Taylor’s Grateful Patient Experience with Scripps Heart Care Program

    Scripps employee and former TV news anchor Susan Taylor had a life-changing experience when her father, Robert, needed open-heart surgery. During his extended hospital stay, the family witnessed an extraordinary level of care that was delivered to every patient, every day. “After walking the halls ...