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    Scripps Physician Listed Among Top 50 Science Stars on Twitter

    Scripps Health Chief Academic Officer Eric Topol, MD, has been included in Science magazine’s inaugural “Top 50 Science Stars of Twitter” list. The cardiologist and geneticist, who also directs the Scripps Translational Science Institute (STSI), was ranked No. 17 by the prestigious publication of ...

    • Thursday, September 18th, 2014
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    Scripps Named a Top Place to Work in PR

    Scripps Health was recognized a one of the 2014 Top Places to Work in PR by PR News at a luncheon at the Grand Hyatt in New York City on Sept. 16, 2014. The agencies and organizations included on the list were not only honored for their public relations work, but also for outstanding efforts to ...

    • Wednesday, September 17th, 2014
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    Prediabetes and Cancer: Is There a Link?

    A study suggests that the 86 million Americans who have prediabetes are at high risk for developing type 2 diabetes and have an increased risk of cancer.

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    Working Mother Names Scripps Health a Top Company

    Working Mother magazine has named Scripps Health as one of the 2014 Working Mother 100 Best Companies that supports working moms.

    • Tuesday, September 16th, 2014
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    Scripps Expert Joins AMA's Call for EHR Overhaul

    The American Medical Association has called for the government and the health IT industry to make electronic medical record (EMR) systems more user friendly.

    • Tuesday, September 16th, 2014
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    Scripps Expert Offers Key Prostate Cancer Insights in U-T San Diego

    In a recent installment of Scripps Health’s “Savvy Patient” article series in the U-T San Diego, Carl Rossi, MD, reviews some of the key questions men need to ask about prostate cancer. Dr. Rossi is medical director of the Scripps Proton Therapy Center. During the last 20 years, ...

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    Scripps Proton Milestones Highlighted at ASTRO Meeting in San Francisco

    At the 56th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Radiation Oncology, news media outlets took notice of recent milestones at the Scripps Proton Therapy Center. Radiation Therapy News reported on the exceptional patient treatment results achieved to date at the center, while CNNMoney covered the ...

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    Scripps Reports on Nation's First All Pencil-Beam Proton Center

    Scripps offers the nation’s first proton therapy center to treat patients exclusively with pencil-beam scanning and is reporting exceptional results.

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    Prostate Cancer: What You Need To Know

    Carol Salem, MD, Scripps Health medical director of robotic surgery, recently shared her extensive expertise treating prostate cancer on KPBS Evening Edition, in a televised segment promoting Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. Dr. Salem provided an update on screenings and treatment options for ...

    • Monday, September 15th, 2014
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    Scripps Digital Health Expert Featured in Politico Article

    Politico interviewed Scripps Health’s director of digital medicine, Steven Steinhubl, MD, about new research that looks at online social networks that target obesity. The review of 12 prior studies in this area found that social media interventions produced a “modest, but ...

    • Friday, September 12th, 2014