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    U-T San Diego Previews Keb' Mo' Concert Performance May 19

    U-T San Diego music critic George Varga previews the fourth annual Scripps Concert for Cancer, featuring three-time Grammy Award winner Keb’ Mo’. Varga describes Keb’s newly released album “BLUESAmericana” as a “typically accomplished work.” Tickets are ...

    • Wednesday, May 14th, 2014
  • News Releases

    Moody’s, Fitch, S & P Give Scripps Strong Bond Ratings

    Moody’s Investors Service released today its bond rating for Scripps Health, following Fitch Ratings’ and Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services’ earlier releases. All three agencies gave Scripps strong ratings, acknowledging the integrated health system’s management and solid financial and ...

    • Wednesday, May 14th, 2014
  • Health and Wellness

    Why Blood Pressure Matters

    If you ask most people how much they weigh, they may be reluctant to share — but chances are they can easily recall what the scale showed the last few times they stepped on it. Ask that same group of people their blood pressure, and they’ll probably have a harder time answering. While many of us ...

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    Scripps La Jolla Sets Tone for Annual Garden Tour

    The Wolfstein Sculpture Park at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, part of the Arts for Healing program, provides beauty and culture to many patients and their families. Anyone is welcome to enjoy these sculptures though, even if they aren’t a patient. At 11 a.m. on the first Tuesday of every ...

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    7 Myths About Insulin for Type 2 Diabetes

    Are insulin injections painful, and will the treatment make you fat? Starting insulin therapy for type 2 diabetes can certainly be overwhelming. One of the most important steps for success is to understand what to expect from insulin therapy — and that begins with debunking the myths surrounding ...

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    Influence of Scripps Physician-Researcher Recognized Nationally

    Scripps Health Chief Academic Officer Eric Topol, MD, continues to play a leading role in some of the most important U.S. discussions about medicine and the future of health care, according to a pair of recent assessments of the nation’s most influential doctors. For the third year in a row, ...

    • Monday, May 12th, 2014
  • Scripps in the News

    Growing Number of Centenarians Raises Questions About Aging

    With more Americans living beyond 100, and medical advances expanding that population every year, more people are contemplating life as a centenarian. While illness and disabilities can be major barriers to joining the 100-plus club, having a purpose to continue on with life might be the biggest ...

    • Monday, May 12th, 2014
  • News Releases

    Scripps Proton Therapy Center Accredited by Joint Commission

    The Scripps Proton Therapy Center has earned three-year accreditations for comprehensive ambulatory health care and for advanced diagnostic imaging by the The Joint Commission, an independent nonprofit association that certifies health programs nationwide. “This accreditation provides independent ...

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    3 Tips for Stopping Bad Behavior in the Workplace

    Bad behaviors in the workplace can lead to decreased productivity, may damage employee morale and can hurt an organization’s reputation. Veronica Zaman, Scripps Health corporate vice president, human resources and learning, shares with HealthLeaders Media tips on how to prevent bad behavior ...

    • Friday, May 9th, 2014
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    Scripps CEO Delivers Keynote Address at Law Enforcement Memorial

    Scripps Health President and CEO Chris Van Gorder knows too well the pain and loss that can accompany a life in law enforcement. Before embarking on a career in health care, he worked as a police officer and was seriously injured while responding to a domestic dispute call. And he still mourns the ...

    • Thursday, May 8th, 2014