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    Patient of the Future Featured at Scripps Genomics Conference

    When Kim Goodsell developed two seemingly unrelated rare conditions that threatened to derail her intensely active lifestyle, she thought the unlikely downturn had to be more than a coincidental roll of the dice. Her doctors at the time, who were some of the best in the world in their fields, ...

    • Tuesday, March 11th, 2014
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    Al Gore Discusses the Future of Medicine with Scripps' Eric Topol

    Former Vice President Al Gore recently sat down with Scripps Health Chief Academic Officer Eric Topol, MD, for a video interview covering a wide range of topics about the future of medicine. The 40-minute conversation touched on the pros and cons of sequencing the DNA of unborn babies, how digital ...

    • Monday, March 10th, 2014
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    Scripps Celebrates $130M Groundbreaking

    The ground breaking of a six-story $130 million medical office building on the campus of Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla was featured in multiple San Diego media outlets on March 5, 2014. Built with a $25 million gift from the family of longtime Scripps benefactors Eileen and John “Jack” ...

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    Scripps Wellderly Genome Resource Now Available to Researchers

    Scientists exploring the genetic causes of illnesses such as Alzheimer’s disease, heart disease, cancer and diabetes now have a new tool – a reference DNA dataset built by researchers at Scripps Translational Science Institute (STSI). STSI researchers announced the release of the Scripps Wellderly ...

    • Thursday, March 6th, 2014
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    Scripps Health Begins Construction on Scripps Clinic John R. Anderson V Medical Pavilion

    Scripps Health broke ground today and marked the start of construction for the Scripps Clinic John R. Anderson V Medical Pavilion. The $130 million medical office building — along with the adjacent Prebys Cardiovascular Institute — is part of a comprehensive master plan that will transform the ...

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    Scripps Study Participant Recognized at White House Student Film Fest

    A video created by La Jolla High School junior Lilly Grossman was among 17 from across the country recognized at the first-ever White House Student Film Festival. President Barack Obama presided over the Feb. 28 event along with celebrity astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson (host of the new show ...

    • Tuesday, March 4th, 2014
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    Scripps Green Named Among Top 100 Hospitals in the U.S.

    For the fifth consecutive year and the seventh time overall, Scripps Green Hospital has been named among the top 100 hospitals in the nation by the international business research firm Truven Health Analytics. The 21st annual 100 Top Hospitals™ list released today by Truven identified the best ...

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    Deputy Sheriff's Foundation Honors Scripps CEO Chris Van Gorder

    The San Diego County Deputy Sheriff’s Foundation recently honored Scripps Health President and CEO Chris Van Gorder during the group’s first annual Support and Remember fundraising gala held at the Del Mar Country Club. Van Gorder was the guest of honor at the Feb. 28 event, which recognized his ...

    • Monday, March 3rd, 2014
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    Scripps Doctor Implants Tiny Heart Monitor in Man's Chest

    An out-of-sync heartbeat has sent retired funny car racer Chuck Beal to the hospital twice, but the 71-year-old speedster hopes that a tiny new heart monitor recently implanted in his chest will keep him home in the future. Beal is among the first in the nation to have the device, called a Reveal ...

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    U-T San Diego Spotlights Power of Proton Therapy for Cancer Care

    The newly opened Scripps Proton Therapy Center was featured in the U-T San Diego on Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014. Proton therapy is the most precise form of radiation treatment available, enabling doctors to attack tumors with far less radiation exposure to healthy tissue, compared to the latest X-ray ...