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  • Scripps in the News

    Scripps Coastal Carlsbad to Host Open House February 28

    The Carlsbad location of Scripps Coastal Medical Center will host an open house on Saturday, February 28, 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Free activities include health screenings, food, facility tours and family fun. Dr. Lou Hogrefe talks to San Diego 6 News about the upcoming event at Scripps Coastal ...

  • Scripps in the News

    Scripps President Chris Van Gorder Discusses the Health Care Crisis

    Scripps President and CEO Chris Van Gorder discusses the economic crisis in U.S. health care. In a special KPBS-TV segment, Van Gorder cites the need for more affordable coverage for more people, in order to lower the cost of individual coverage and reduce the burden on health care providers.

    • Thursday, February 26th, 2009
  • News

    Scripps Robotic Surgery Program Offers Cardiac Procedures

    San Diego – The Scripps Minimally Invasive Robotic Surgery Program has further expanded the scope of state-of-the-art care available to patients. Cardiothoracic robotic surgeons James Hemp, M.D. and Jeffrey Tyner, M.D. employ the da Vinci Surgical System to treat: Atrial septal defects Coronary ...

  • News

    2009 Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla Physician Expo

    Join our newly affiliated Scripps La Jolla physicians at the Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla Physician Expo. Meet primary care physicians, cardiologists, dermatologists and more as you decide who is right for you and your family! Free activities include health screenings and information, food and ...

    • Tuesday, February 24th, 2009
  • Patient Stories

    Robotic Surgery Successfully Repairs Man's Mitral Heart Valve

    When 71-year-old Murray Galinson was diagnosed with a leaking mitral heart valve, he found the care he needed through Scripps Minimally Invasive Robotic Surgery Program.

    • Tuesday, February 24th, 2009
  • News Releases

    Scripps Featured at National Summit: Integrative Medicine and the Health of the Public

    San Diego — February 25-27 the Institute of Medicine will convene the “Summit on Integrative Medicine and the Health of the Public” in Washington D.C. Mimi Guarneri, M.D., medical director and founder of Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine, is among the distinguished researchers, practitioners ...

  • Patient Stories

    Scripps Honors Anita Figueredo, MD, for Her Commitment to Charitable Care

    Honoring a lifelong commitment to providing exceptional medical care, Scripps Health Foundation recognized Anita Figueredo, MD, during its Ninth Annual Friends of the Hospital luncheon Jan. 28, 2009. Dr. Figueredo was presented with Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla’s Lifetime Achievement ...

  • News

    Well-Received Cancer Writing Workshop Returns

    Scripps Cancer Center is sponsoring a free eight-session therapeutic writing workshop for people living with a cancer diagnosis. The program is open to men and women living with cancer, and you don’t need to be an experienced writer to participate. To register for this workshop, please call ...

  • Health and Wellness

    Indulge in Moderation for a Healthier Heart

    By Matthew Lucks, M.D., Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla On an island called Kuna in Panama, indigenous residents drink about five cups of cocoa every day. They also cook with it. And they rarely develop heart disease. Yet when they leave the island, their risk of high blood pressure goes up—and ...

    • Thursday, February 5th, 2009
  • Scripps Tips - February 2008

    Reminder: February is American Heart Month. Cardiac Robotic Surgery Patient Back to Saving Lives As a rescue swimmer, then-36-year-old Ronny German was in the best shape of his life and had no previous health problems. However, Ronny began to experience symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis for which his ...

    • Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009