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    Woman with Severe Deformity Given New Face & New Outlook

    La Jolla, Calif. – As many as 100,000 Americans suffer from neurofibromatosis, often inaccurately identified as “Elephant Man’s Disease.” Many of them live a life of isolation, afraid of showing their deformities to the outside world. But thanks to the generosity of Scripps Memorial Hospital La ...

  • Scripps in the News

    City Commission Approves Scripps Encinitas Hospital Expansion Plan

    The City of Encinitas Planning Commission voted unanimously on April 3 to approve the Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas expansion plan, citing urgent community need for more medical services. The commission moved to award building permits and approve the final environmental report for the ...

  • Scripps Tips - April

    Role of Wireless Technology in Health Care Takes Major Step Forward with First-of-its-Kind Partnership The use of wireless technology in health care holds tremendous promise to improve the quality, efficiency and cost of patient care. And the move to make wireless technology available for widespread ...

    • Thursday, April 2nd, 2009
  • News Releases

    Scripps La Jolla 1st in San Diego to Win Prestigious Beacon Award

    La Jolla, Calif. — Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla is proud to announce that its Cardiac Care Unit (CCU) has earned the Beacon Award for Critical Care Excellence, an award given by the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN) and specifically designed to recognize the ...

  • Scripps in the News

    City Commission to Vote on Scripps Encinitas Expansion Plan

    On Thursday, April 2, the Encinitas planning commission will vote on whether to issue permits and accept the environmental report for Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas’ expansion plan. The plan includes a parking structure, expanded emergency care, increased patient rooms, medical offices ...

  • Scripps in the News

    Wellderly Study Segment on KPBS-FM Asks: What's the Key to a Long, Healthy Life?

    Eric Topol, M.D., and Sarah Topol, R.N., spoke at length on KPBS-FM’s These Days program about the wellderly study, which seeks to identify the genetic underpinnings of lifelong health by studying “healthy elderly” people. They talk about some of the interesting wellderly people they’ve met, ...

    • Thursday, March 26th, 2009
  • Health and Wellness

    Easing Seasonal Allergies

    Spring is a time of suffering for millions of Americans. As the mercury rises, trees pollinate. For those with seasonal allergies, uncomfortable symptoms ensue. Their itchy eyes, runny nose, sneezing and congestion often start a search for relief at the drug store or a doctor’s office. “When pollen ...

  • News

    Training the Brain to Remember Through Memory Remediation

    It’s happened to almost everyone at one time or another: you walk into a room to get something, and then can’t remember why you went in there. You’re introduced to a new coworker, and can’t recall his name five minutes later. Is this normal absentminded

  • News Releases

    Chris Van Gorder Elected Chairman-Elect of American College of Healthcare Executives

    Chicago – Chris Van Gorder, FACHE, president and CEO of Scripps Health, San Diego, has been elected Chairman-Elect of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), an international professional society of more than 30,000 healthcare executives. Van Gorder took office at the Council of ...

    • Monday, March 23rd, 2009
  • News Releases

    Dr. Mimi Guarneri to be Honored as ARCS Scientist of Year

    San Diego – On March 27, Mimi Guarneri, M.D., medical director and founder of Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine, will be awarded Scientist of the Year by the San Diego Chapter of Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS). The event will begin at 6 p.m. at the Hilton San Diego Resort ...