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    40th Anniversary Mercy Ball Hits a High Note to Support Cancer Care

    Raising more than $210,000 to benefit lifesaving cancer care at Scripps Mercy Hospital in San Diego and Chula Vista, the 40th Anniversary Mercy Ball, Tune In to Mercy, treated guests to an exclusive performance by Grammy Award-Winning singer and songwriter Patti Austin. Held for the first time ever ...

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    Parent Connection Swap Meet Attracts Local Families

    Five t-shirts, three pairs of shorts, Lincoln logs, two Sesame Street DVDs, and a stroller to carry them off all for $20. That’s the kind of deal that makes the biyearly Parent Connection Swap Meet one of the hottest spring events. Parents looking for bargains will converge on Canyon Crest Academy ...

    • Thursday, April 15th, 2010
  • Patient Stories

    A Mom Gets the Care She Needs to Manage Her Multiple Sclerosis

    Fifteen years ago, Tricia Chandler faced the possibility of losing her eyesight. At 24 years of age, and a new mother of a beautiful baby boy, Jake, the prospect was daunting. After multiple tests and scans, Tricia was told she had multiple sclerosis (MS), an autoimmune disorder where the body ...

  • Scripps in the News

    Healing Serenade

    A recent article in the San Diego Union Tribune profiles Rod Salaysay, RN, who is better known at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla as the “singing nurse.” After more than three years of working in the trauma and caring daily for people on the precipice of death, Salaysay wanted to offer his ...

  • News Releases

    Scripps Reaches 30th Year As Padres Health Care Provider

    San Diego– The 2010 baseball season marks a medical milestone in local sports history – the 30th anniversary of Scripps Clinic’s role as the official health care provider of the San Diego Padres. In addition to treating game-action injuries like broken bones and torn ligaments, Scripps provides a ...

  • Scripps in the News

    Celebration Marks Start of Expansion Project at Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas

    Hospital officials, civic leaders and volunteers from the community celebrated yesterday the start of a $200 million expansion project at Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas. The construction plan includes doubling the size of the emergency department, new critical care facilities, a parking garage ...

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    Scripps Receives Komen Grants for Community Breast Cancer Services

    San Diego– Scripps Cancer Center has received two grants totaling $80,000 from Susan G. Komen for the Cure, San Diego to help improve awareness and access to important breast cancer services in San Diego’s underserved communities. A $50,000 grant will support Scripps Project, which provides free ...

    • Wednesday, April 7th, 2010
  • Scripps in the News

    World-Renowned Cardiologist Joins Scripps Clinic

    Andrea Natale, MD, an internationally recognized leader in arrhythmia management and ablation procedures, was named the director of interventional electrophysiology at Scripps Clinic. Dr. Natale pioneered a new circumferential ultrasound vein-ablation system to correct atrial fibrillation and ...

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    High School Program Offers Glimpse into Health Professions

    This spring 13 high school seniors from University City (UC) High School are receiving an unforgettable educational opportunity outside the walls of their campus. Each Tuesday afternoon for 14 weeks, the students will participate in clinical internships at four Scripps Clinic locations in San ...

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    Distinguished Cardiologist Andrea Natale, MD, Joins Scripps Clinic

    San Diego – Scripps Health, the largest provider of cardiac care in the San Diego region, is pleased to announce that Andrea Natale, MD, has been named the director of interventional electrophysiology at Scripps Clinic in La Jolla, Calif. He is an internationally recognized leader in ...