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  • Scripps in the News

    Homeless get second chance

    Scripps recently launched a collaborative pilot program with Catholic Charities to help homeless patients recover from their injuries or illnesses and get a fresh start.

  • Scripps La Jolla Names New Chief Nursing Executive

    La Jolla – Mary Ellen Doyle, R.N., B.S.N., M.B.A., has joined Scripps Health as the new Vice President/Chief Nurse Executive for Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla. Doyle was chosen following a nationwide search that spanned several months and produced a field of highly-qualified candidates. ...

  • Feature

    Neurologist Provides Help for Headache Sufferers

    When her patients describe the tell-tale symptoms of a migraine, Christy Jackson M.D. can lend an empathetic ear. She suffers from the headaches. Her experience helps the board-certified neurologist better understand their ordeal. Still, she’s always learning from her job—and loving the ...

    • Wednesday, August 27th, 2008
  • Feature

    Pain Doc Teams Up With Race Car Driver to Offer Hope to Chronic Pain Sufferers

    Scripps La Jolla pain specialist Christopher Chisholm, M.D., is teaming up with professional race car driver Michael Roman to offer help and healing for chronic pain sufferers. Roman will share his story about how he successfully receiving a spinal cord stimulator for a phantom pain caused by the ...

  • News Releases

    Scripps Translational Science Institute Contributes to Discovery of Cancer Gene

    SAN DIEGO – Researchers at Scripps Translational Science Institute (STSI) have contributed to a major genetic breakthrough – the discovery of a gene responsible for the majority of inherited cases of a common childhood cancer. The finding was reported online Aug. 24 in Nature. The finding promises ...

    • Monday, August 25th, 2008
  • Scripps in the News

    Scripps Translational Science Institute's Cancer Gene Discovery on KFMB-TV

    Local TV coverage of the announcement that researchers at Scripps Translational Science Institute (STSI) have contributed to a major genetic breakthrough – the discovery of a gene responsible for the majority of inherited cases of a common childhood cancer. The finding was reported online Aug. 24 in ...

    • Monday, August 25th, 2008
  • Feature

    High School Students Study Career Options at Scripps

    Twelve San Diego high school students are returning to class this fall with some unforgettable memories of their unique summer internship. For eight weeks, the teens worked at Scripps Green Hospital in La Jolla or Scripps Mercy Hospital in Hillcrest participating in the High School Exploration ...

  • Feature

    Emergency Training: A National First

    You don’t like to think about it, but you have to plan for it No one likes to contemplate what a local disaster would look like. San Diego County residents have a pretty good idea from the 2007 wildfires that ravaged our region, but what about a massive earthquake, or terrorism incident? Would we be ...

    • Tuesday, August 19th, 2008
  • Health and Wellness

    Breaking Free of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

    by Martin Sodomsky, M.D., Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla It’s happened to most of us. We leave the house, then turn around and go back to make sure we’ve turned off the oven or unplugged the iron. For most of us, checking once is enough to reassure ourselves that all is well. For people with ...

  • Scripps in the News

    A dose of experience

    This summer, Scripps Health launched its High School Exploration Program which allowed 12 high school students to work for Scripps while exploring health care professions beyond medicine and nursing.

    • Friday, August 15th, 2008