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    Team Physician Talks About Treating the Padres

    The 2010 baseball season marks the 30th anniversary of Scripps Clinic serving as the official health care provider of the San Diego Padres. Head team physician and Scripps Clinic orthopedic surgeon Dr. Heinz Hoenecke joined KPBS Morning Edition to discuss the unique medical issues related to ...

  • Scripps in the News

    Scripps Health CEO Talks Money Matters with George Chamberlin

    Chris Van Gorder, president and CEO of Scripps Health, talks about Scripps as one of Fortune magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For, health care reform legislation, and his new role as the chairman of the American College of Healthcare Executives with NBC San Diego’s George Chamberlin ...

    • Saturday, April 3rd, 2010
  • Scripps in the News

    Scripps Counselor Discusses Teens and Oxycontin

    Nancy Knott, a substance abuse counselor at Scripps McDonald Center at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla was recently interviewed on the NBC 7/39 on the topic teens going to Mexico for prescription drugs, including the highly addictive Oxycontin. As seen on NBC Channel 7 on March 29, 2010. Watch ...

  • News Releases

    Scripps Green Named One of the Nation’s 100 Top Hospitals

    San Diego – Scripps Green Hospital was named one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals by Thomson Reuters, a leading provider of information and solutions to improve the cost and quality of health care. The award recognizes hospitals that have achieved excellence in clinical outcomes, patient safety, ...

  • Scripps in the News

    Rate of Vasectomies Increases in March

    Scott Simon, MD, a urologist at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla was recently interviewed on the NBC 7/39 about the increase in vasectomies during March. According to Dr. Simon, men tend to schedule their vasectomies during NCAA “March Madness” when they will be required to rest as part of their ...

  • Scripps in the News

    The High-Tech Presidential Physical

    CNN.com ran an article about high-tech tests as part of an annual examination. Scripps Center for Executive Health, located at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, is mentioned in the article for their comprehensive WholePerson Examination. Read Should you get a presidential physical? Media Contact: ...

  • News Releases

    Scripps to Host Free Nutrition and Cancer Workshop and Cooking Demonstration April 27

    San Diego– San Diegans can learn about the connection between diet and cancer at a free workshop and cooking demonstration at Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine Tuesday, April 27 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. The Nutrition and Cancer workshop is presented by Scripps Cancer Center and Scripps Center for ...

    • Thursday, April 1st, 2010
  • Health and Wellness

    Lifestyle Matters in Migraine Treatment

    by Kulreet Chaudhary, MD, Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla One of the newest approaches to treating migraine headaches is also one of the oldest: making dietary and lifestyle changes designed to prevent, rather than just medicate, migraines. For years, we have been treating migraines with ...

  • News Releases

    Scripps Health Statement in Response to UCSD Announcement

    San Diego – Today’s announcement by the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) to build a 10-story, 248-bed hospital tower on the Thornton Hospital campus will destabilize the health care safety net across the region. As the San Diego Union-Tribune reported today, it duplicates health care ...

    • Thursday, April 1st, 2010
  • Scripps Tips – April 2010

    Are Youth Sports Becoming Detrimental to Health? This spring, more than 40 million children in the U.S. will participate in organized sports, and about 3 million injuries will occur. As the pressure grows to succeed at a younger age, today’s kids play harder and tougher, often to the detriment ...