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  • 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 ...

  • Scripps in the News

    Will Virtual Colonscopy Detect Colon Cancer or Give It to You?

    Julian Nicholas, MD, PhD, a member of the Scripps Clinic Division of Gastroenterology, was interviewed by local and national media regarding his repeated warnings to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) about using CT scans for colon cancer screenings. Dr. Nicholas, who was contracted with the ...

  • Scripps in the News

    Your Child. Under Pressure. Under Your Radar.

    We haven’t learned much in fifty years. Kids are still using marijuana as their first step toward other, more deadly highs. Parents are still saying, “It can’t happen to my child.” Interventionist Nancy Knott from the Scripps McDonald Center discusses the warning signs of drug and alcohol abuse in ...

  • News Releases

    Scripps Mercy Hospital Appoints Associate Vice President

    Scripps Mercy Hospital is pleased to announce the appointment of George Pérez, FACHE, as the associate vice president of its Chula Vista campus. Beginning March 29, Pérez will have administrative oversight of the campus’ facilities, support services and outpatient functions, as well as business ...

  • News Releases

    Free Diabetes Health Fair in La Jolla Set for April 15

    La Jolla, Calif. – San Diego County residents who have diabetes or know someone affected by the disease can learn more about the latest treatments and support care available at the Scripps Whittier Diabetes Health Fair April 15, 2010, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Scripps Whittier Diabetes ...

    • Monday, March 22nd, 2010
  • Feature

    Scripps Nurse Volunteers with MOST

    RN Provides Compassionate Care to Patients in Mexico Nancy Richardson knew from a young age that she wanted to become a nurse. Growing up in Guatemala, Nancy witnessed the pain and struggles of the underserved firsthand, and knew she wanted to make a difference. She began her career with Scripps ...

  • News Releases

    Scripps CEO Installed as Chair of American College of Healthcare Executives

    San Diego— Chris Van Gorder, FACHE, president and CEO of Scripps Health, has assumed the office of chairman of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), an international professional society of more than 30,000 health care executives. Van Gorder was installed today at the Council of ...

    • Friday, March 19th, 2010