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  • Health and Wellness

    Speak Up for Better Health Care

    Whether it’s for a routine procedure or major surgery, checking into a hospital can be a stressful experience. After all, no one wants to be in the hospital, and it’s normal—perhaps even unavoidable—to feel anxious, especially when people you may have never seen before are in and out of ...

  • News Releases

    Douglas E. Barnhart Makes $2.5 Million Gift to Build Robotic Surgery Suites at Scripps Mercy Hospital

    Douglas E. Barnhart, founder of Douglas E. Barnhart, Inc., a San Diego building, engineering and construction management firm, has made a $2.5 million gift to modernize Scripps Mercy’s operating rooms used for minimally invasive robotic surgery. In January 2008, Mr. Barnhart received lifesaving ...

  • Scripps in the News

    Scripps Emergency Training Event Featured on KPBS-FM

    Scripps Health President and CEO Chris Van Gorder discusses Scripps’ involvement in a major emergency training event July 23. Scripps is partnering with U.S. Customs and Border Patrol, U.S. Marines, and local police and fire officials to cooperatively pr

  • News Releases

    Scripps La Jolla Nationally Recognized for Heart Care for the Fourth Time

    LA JOLLA, CA. – Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla was recognized as a top hospital in the nation for both heart and heart surgery by U.S.News & World Report. The magazine’s latest edition is devoted to outstanding health care across the nation and selected Scripps La Jolla as one of “America’s ...

  • Health and Wellness

    Alternative Approaches to Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

    Reviewed by Richard Brown, M.D., Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla You wake in the night with a painful tingling sensation in your fingers – or no sensation at all. You pick up a pencil or apply lipstick, and it falls out of your grip. Sounds familiar? Sounds like carpal tunnel syndrome. Tunnel ...

  • News Releases

    Scripps Health Earns National Honors As 2008 Top Leadership Team in Healthcare

    SAN DIEGO – Bringing a dramatic financial and cultural turnaround full circle, Scripps Health has earned national honors as the 2008 Top Leadership Team in Healthcare for large hospitals and health systems from HealthLeaders Media. Scripps has rebounded in the past eight years to post an operating ...

    • Wednesday, July 9th, 2008
  • Scripps Tips - July 2008

    A monthly list of story ideas for journalists Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla to be Focal Point of Emergency Training Event to Respond to Mock Bio-Terrorism Attack July 23 Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla will be the focal point of a training event that will link multiple public safety and law ...

    • Tuesday, July 8th, 2008
  • News

    Scripps Health Study Breaks New Ground

    SAN DIEGO – Scripps Translational Science Institute is spearheading an unprecedented international study to test a personalized drug therapy for angioplasty patients with coronary artery disease — the nation’s leading cause of death for both men and women. The GRAVITAS clinical study is ...

  • News

    Tips to Avoid Foodborne Illnesses

    By John Spinosa, M.D., Ph.D. Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla Tomatoes, ground beef, spinach and lettuce. Over the past few years, all of these foods have been associated with some type of illness—and unfortunately, you don’t know they’re not safe to eat until the nausea, cramping and other ...

  • Scripps in the News

    Running on empty?

    David Leopold, M.D., director of medical education at Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine, says skipping meals can be beneficial to reducing symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and auto-immune diseases. Dr. Leopold says mini-fasts are particularly effect

    • Tuesday, June 24th, 2008