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  • Health and Wellness

    When Worrying Gets Out of Control

    By George Pratt, Ph.D., Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla “Butterflies” in your stomach just before an interview for your dream job. A racing heartbeat when you realize the highway patrol officer’s sirens are meant for you. Lying wide awake in bed all night before an important ...

    • Thursday, August 2nd, 2007
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    Type 2 Diabetes and Obstructive Sleep Apnea

    Study results published in the current issue of Endocrine Practice suggest that patients with type 2 diabetes are at an increased risk for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). The study – conducted at The Whittier Institute for Diabetes (La Jolla, Calif.) under the supervision of Principal ...

  • News

    U.S. News & World Report Ranks Scripps La Jolla as a Leader

    Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla was recognized as a top hospital in the nation for both heart and heart surgery, and gynecology 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 ...

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    Scripps Mercy Acquires Latest Robotic Surgery Technology

    The newly established Minimally Invasive Robotic Surgery Programat Scripps Mercy Hospital has acquired the most advanced da Vinci® Surgical System available today. The system provides surgeons with enhanced dexterity, precision and control through patented instruments with a much greater range of ...

  • Scripps Tips- July 2007

    Scripps Clinic First In San Diego To Implant Cardiac Device That Combines Defibrillation and Heart Monitoring Capabilities Scripps Clinic is participating in a landmark clinical trial – REDUCE HF – for a new heart-failure device that combines the capabilities of an implantable ...

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    Scripps Mercy Hospital Performs 10,000th Procedure

    Surgeons at Pacific Bariatric Surgical Medical Group (PBSMG) and Scripps Mercy Hospital recently performed their 10,000th bariatric surgical procedure. This milestone has been reached by only a handful of bariatric surgery programs in the world. Surgeons with the practice have been performing ...

  • News Releases

    16th Annual Spinoff Auction Raises Record-Breaking $1.38 Million to Support Scripps Cancer Center

    Guests at the 16th Annual Spinoff Auction, “Treasures of Tuscany: A Toast to Life,” held on Thursday, May 24, 2007, at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine, bid on a lavish catalog of items that helped raise an unprecedented $1.38 million for Scripps Cancer Center, Stevens Division, on ...

    • Sunday, June 24th, 2007
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    $30 Million Grant for Cardiovascular Institute

    Scripps Health has received a $30 million gift – one of the single largest philanthropic donations in the organization’s 83-year history – to support the new Scripps cardiovascular institute. This grant from The Howard Charitable Foundation will help Scripps create an integrated ...

  • Scripps Tips - June 2007

    Summer Brings Greater Risk of Injury: Learn Tips for Avoiding Trip to ER According to an article in Newsweek, U.S. hospital admissions and ED visits both leapt by more than 10 percent in the past 12 years. Summer is just around the corner and the warmer weather brings a heightened risk of injury and ...

    • Friday, June 15th, 2007
  • Health and Wellness

    Poor Sleep Can Mean Poor Health

    By Bradley Schnierow, M.D., Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla How did you sleep last night? Did you wake refreshed and energized this morning? Or did you wake up several times during the night, unable to sleep peacefully? Did your partner’s snoring keep you awake? A good night’s sleep ...

    • Monday, June 11th, 2007