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  • News Releases

    Scripps La Jolla Earns Consumer Choice Award

    For the fifth time in six years, Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla has earned the 2006/2007 Consumer Choice Award by the National Research Corporation (NRC) for the San Diego region. The Consumer Choice Award is given to the hospitals consumers have chosen as having the highest quality and image in ...

    • Monday, September 25th, 2006
  • News Releases

    Scripps Named to 100 Best Company List by Working Mother Magazine

    SAN DIEGO – For the second consecutive year, Working Mother magazine has named Scripps Health to its list of 100 Best Companies for 2006. Profiled in the October issue of Working Mother magazine, Scripps is celebrated for creating a work environment that is attractive to all women, in ...

  • Health and Wellness

    The Race Is On: Smart Tips for Safe Training

    by Enass Rickards, M.D., Scripps La Jolla With its mild climate, beautiful scenery and miles of running and walking trails, San Diego is a popular location for running and walking events from short 5K races to three-day walking events and marathons. If you’d like to participate in an organized ...

    • Monday, September 25th, 2006
  • Health and Wellness

    Train Right: Follow These Tips Before Your Next 5K or Three-Day Walk

    by Enass Rickards, M.D., Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla With our mild climate, beautiful scenery and miles of running and walking trails, San Diego is a popular location for running and walking events from short 5K races to three-day walking events and marathons. If you’d like to ...

    • Friday, September 22nd, 2006
  • News Releases

    Scripps Mercy Hospital Receives Largest Gift in its History

    (SAN DIEGO, CA) – Conrad T. Prebys, noted San Diego developer, has made a gift of $10 million to support Scripps Mercy Hospital’s emergency department and trauma services. This life-saving, transformational gift is the largest donation to the not-for-profit hospital in its 116-year ...

  • News Releases

    Scripps Names Vice President of Clinical Research

    Scripps Health has named Dr. Brian F. Issell to fill the new position of Vice President of Clinical Research. An accomplished academic oncologist and clinical research leader, Dr. Issell will lead a new department dedicated to clinical research across the Scripps system. Dr. Issell comes to San ...

    • Thursday, September 14th, 2006
  • Scripps Tips - September 2006

    Alternative breast cancer detection to reach hispanics In a report released last week, the National Cancer Institute noted that rates for some top cancers among Hispanics may rise. Hispanics are less likely to get screening because many lack health insurance, and they are unlikely to seek health ...

    • Thursday, September 14th, 2006
  • Health and Wellness

    Back to School Health and Safety

    by Bret Gerber, M.D. Getting ready to send your children back to school can be a frantic time for any parent or caregiver. There are endless lists of school supplies, new clothes and shoes to find. But also on your list should be a well-child exam to check for any changes in your child’s ...

    • Tuesday, September 12th, 2006
  • News Releases

    Scripps Named ‘Best Employer for Workers Over 50' by AARP

    Scripps Health is once again named as one of 50 Best Employer for Workers Over 50 nationwide, ranked by AARP.The award, now in its sixth year, honors employers showing a commitment to an aging workforce. This marks the third consecutive year Scripps has made the list and is the only San Diego ...

    • Thursday, August 31st, 2006
  • Scripps Tips - August 2006

    What’s Next For Stents? Drug-eluting cardiac stents, implanted in previously-blocked vessels, have grown into a multibillion-dollar business, triggering a scramble to develop the next generation of the tiny devices, which have already been installed in the coronary arteries of millions of ...

    • Tuesday, August 15th, 2006