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  • News Releases

    Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista Celebrates All Digital Cath Lab

    Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista now has the ability to better view and treat coronary artery blockages that could cause heart attacks or other serious cardiovascular damage with a new state- of-the-art Cardiac Catheterization Lab. Last August the hospital held a grand opening and ribbon cutting ...

  • News Releases

    Physicians at Scripps Clinic Receive the Kappa Delta Award for their Cartilage Research

    Darryl D. D’Lima, MD, Clifford W. Colwell Jr, MD, from the Shiley Center for Orthopaedic Research and Education at Scripps Clinic and Martin K. Lotz, MD from The Scripps Research Institute received The Kappa Delta Award for their cartilage research. The award was presented at the American ...

    • Saturday, February 5th, 2005
  • Health and Wellness

    Difficulty Losing Weight Could Be Red Flag For Heart Disease

    Trying to lose those holiday pounds may be harder than you think, especially if you’re one of the 33% of adults who suffer from Metabolic Syndrome, also called Syndrome X. Quickly becoming one of the major public health concerns in the United States, Metabolic Syndrome has emerged as a ...

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    Colin Powell Appoints Scripps CEO Chris Van Gorder to United Nations Commission Advisory Board

    SAN DIEGO -Secretary of State Colin Powell has appointed Scripps President and CEO Chris Van Gorder to the United States National Commission for the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). “I am honored to have been selected to serve on the United States ...

    • Monday, January 10th, 2005
  • News Releases

    Betty Knight Scripps Chairs History-making 75th annual Candlelight Ball

    This was a history-making year for the Candlelight Ball. On this, the ball’s Diamond Anniversary, $2.3 million was raised to benefit Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla. The event’s success was due to the efforts of Betty Knight Scripps, who served as general chairman for the second ...

    • Monday, January 10th, 2005
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    Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla Earns 2004/2005 Consumer Choice Award

    For the third time in four years, Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla has earned the 2004/2005 Consumer Choice Award by the National Research Corporation (NRC) for the San Diego region. The Consumer Choice Award is given to the hospitals whose consumers have chosen as having the highest quality and ...

    • Monday, January 10th, 2005
  • News Releases

    Leon Parma, Ernest Rady, Sister Mary Jo Anderson join Scripps Health Board of Trustees

    SAN DIEGO – Leon W. Parma, Ernest S. Rady and Sister Mary Jo Anderson have joined the Scripps Health Board of Trustees. Attorney Abby Sliverman has been re-elected to a second term as chairman. Parma was a founder and chairman of La Jolla Bank & Trust Company and focuses on property ...

    • Wednesday, January 5th, 2005
  • Health and Wellness

    Why Pay for a Physical?

    A standard physical by a general practitioner takes minutes, with a doctor or physician assistant spending an average of 15-20 minutes with a patient. An executive physical means executive treatment. It’s an aggressive approach to preventative medicine with an all-day battery of diagnostic ...

  • Health and Wellness

    Women's Health Fact Sheet

    As stress factors swell to include a fear of safety and an increased anxiety over the well-being of their families, more women are interested in total health and work/life balance, according to Linda Thompson, MD, a physician the Scripps Center for Executive Health. So much so, that the Center for ...

  • News

    Weighing In on Bariatric Surgery

    When singer Carnie Wilson appeared on the cover of People magazine after losing more than 150 pounds, she brought bariatric surgery into the spotlight and gave hope to morbidly obese people everywhere who have tried diet after diet without success. Bariatric surgery, also known as gastric bypass ...