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    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
  • Health and Wellness

    A Man's Guide to Good Health

    Is Your ‘Check Engine’ Light On? The nice thing about your car is that it tells you when it’s at risk for trouble. So does your body, but you have to pay attention to the clues. Are you feeling fatigued and adding inches around the middle? Your bathroom scale will display your weight, maybe even ...

    • Monday, June 23rd, 2008
  • News Releases

    Scripps Health Devotes $249.3 Million to Community Benefit Programs in Fiscal Year 2007

    SAN DIEGO – Scripps Health devoted $249.3 million to local community benefit programs and services during fiscal year 2007, according to the non-profit health system’s recently released . While the largest portion of its community benefit efforts went toward uncompensated care, Scripps also ...

    • Monday, June 23rd, 2008
  • News Releases

    Scripps Human Resources Team Wins National PRSA Silver Anvil Award

    SAN DIEGO – Jane Hong, director of performance management at Scripps Health and the human resources team, received the 2008 Silver Anvil Award of Excellence, sponsored by the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) in recognition of their innovative and creative workforce communications ...

    • Wednesday, June 18th, 2008
  • News

    Going From Good to Great

    It was not until he had what he thought was a heart attack that Ray DePaola started to take better care of himself. Now, he is no longer content with good. He wants to be in the best health possible. Ray DePaola was 35 years old when his father had open heart surgery and died shortly thereafter. ...

    • Monday, June 16th, 2008
  • News

    Meet Our Team

    Jyoti Arya, M.D. Reconstructive Surgery A native San Diegan, Dr. Jyoti Arya grew up in nearby Del Mar, CA, and has always had a place in her heart for “America’s Finest City.” She received her bachelor’s degree at UCSD, after which she attended Tulane University Medical School in New Orleans. ...

    • Thursday, June 12th, 2008
  • Feature

    Beyond Breast Care

    Fayenola Landsman has held many roles in her lifetime. The 67-year-old is a wife, mother, grandmother, lifelong figure skater and former magazine editor. Recently, she found herself in yet another capacity—one she never expected. Landsman became a patient at the Scripps Clinic Breast Care Center, ...

  • News Releases

    New Rancho Bernardo Clinic to Open in September

    More quality care will soon be within reach for residents in North County’s inland communities. Construction of Scripps Clinic’s new 146,000-square foot outpatient care facility in Rancho Bernardo is moving ahead faster than anticipated. It is now scheduled to open in September of 2008—two months ...