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    Heartfelt Cardiac Care

    “They cared about me … while they cared for me.” Robert Wallin didn’t “do hospitals.” He had stayed away from them his whole life, until he was diagnosed with heart failure. His only hope was in a procedure done at Scripps La Jolla by cardiac eletrophysiologist Dr. Steven Higgins. Dr. ...

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    Genomics: Medicine of the Future

    Scripps is working to identify the key genetic components responsible for good health, as well as disease. This information can be used to individually tailor health care, and develop precisely-targeted treatments and technologies. Scripps Genomic Medicine researchers, led by Dr. Eric Topol, are ...

    • Saturday, February 23rd, 2008
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    Welcome to a World of Healing

    Our newly-redesigned web site features clearer navigation into expert Scripps services, directions and contact information, a doctor finder and health-related news items. Don’t miss this… Take a look around, and don’t miss: Our list of featured services, which provide a glimpse into the world of ...

    • Saturday, February 23rd, 2008
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    Food for Thought

    Our nutrition and metabolism expert offers simple suggestions to help you get slim and stay healthy. In today’s fast-paced, on-the-go society, it’s no wonder that people hoping to lose weight turn to quick fixes like fad diets and diet pills. Between our full-time jobs, families, errands, and ...

    • Saturday, February 23rd, 2008
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    Heart Care: Renowned, for a Reason

    At Scripps, our world-renowned physicians offer everything your heart needs — from the latest in prevention and early detection to the most advanced treatments anywhere in the world. Our emphasis on leading-edge diagnostics and minimally invasive surgeries means safer procedures, quicker recovery ...

    • Saturday, February 23rd, 2008
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    Kudos for Stroke Care

    As part of an effort to prevent the devastating effects of stroke in San Diego, Scripps Green Hospital has achieved a Primary Stroke Center (PSC) Certification from the Joint Commission—the nation’s leading accrediting body in health care. “This designation is a seal of approval from the Joint ...

  • Scripps in the News

    Chris Van Gorder interviewed on FOX6 News

    Chris Van Gorder appears on FOX6 News in the Morning to talk about Scripps Health’s recent naming to FORTUNE Magazine’s National “100 Best Companies to Work For” List. Program: FOX 6 News in the Morning Air Date: Feb 8, 2008 Air Time: 7:21 AM

    • Friday, February 8th, 2008
  • Scripps Tips - February 2008

    February is American Heart Month Scripps is the San Diego region’s largest provider of cardiac services with experts in all aspects heart disease and heart health. New Technologies Spark Advances in Heart’s Electrical System The speed and pattern of our heartbeats can tell us a great deal about our ...

    • Friday, February 1st, 2008
  • News Releases

    Richard H. Vortmann Elected Chairman of Scripps Health Board of Trustees, Judy Churchill, Ph.D., joins Scripps board

    SAN DIEGO – Richard H. Vortmann, former president of National Steel and Shipbuilding Company (NASSCO), has been elected the new chairman of the Scripps Health Board of Trustees. Vortmann of La Jolla retired from NASSCO after 30 years (22 years as president) and six years as vice president of ...

    • Friday, February 1st, 2008
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    Brian Issell, M.D., Scripps Health Vice President of Clinical Research, Receives Meritorious Service Award

    SAN DIEGO – Brian Issell, M.D., Vice President of Clinical Research for Scripps Health, has received the 2007 Meritorious Service Award from the Hawaii Society of Clinical Oncology (HSCO) for his many contributions to cancer research and extensive community service in the state of Hawaii. The award, ...

    • Thursday, January 31st, 2008