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  • News Releases

    Pacific Bariatric and Scripps Mercy Designated Center of Excellence

    SAN DIEGO – Pacific Bariatric Surgical Medical Group (PBSMG) and Scripps Mercy Hospital have been designated as an American Society for Bariatric Surgery (ASBS) Bariatric Center of Excellence by the ASBS and the Surgical Review Corporation (SRC). This prestigious designation also includes ...

  • Health and Wellness

    Who Can You See When the Doctor Isn't In?

    by G. Ryan Dominguez, M.D., Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla The cough you’ve had for more than a week isn’t getting any better, and your throat is starting to ache. But when you call your doctor’s office for an appointment, the news isn’t good. “Dr. Jones is booked ...

  • Health and Wellness

    HPV - The Hidden Epidemic

    by KB Lim, M.D., OB/GYN, Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla Can you name the sexually transmitted disease that will affect at least one in two sexually active men and women? It is genital human papillomavirus (HPV), a group of sexually transmitted viruses that includes more than 30 different types. ...

  • News Releases

    Scripps Mercy Medical Group One of California's Best

    The Integrated Healthcare Association (IHA) has identified Southern and Northern California’s top performing physician organizations, based on their care, patient satisfaction and investment in information technologies that support quality care. Scripps Mercy Medical Group in San Diego was ...

  • News Releases

    Tour of Hope Highlights Cancer Research

    On September 29, Scripps Health kicked-off the 3rd Annual Bristol-Myers Squibb Tour of Hope at Scripps Green Hospital in La Jolla. The event was a huge success, attracting more than 2,000 people to watch seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong and 25 cancer survivors, advocates, caregivers, ...

  • Scripps in the News

    Maggots And Leeches Have Their Place In Medicine

    Maggots and leeches have their place in medicine – as well as on your body Click here for the San Diego Union Tribune article. San Diego Union Tribune September 21, 2005

  • News Releases

    AARP Names Scripps One of the Country's Best Employers

    Scripps, one of the San Diego region’s largest private employers as well as one of the area’s largest health care providers, has been rated the second-best employer in the country by AARP’s annual survey of “Best Employers for Workers over 50.” This is the second year ...

  • Health and Wellness

    Help for Migraine Pain

    by Dee Silver, M.D., Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla Some people literally see it coming, as flashing lights or wavy lines slow take over their vision. For others, there’s no visual warning – just the pain building up in their heads, often accompanied by nausea, vomiting, and ...

    • Tuesday, August 30th, 2005
  • Health and Wellness

    New Vision Surgery Techniques

    by Franklin W. Lusby, M.D., Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla If you’re one of the millions of Americans who need their glasses to find their glasses, you’ve probably wondered more than once what it would be like to wake up in the morning and be able to see the alarm clock or your ...

  • News Releases

    Scripps Mercy Medical Group Ranked #1

    SAN DIEGO- For the fourth consecutive year Scripps Mercy Medical Group (SMMG) – affiliated with Scripps Mercy Hospital — has been selected as the number one medical group in San Diego. Receiving an overall “excellent” rating from the California Cooperative Healthcare ...

    • Tuesday, August 23rd, 2005