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    High School Students Study Career Options at Scripps

    Twelve San Diego high school students are returning to class this fall with some unforgettable memories of their unique summer internship. For eight weeks, the teens worked at Scripps Green Hospital in La Jolla or Scripps Mercy Hospital in Hillcrest participating in the High School Exploration ...

  • Feature

    Emergency Training: A National First

    You don’t like to think about it, but you have to plan for it No one likes to contemplate what a local disaster would look like. San Diego County residents have a pretty good idea from the 2007 wildfires that ravaged our region, but what about a massive earthquake, or terrorism incident? Would we be ...

    • Tuesday, August 19th, 2008
  • Health and Wellness

    Breaking Free of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

    by Martin Sodomsky, M.D., Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla It’s happened to most of us. We leave the house, then turn around and go back to make sure we’ve turned off the oven or unplugged the iron. For most of us, checking once is enough to reassure ourselves that all is well. For people with ...

  • Scripps in the News

    A dose of experience

    This summer, Scripps Health launched its High School Exploration Program which allowed 12 high school students to work for Scripps while exploring health care professions beyond medicine and nursing.

    • Friday, August 15th, 2008
  • News

    Notice of Scripps Health to Bid on its Auction Rate Securities

    Post-Auction Disclosure of Scripps Health Bid on its Auction Rate Securities

    • Tuesday, August 12th, 2008
  • News Releases

    Scripps Cancer Center Earns Network Accreditation

    Scripps Cancer Center Earns Network Accreditation from American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer SAN DIEGO – Scripps Cancer Center has become the first multi-hospital cancer program in California and one of only 28 nationally to earn network accreditation from the American College of ...

    • Monday, August 11th, 2008
  • News

    Know the Facts About West Nile Virus

    By John Spinosa, M.D., Ph.D., Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla Not too long ago, the biggest risk from an encounter with a mosquito was an itchy, swollen bite. In recent years, however, a disease known as West Nile virus has elevated mosquitoes from simple pests to the source of a potentially ...

  • News Releases

    Circle of Life 100 Fashion Show Raises Record-Breaking $600,000

    Raising a record-breaking $600,000 to benefit digital mammography equipment at Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas, the Fourth Annual Circle of Life 100 Luncheon and Fashion Show entertained more than 200 guests with style. This year’s Circle of Life 100 event was its most successful ever, thanks to ...

    • Thursday, August 7th, 2008
  • News

    A Woman's Spirit of Generosity Inspires Others

    As an active volunteer and generous supporter of Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas, Mary Ellen is dedicated to enhancing health care in our growing community and enriching the lives of others. Recognizing her philanthropic leadership, Circle of Life 100 – a women’s group that promotes philanthropy ...

  • News

    Top Hospital for Heart Care

    Scripps Heart Care: You’ll know the difference in a heartbeat Out of more than 5,000 hospitals, only 3% are ranked in one or more of the 16 specialties in the 17th annual edition of U.S.News & World Report’s “America’s Best Hospitals.” This is the fourth time that Scripps La Jolla has been ...