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  • Scripps in the News

    Twice as Strong

    Bill Coleman, a patient at Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine, discusses how the center’s Healing Hearts program encouraged him to make positive lifestyle changes to treat his heart disease. Under the direction of Mimi Guarneri, M.D., cardiologist and medical director of the center, Coleman ...

    • Monday, August 7th, 2006
  • Health and Wellness

    Redirecting Your Children's Behavior

    by Susie Walton, Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla Raising children is certainly rewarding, but it isn’t always easy. Power struggles, misbehavior and disrespect can happen in every family. Fortunately, small changes in your parenting style can make a big difference in minimizing negative ...

    • Monday, July 31st, 2006
  • Scripps Tips - July 2006

    Young Marine Saved by New Procedure after Motorcycle Crash When Mark Baird crashed his motorcycle on an I-5 exit ramp on the morning of December 30, 2005, his bike ended up relatively unscathed. The driver, however, was not as fortunate. The 22-year-old Marine had lacerations on his spleen, kidney ...

    • Wednesday, July 12th, 2006
  • News Releases

    Scripps La Jolla Nationally Recognized for Diabetes & Heart Care

    Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla was recognized as a top hospital in the nation for both cardiac care and the treatment of diabetes by U.S.News & World Report. The magazine’s latest edition is devoted to outstanding health care across the nation and selected Scripps La Jolla as one of ...

    • Wednesday, July 12th, 2006
  • News Releases

    Physicians Bridge Gap Between Conventional and Alternative Medicine

    SAN DIEGO, CA. – This fall, more than 200 physicians will attend a one-of-a-kind, week-long course leading to board certification in integrative holistic medicine. Presented by the American Board of Holistic Medicine (ABHM) and Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine in San Diego, The Science ...

  • Health and Wellness

    When to Go to the Emergency Room and What to Expect

    Valerie Norton, M.D., Chief of Emergency Medicine, Scripps Mercy Hospital A medical emergency can be one of the most trying and scary times of anyone’s life. There are, however, a few things that you can do to help make the time easier on you and your loved ones. We at the emergency room know ...

    • Friday, June 23rd, 2006
  • Health and Wellness

    Sinus Sufferers Get Relief with New Non-Surgical Technique

    by Cynthia Davis, M.D., Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla If you suffer from frequent sinus infections, you’ve probably wished you could just stick something up your nose, into your sinuses, and clear them out. Well, a new technique being performed in San Diego does something quite ...

  • News Releases

    Scripps CEO Chris Van Gorder Honored for Leadership

    Scripps Health President and CEO Chris Van Gorder recently received two acknowledgements in recognition of his leadership. Van Gorder has been appointed as a Governor for the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE). As one of fifteen Governors, Van Gorder was appointed by the ACHE ...

    • Wednesday, June 7th, 2006
  • Health and Wellness

    Plan of Attack Against Colorectal Cancer

    Peter Reissmann, M.D., Oncologist, Scripps Mercy Hospital There are few things that strike fear into people’s hearts like the word ‘cancer.’ This disease, caused by out-of-control cell growth, can be devastating. But the simple fact about cancer is that the sooner it is found and ...

    • Wednesday, June 7th, 2006
  • Health and Wellness

    There is Help for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

    by Edward C Paredez, MD On the television commercials, the women with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) display their symptoms, clearly written in black ink, across their lower abdomens: cramping, constipation or diarrhea, and bloating, to name a few. But if you experience IBS, you don’t need to ...

    • Wednesday, June 7th, 2006