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  • News Releases

    Scripps Mercy Hospital Receives Largest Gift in its History

    (SAN DIEGO, CA) – Conrad T. Prebys, noted San Diego developer, has made a gift of $10 million to support Scripps Mercy Hospital’s emergency department and trauma services. This life-saving, transformational gift is the largest donation to the not-for-profit hospital in its 116-year ...

  • News Releases

    Scripps Names Vice President of Clinical Research

    Scripps Health has named Dr. Brian F. Issell to fill the new position of Vice President of Clinical Research. An accomplished academic oncologist and clinical research leader, Dr. Issell will lead a new department dedicated to clinical research across the Scripps system. Dr. Issell comes to San ...

    • Thursday, September 14th, 2006
  • Scripps Tips - September 2006

    Alternative breast cancer detection to reach hispanics In a report released last week, the National Cancer Institute noted that rates for some top cancers among Hispanics may rise. Hispanics are less likely to get screening because many lack health insurance, and they are unlikely to seek health ...

    • Thursday, September 14th, 2006
  • Health and Wellness

    Back to School Health and Safety

    by Bret Gerber, M.D. Getting ready to send your children back to school can be a frantic time for any parent or caregiver. There are endless lists of school supplies, new clothes and shoes to find. But also on your list should be a well-child exam to check for any changes in your child’s ...

    • Tuesday, September 12th, 2006
  • News Releases

    Scripps Named ‘Best Employer for Workers Over 50' by AARP

    Scripps Health is once again named as one of 50 Best Employer for Workers Over 50 nationwide, ranked by AARP.The award, now in its sixth year, honors employers showing a commitment to an aging workforce. This marks the third consecutive year Scripps has made the list and is the only San Diego ...

    • Thursday, August 31st, 2006
  • Scripps Tips - August 2006

    What’s Next For Stents? Drug-eluting cardiac stents, implanted in previously-blocked vessels, have grown into a multibillion-dollar business, triggering a scramble to develop the next generation of the tiny devices, which have already been installed in the coronary arteries of millions of ...

    • Tuesday, August 15th, 2006
  • Health and Wellness

    Play It Safe This Summer

    by Lisa Morikado, M.D., Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla Think summer and what comes to mind? Beach picnics, boogie boards and bonfires? Lazy days by the pool? Or perhaps gardening in the yard until sunset? No matter how you plan to play this summer, play it safe. Summertime may be carefree, but ...

    • Monday, August 14th, 2006
  • 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