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  • 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
  • Scripps Story Tips

    Just Announced! Scripps Building New Cardiovascular Institute Studies show that higher volumes result in better outcomes when it comes to cardiac procedures. Scripps’ plans for a new major Cardiovascular Institute unite the expertise and technology of multiple cardiac programs under one roof ...

  • News Releases

    Scripps to Develop Comprehensive Cardiovascular Institute

    Scripps Health, the region’s largest provider of cardiac services, will build a comprehensive Cardiovascular Institute as part of the $360 million first phase replacement of Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla. The institute will include the cardiac programs of Scripps Clinic/Scripps Green ...

    • Friday, June 2nd, 2006
  • Health and Wellness

    Could You Have Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome?

    by Lori L. Arnold, M.D., Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla What do acne, an irregular menstrual cycle, obesity, excess hair growth and infertility have in common? While these diverse symptoms may seem unrelated, they are all potential indicators of a condition known as Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome ...

    • Monday, May 22nd, 2006
  • Health and Wellness

    If You've Always Gotta "Go," Go to the Doctor

    Scott Simon, M.D., Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla Ever since she was a teenager, Anna has been afraid to leave her house. Sometimes when she does, she’s terrrified she won’t be able to find a bathroom. Denise’s situation is just as uncomfortable. Nearly every time she puts her ...

    • Monday, May 22nd, 2006