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    Volunteers -- Giving from the Heart

    By Lori Kiner Volunteers are a much needed and greatly appreciated asset to many organizations across the country. People who give of their time and self to help others may range from the very young to the more mature, but they each have something in common: the desire to help others. National ...

    • Wednesday, January 31st, 2007
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    Advancements in Imaging Mean Faster, More Accurate Diagnosis

    By Stephen Moreland, M.D. If you’ve ever broken a bone, had a mammogram or undergone an ultrasound exam, you’ve personal experience with the role imaging can play in diagnosing health conditions that aren’t visible to the eye. Imaging enables physicians and other health care ...

    • Tuesday, January 30th, 2007
  • News

    Scripps CEO Reappointed to United Nations Commission

    U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has reappointed Scripps President and CEO Chris Van Gorder to the United States National Commission for the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) for a three-year term.Scripps is currently the only health care organization ...

    • Tuesday, January 23rd, 2007
  • Scripps in the News

    The Doctrine of Discipline

    Mimi Guarneri, M.D., cardiologist and medical director of Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine, encourages people to be proactive about health.

    • Tuesday, January 16th, 2007
  • Scripps Tips- January 2007

    New Technique to Vanish Varicose Veins without Surgery According to the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, about 25 million Americans are affected by varicose veins. More commonly developed by women, varicose veins are usually the result of damaged or improperly working valves in the veins, ...

    • Monday, January 1st, 2007
  • Scripps in the News

    East Meets West

    Mimi Guarneri, M.D., cardiologist and medical director of Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine, says integrative medicine has bridged the gap between east and west to prevent disease, alleviate pain and improve health.

    • Monday, January 1st, 2007
  • Health and Wellness

    Get Your New Year's Resolutions Back on Track

    By Peter Seymour, M.D. It wasn’t long ago that we rang in another new year. One of the most common dilemmas many of us face early in the year is making, and keeping, New Year’s resolutions. I think that with a little planning, hard work and dedication, anyone can achieve their goals. One ...

    • Monday, January 1st, 2007
  • Health and Wellness

    Get the Facts on Prostate Cancer

    By Scott Simon, M.D. It’s not something you’ll hear them talking about at a Chargers game or family cookout, but the risk of prostate cancer is something that all men share. In fact, one in six American men will develop prostate cancer during his lifetime. It is the most commonly ...

  • Health and Wellness

    How the Flu Gets You

    by G. Ryan Dominguez, M.D. Have you had your flu shot yet? Contrary to what you may have heard, it’s not too late. Getting a flu shot now may help you ward off several miserable days in bed with a fever, cough, sore throat, headaches and body aches. In some cases, the flu can also cause ...

    • Wednesday, December 27th, 2006
  • Health and Wellness

    The Birds and the Bees: How to Teach with Ease

    by Chrystal de Freitas, M.D. Sooner or later, every child realizes that boys and girls have different body parts. And that some of those parts should be kept private. As a parent, when is it the right time to start talking to your child about these topics? The topic of sexuality often makes parents ...

    • Wednesday, December 27th, 2006