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  • News Releases

    Unraveling the Mysteries of the Heart: The Heart of Healing

    Best-Selling Author and Physician Mimi Guarneri, M.D., to be Keynote Speaker at Conference SAN DIEGO — Mimi Guarneri, M.D., co-founder and medical director of Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine and best-selling author of The Heart Speaks, will explore the physical, emotional and spiritual ...

    • Tuesday, January 1st, 2008
  • News Releases

    Scripps Recognized as a 'Peak Performing' Organization

    Scripps Health was recognized as a “Peak Performing” organization by National University’s School of Business and Management for its strong commitment to its mission, core values, customers and employees, and the ability to sustain profitability over a measured period of time. Dr. ...

    • Wednesday, December 19th, 2007
  • News Releases

    Myths and Facts About Natural Supplements

    San Diego, Calif. – Does fish oil really help with depression? Will flaxseed reduce inflammation? Can ginseng boost energy? And how do you judge a supplement’s quality? These and many other questions will be answered at the Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine’s fifth annual conference on natural ...

    • Saturday, December 15th, 2007
  • Scripps Tips - December 2007

    Holiday Heart Syndrome December and January are the deadliest months for heart disease. Rich holiday meals, an increase in alcohol consumption and the added stress can put your heart at risk and it’s not uncommon for people to initially shrug off chest pain as indigestion. Minutes matter and ...

  • Scripps Tips - November 2007

    New Scripps Research Study of America’s ‘Healthy Elderly’ Looks to Uncover Genetic Secrets of Good hHealth Genomic researchers are looking to America’s “healthy elderly” – those 80 and older with no history of chronic disease – to help them unlock the ...

    • Thursday, November 29th, 2007
  • Health and Wellness

    'Tis the Season to Be Cautious

    by Enass N. Rickards, M.D., Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla Ho, ho, help! It’s that time of year—time to put up the holiday lights, trim the Christmas tree light holiday candles. Unfortunately, it’s also the time when hospital emergency rooms around the country gear up for an ...

    • Thursday, November 29th, 2007
  • News Releases

    2007-2008 Flu Facts

    Millions of Americans get influenza each year Each year in the U.S. approximately 114,000 people are hospitalized and an average of 36,000 die as a result of the flu Flu is the #1 cause of work loss from acute illness—the average infected adult looses 3 days of work, 2 ½of those days are ...

    • Tuesday, November 20th, 2007
  • Health and Wellness

    How Much Do You Know About Glaucoma?

    By Lawrence Wood, M.D., Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla There’s one thing that most people know about glaucoma: Eye doctors test for it by blowing an annoying puff of air directly into your eye. Actually, that test is rarely used these days; it has been replaced by several less-invasive ...

    • Thursday, November 15th, 2007
  • News Releases

    Chris Van Gorder Receives Diogenes Award

    The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) San Diego Chapter has honored Scripps Health President and CEO Chris Van Gorder, FACHE, with the 2007 Diogenes Award for his transparency and honesty in dealing with the public and the media. The award was presented at San Diego’s PRSA ...

    • Monday, November 12th, 2007
  • Health and Wellness

    Staph Infection: What You Need to Know

    MRSA Infection By John Spinosa, M.D., Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla There has been a lot of talk in the media lately about MRSA infection, a type of infection caused by a specific strain of bacteria that is resistant to antibiotics. Some of these reports can be very alarming, and indeed, MRSA ...

    • Tuesday, November 6th, 2007