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    Leon Parma, Ernest Rady, Sister Mary Jo Anderson join Scripps Health Board of Trustees

    SAN DIEGO – Leon W. Parma, Ernest S. Rady and Sister Mary Jo Anderson have joined the Scripps Health Board of Trustees. Attorney Abby Sliverman has been re-elected to a second term as chairman. Parma was a founder and chairman of La Jolla Bank & Trust Company and focuses on property ...

    • Wednesday, January 5th, 2005
  • Health and Wellness

    Why Pay for a Physical?

    A standard physical by a general practitioner takes minutes, with a doctor or physician assistant spending an average of 15-20 minutes with a patient. An executive physical means executive treatment. It’s an aggressive approach to preventative medicine with an all-day battery of diagnostic ...

  • Health and Wellness

    Women's Health Fact Sheet

    As stress factors swell to include a fear of safety and an increased anxiety over the well-being of their families, more women are interested in total health and work/life balance, according to Linda Thompson, MD, a physician the Scripps Center for Executive Health. So much so, that the Center for ...

  • News

    Weighing In on Bariatric Surgery

    When singer Carnie Wilson appeared on the cover of People magazine after losing more than 150 pounds, she brought bariatric surgery into the spotlight and gave hope to morbidly obese people everywhere who have tried diet after diet without success. Bariatric surgery, also known as gastric bypass ...

  • News Releases

    Scripps Clinic Conducts Study On The Use Of Canines In Detection Of Cancer

    They can fetch. They can roll over and play dead. But can dogs really detect cancer? A study being conducted at Scripps Clinic in San Diego is investigating the possibility that “man’s best friend” may also be able to detect cancer by sniffing urine samples. Society has been using ...

  • News

    Oh Baby! Fertility Treatments Make Impressive Advancements

    For the 6.1 million American women and their partners who are affected by infertility, the dream of having a successful pregnancy may seem unattainable. Fortunately, fertility treatments have made baby dreams into realities for millions of women, and promising new advancements in reproductive ...

  • News Releases

    Scripps Mercy Outreach Surgical Team Provides Nearly 300 Procedures to Children in Mexico

    The Mercy Outreach Surgical Team (MOST) recently provided more than 300 reconstructive surgeries and procedures for 215 patients in the city of Tula, Mexico.A team of nearly 45 physicians, nurses, recovery team members, translators and Rotarians provided a range of procedures, from a simple repair ...

  • News Releases

    The Whittier Institute for Diabetes Names Executive Director

    The Whittier Institute for Diabetes has named Athena Philis-Tsimikas, MD, as Executive Director. A subsidiary of Scripps Health, The Whittier Institute for Diabetes is one of the nation’s leading diabetes research, patient care and education organizations based in La Jolla, ...

  • News

    Scripps Helps Keep Executives Healthy

    Keeping executives healthy keeps a company healthy and productive, and there are few better ways to stay on top of your A-team’s health than an Executive Physical. Nowhere else in the West will you find the type of Comprehensive Physical Exam that is provided by the Scripps Center for ...

  • News Releases

    Doors Open at Dickinson & Gooding Center for Early Detection

    By proclamation of San Diego Mayor Dick Murphy, Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2004 is recognized as Dickinson and Gooding Center for Early Detection Day. The Mayor’s proclamation marks a significant day in San Diego health care as the doors to the Dickinson & Gooding Center for Early Detection at ...