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    What's the Story on Cholesterol & Statins?

    by Matthew Lucks, M.D., Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla You’ve probably seen the television commercials for cholesterol-lowering medications—the ones that talk about how high cholesterol can come not only from some foods you eat, but from relatives dressed in silly outfits, ...

  • Scripps Tips- January 2008

    Rapid Response Teams Prove Effective in Cutting Number of ‘Code Blues,’ Mortalities in Scripps Hospitals About one-third of patients who suffer cardiac arrests in hospitals don’t receive attention within the recommended two-minute timeframe, according to a January 2008 study in the New ...

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    New Treatment Strategies & Resources for Lung Cancer Free Forum Feb. 5

    San Diego County residents affected by lung cancer can learn more about the latest treatment strategies, resources and coping issues at a free informational forum Tuesday, Feb. 5 at Scripps Clinic Torrey Pines in La Jolla. Sponsored by Scripps Cancer Center at Scripps Clinic and Scripps Green ...

  • 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
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    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
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    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