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    Richard H. Vortmann Elected Chairman of Scripps Health Board of Trustees, Judy Churchill, Ph.D., joins Scripps board

    SAN DIEGO – Richard H. Vortmann, former president of National Steel and Shipbuilding Company (NASSCO), has been elected the new chairman of the Scripps Health Board of Trustees. Vortmann of La Jolla retired from NASSCO after 30 years (22 years as president) and six years as vice president of ...

    • Friday, February 1st, 2008
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    Brian Issell, M.D., Scripps Health Vice President of Clinical Research, Receives Meritorious Service Award

    SAN DIEGO – Brian Issell, M.D., Vice President of Clinical Research for Scripps Health, has received the 2007 Meritorious Service Award from the Hawaii Society of Clinical Oncology (HSCO) for his many contributions to cancer research and extensive community service in the state of Hawaii. The award, ...

    • Thursday, January 31st, 2008
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    Scripps Health Named to FORTUNE Magazine's National "100 Best Companies to Work For" List in 2008

    Scripps Health has been named to FORTUNE magazine’s 11th annual list of America’s “100 Best Companies to Work For,” marking the first time a San Diego health care provider has been included on the prestigious ranking of the nation’s leading employers. Scripps ranked ...

    • Tuesday, January 22nd, 2008
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    New Chief of Staff Takes Over at Scripps La Jolla

    The physicians at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla have elected John Spinosa, M.D., Ph.D., as the new chief of staff of the 372-bed facility. Dr. Spinosa took over as head of the 900-member physician team on Jan. 1, 2008. During his two-year term, Dr. Spinosa will serve as medical staff liaison to ...

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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 ...

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    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
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    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