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    San Diegans More Likely to be Diagnosed with Melanoma

    According to the American Cancer Society, San Diego residents are three-times more likely to be diagnosed with a melanoma than any other Californians. Using high-vision glasses and employing years of expertise, Dr. Susan Stuart, a dermalologist at Scripps Center for Executive Health is working to ...

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    Scripps La Jolla Receives Nursing's Highest Honor

    La Jolla, Calif. – Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla was notified today that it has received the prestigious Magnet Designation for excellence in patient care, a distinction conferred by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), a subsidiary of the American Nurses Association (ANA). ...

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    Scripps Health Selects Ascential Software to Power Clinical Data Warehouse

    Contact: Chas Kielt (Ascential Software Corporation): Mary Keith (Porter Novelli): Kristina Leblanc (Porter Novelli): WESTBORO, Mass.- Ascential Software Corporation (Nasdaq: ASCL), the enterprise data ...

    • Monday, March 21st, 2005
  • Health and Wellness

    The Family Business

    While social relationships can provide the best support system against stress, it is also often personal relationships that are the greatest sources of stress, according to Gene Ondrusek, PhD with Scripps Center for Executive Health. “This usually means that business people use the social ...

  • Health and Wellness

    Take Two Aspirins and Build A Better Business

    A gaze into future economic cultivation has corporate seers turning an eye over their shoulders and expanding backwards. For example, restaurants are venturing into farming to raise the best produce for their menus. In much the same way, businesses need to examine the impact an executive’s ...

  • Health and Wellness

    Awareness and Medical Advancements Can Keep Stroke Away

    by Sunil Rayan, M.D. You may have heard the news recently that cancer is now the leading cause of death in the United States, knocking heart disease down to the number two position. But do you know the third leading cause? It’s stroke, and it affects some 700,000 Americans every year. Even ...

  • Health and Wellness

    Could Sleep Problems Be Harming Your Heart?

    by Patrick Wolcott, M.D. You woke up exhausted again this morning, even though you were in bed a full eight hours. Not only that, your spouse didn’t get much sleep either, thanks to your jackhammer-like snoring. No doubt, most of us know that snoring can be extremely disruptive to a good ...

  • News Releases

    Bank of America Gives $30,000 to Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista

    Bank of America has made a $30,000 grant to Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista to fund the School to Health Career Mentoring Program, which encourages high school students in San Diego’s South Bay to seek careers in health care. “Providing opportunities for today’s youth is ...

    • Tuesday, February 8th, 2005
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    Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista Celebrates All Digital Cath Lab

    Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista now has the ability to better view and treat coronary artery blockages that could cause heart attacks or other serious cardiovascular damage with a new state- of-the-art Cardiac Catheterization Lab. Last August the hospital held a grand opening and ribbon cutting ...

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    Physicians at Scripps Clinic Receive the Kappa Delta Award for their Cartilage Research

    Darryl D. D’Lima, MD, Clifford W. Colwell Jr, MD, from the Shiley Center for Orthopaedic Research and Education at Scripps Clinic and Martin K. Lotz, MD from The Scripps Research Institute received The Kappa Delta Award for their cartilage research. The award was presented at the American ...

    • Saturday, February 5th, 2005