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  • News Releases

    Core Orthopaedic Medical Center

    One of the biggest sports medicine programs in the Scripps system is CORE Orthopaedic Medical Center’s new facility on the campus of Scripps Encinitas. The 20,000 sq. ft. complex offers a broad range of services, including MRI and other advanced diagnostics, physical therapy, operative and ...

  • Scripps in the News

    Too Busy to See the Doctor?

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    • Sunday, June 26th, 2005
  • News Releases

    Scripps Mercy Only San Diego Hospital Using Hands-Free CPR Device

    SAN DIEGO – Scripps Mercy Hospital recently purchased AutoPulse™, a highly-effective cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) device that increases normal blood flow during sudden cardiac arrest. AutoPulse™, an automated, portable device, uses a backboard and self-adjusting band that fastens across ...

    • Friday, June 17th, 2005
  • Health and Wellness

    Exercise Your Right to Good Health

    by Mark Wolgin, M.D. If you’ve ever read a newspaper, watched television or caught a glimpse of the magazine covers in your grocery store checkout line, chances are you know that regular physical exercise is good for you. You may even be able to name a handful of its benefits, such as weight ...

    • Saturday, June 4th, 2005
  • Health and Wellness

    Can a Broken Heart or the Blues Cause a Heart Attack?

    Heart disease and depression- while these two diseases might not seem related, they are actually common companions. Scripps Center for Executive Health has recently added a new screening to its executive physical with this in mind. Depression can actually affect the wiring of the heart and affect ...

  • News Releases

    Alcohol Dependence Can Be A Life-Threatening Problem

    by Fred K. Berger, M.D. If you had to name one drug that leads to more diseases and potentially life-threatening conditions than any other, what would it be? Heroin? Cocaine? In fact, it’s alcohol. Not to suggest that cocaine or heroin are good for you, of course. But the truth is, excessive ...

    • Friday, May 13th, 2005
  • Health and Wellness

    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 ...

  • News Releases

    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). ...

  • News Releases

    Scripps Health Selects Ascential Software to Power Clinical Data Warehouse

    Contact: Chas Kielt (Ascential Software Corporation): chas.kielt@ascential.com Mary Keith (Porter Novelli): mary.keith@porternovelli.com Kristina Leblanc (Porter Novelli): kristina.leblanc@porternovelli.com 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 ...