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  • News Releases

    16th Annual Spinoff Auction Raises Record-Breaking $1.38 Million to Support Scripps Cancer Center

    Guests at the 16th Annual Spinoff Auction, “Treasures of Tuscany: A Toast to Life,” held on Thursday, May 24, 2007, at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine, bid on a lavish catalog of items that helped raise an unprecedented $1.38 million for Scripps Cancer Center, Stevens Division, on ...

    • Sunday, June 24th, 2007
  • News

    $30 Million Grant for Cardiovascular Institute

    Scripps Health has received a $30 million gift – one of the single largest philanthropic donations in the organization’s 83-year history – to support the new Scripps cardiovascular institute. This grant from The Howard Charitable Foundation will help Scripps create an integrated ...

  • Scripps Tips - June 2007

    Summer Brings Greater Risk of Injury: Learn Tips for Avoiding Trip to ER According to an article in Newsweek, U.S. hospital admissions and ED visits both leapt by more than 10 percent in the past 12 years. Summer is just around the corner and the warmer weather brings a heightened risk of injury and ...

    • Friday, June 15th, 2007
  • Health and Wellness

    Poor Sleep Can Mean Poor Health

    By Bradley Schnierow, M.D., Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla How did you sleep last night? Did you wake refreshed and energized this morning? Or did you wake up several times during the night, unable to sleep peacefully? Did your partner’s snoring keep you awake? A good night’s sleep ...

    • Monday, June 11th, 2007
  • News

    Scripps Health Devotes $214.5 Million To Community Benefit Programs in Fiscal Year 2006

    Scripps Health devoted $214.5 million to local community benefit programs and services during fiscal year 2006, according to the non-profit health system’s recently released 2007 Community Benefit Plan & Report. While the largest portion of its community benefit efforts went toward ...

    • Wednesday, May 23rd, 2007
  • Health and Wellness

    Do Women Need Different Health Care Than Men?

    By Monica Moore, M.D., Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla Imagine you’re a physician, and one of your male patients comes in complaining of a crushing sensation in his chest and pain shooting down his left arm. Your diagnosis? You’d probably suspect he might be having a heart attack. ...

    • Wednesday, May 16th, 2007
  • Scripps Tips- May 2007

    Camp Pendleton Marines & Scripps Mark 1-Year Anniversary Of Brain Injury Rehab Program For Military Personnel Injured by IEDs in Iraq A unique brain injury rehab program for active-duty military personnel – many of whom sustained their injuries in Iraq from improvised explosive devices, or ...

    • Tuesday, May 1st, 2007
  • Scripps in the News

    From East to West

    Mimi Guarneri, M.D., cardiologist and medical director of Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine, and Vivian Ellis, OB/GYN, discuss how the center tailors treatment to meet the needs of women.

    • Tuesday, May 1st, 2007
  • Scripps in the News

    In a stressful world, women do a lousy job at keeping themselves healthy

    Mimi Guarneri, M.D., cardiologist and medical director of Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine, says a mind-body-spirit approach to wellness is particularly important for women to maintain health and reduce heart disease risk.

    • Tuesday, May 1st, 2007
  • News

    Targeting Tumors with Interventional Radiology

    One of our greatest challenges in treating cancer is destroying the tumor without damaging the healthy tissues that surround it. In interventional radiology, we use a variety of techniques that minimize this concern by specifically targeting only those cells that are cancerous. by Ross A. ...

    • Thursday, April 26th, 2007