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The 42nd Annual Mercy Ball, “Merci Mercy,” held on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012, at the Grand Del Mar, raised nearly $200,000 to benefit breast cancer care programs for the Scripps Cancer Center at Scripps Mercy Hospital. This year’s event was co-chaired by Anne and Chuck Dick, Gretchen and Kirk Avery, ...
- Tuesday, November 20th, 2012
- Scripps Mercy Hospital
New findings from a 15-year series of studies led by care providers at Scripps Whittier Diabetes Institute reveal that culturally tailored community-created programs are effective at reducing health-related costs and delivering higher quality care. Results from “Community-Created Programs: Can They ...
- Monday, November 5th, 2012
- Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla
A study released this week has found that proton beam therapy preserves quality of life, specifically urinary and bowel function, in men treated with this highly targeted form of radiation treatment for prostate cancer. The study was co-authored by Carl J. Rossi Jr., M.D., medical director of the ...
- Wednesday, October 31st, 2012
- Scripps Proton Therapy Center
Physicians at Scripps Health are investigating whether the Hispanic population metabolizes certain mainstream heart medication differently than other ethnic populations. Dr. Matthew Price, an interventional cardiologist at Scripps Clinic, and Dr. Jerrold Glassman, medical director of cardiology at ...
Scripps Health has received a $3.75 million grant from the Qualcomm Foundation to support development of breakthrough digital technologies designed to revolutionize the practice of medicine.
- Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012
Scripps Health has named Anil Keswani, M.D., corporate vice president of ambulatory care and population health management. Dr. Keswani starts his new position Oct. 8. “We’re excited to have Dr. Keswani as part of the Scripps team,” said Dr. James LaBelle, corporate vice president for quality, ...
- Friday, September 28th, 2012
Eileen and John “Jack” R. Anderson IV have donated $25 million to support innovative care and long-term growth at Scripps Health for construction of a new Scripps Clinic facility on the campus of Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla. In honor of the couple’s generosity, the 175,000-square-foot ...
Healing touch combined with guided imagery (HT+GI) provides significant clinical reductions in post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms for combat-exposed active duty military, according to a study released in the September issue of Military Medicine. The report finds that patients receiving ...
- Monday, September 24th, 2012
Dr. Mimi Guarneri, founder of the Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine, received the 2012 Linus Pauling Functional Medicine Lifetime Achievement Award June 2 at the annual conference of the Institute for Functional Medicine in Scottsdale, Ariz. Established by the institute in 1996, the award ...
Dr. Mimi Guarneri, founder and medical director of the Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine, has received the 2011 Bravewell Physician Leadership Award. She accepted the $100,000 award Nov. 10 at a special reception in New York City. Established by the Bravewell Collaborative in 2003, the award ...
- Friday, November 11th, 2011