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  • Scripps in the News

    Scripps CEO Reveals His Favorite Apps

    When Scripps Health President and CEO Chris Van Gorder turns on his smartphone, he’s likely to open a wide range of apps that help him navigate his varied daily roles. He discussed his favorite apps during a recent interview with Press Ganey blogger Diana Mahoney. Some of his top go-to ...

    • Wednesday, November 20th, 2013
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    Scripps Explores Intensive Care Unit with UT San Diego Readers

    In Scripps Health’s latest “Savvy Patient” article in the UT San Diego, Scott Eisman, MD, offers a behind-the-scenes look at how a hospital intensive care unit works. Understanding the ICU is often helpful to patients, friends and family during this stressful time. Visit UT San Diego to read Nurses ...

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    Scripps Cardiologist Discusses New Changes to Statin Guidelines

    New guidelines, issued on Nov. 12, by the American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology, call for twice as many Americans — one-third of all adults — to consider taking cholesterol-lowering statin drugs as a preventative measure for heart attacks and strokes. Matthew Lucks, MD, ...

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    Breakthrough Blood Clot Treatment in San Diego

    A Scripps Ranch man was running out of options. A huge blood clot would either cost him his leg, or his life. Thankfully, Scripps Health just received a new vacuum that could suck the clot out of his body. Learn more about this patient in CBS Channel 8’s story Breakthrough Blood Clot Treatment ...

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    Scripps Physician is a Pioneer in Cardiovascular Health

    Scripps cardiologist Richard Schatz has helped saved countless lives — many who aren’t his patients. Along with Dr. Julio Palmaz, Schatz co-invented the first successful coronary stent. Read all about Dr. Schatz and many past and current contributions to cardiovascular care in a profile by the ...

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    A Look at Mixed Martial Arts for Kids

    In a recent live video interview with the Huffington Post, Paul Stricker, M.D., shared insights into the growing trend of children taking part in mixed martial arts competitions. He urges parents to be aware of potential health risks, including concussions and sub-concussive events. Visit the ...

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    Cardiac Patients Stay Healthy by Working Out Frequently

    CBS Channel 8 reporter Jeff Zevely joined a dedicated group of seniors in the Cardiac Treatment Center at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla. These cardiac “kids” — who all take part in Cardiac Rehabilitation — showed him how regular exercise in an medically-supervised ...

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    Help is Available for Pelvic Floor Disorders

    Following the birth of a child, it’s common to hear women talk about trying to lose the “baby weight” and get their bodies back into shape. What many women don’t talk about are problems that can develop as a result of giving birth, such as incontinence, bladder issues and pelvic pain. These and ...

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    Eric Topol Tops List of Genome Scientists on Twitter

    Looking for genomics experts to follow on Twitter? You might start with Scripps Health Chief Academic Officer Eric Topol, MD, according to Next Gen Seek. The blog this week posted its latest annual list of top DNA scientists who are active on the popular social network. Dr. Topol, who tweets from ...

    • Thursday, November 7th, 2013
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    Scripps Digital Medicine Director Details Research Efforts

    Scripps Health Digital Medicine Director Steven Steinhubl, MD, recently discussed efforts at the Scripps Translational Science Institute to study innovative wireless health devices and apps with Becker’s Hospital Review. “Mobile technology allows care to be more personalized and allows ...

    • Thursday, November 7th, 2013