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    Eric Topol's Wellderly Study Featured in National Geographic Article

    Why do some people live unusually long, healthy lives? The cover article inside the May issue of National Geographic magazine attempts to answer that question by looking at scientific efforts around the globe, including one supported by Scripps Health, to uncover the genetic secrets of ...

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    The Savvy Patient - New Tool in Abdominal Hernia Repair

    In Scripps Health’s latest “Savvy Patient” article in the UT San Diego, Salvatore Pacella, M.D., of Scripps Clinic explores an innovative technique involving biologic mesh to repair recurring hernias resulting from abdominal surgery. Read the full UT article – Biologic Mesh a ...

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    Scripps Nurse Speaks with NBC About Recent Blood Glucose Meter Recall

    Johnson & Johnson is voluntarily recalling almost 2 million of its OneTouch Verio blood glucose meters because they malfunction at extremely high blood glucose levels. Laura Talavera, RN, from the Scripps Whittier Diabetes Institute, speaks with NBC 7’s Chris Chan about the recall and what ...

    • Thursday, March 28th, 2013
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    "The Colbert Report" Features Dr. Eric Topol, Digital Medicine

    Scripps Health Chief Academic Officer Eric Topol, MD, combined light-hearted humor with serious exchanges about digital health technology and the future of medicine during a guest appearance on Comedy Central’s hit program “The Colbert Report.” The cardiologist and genomics ...

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    CNN Money Explores Innovative Scripps Lung Cancer Study

    CNN Money looks at how a team of researchers, including Kelly Bethel, M.D, of Scripps Clinic, have used a math model similar to Google PageRank to track how lung cancer spreads in the human body. The study, which could lead to improvements in patient care, is part of new trend that’s linking ...

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    How to Be a Health Care Rock Star

    Hospitals & Health Networks, the flagship publication of the American Hospital Association, featured an article about Scripps President and CEO Chris Van Gorder and his presentations at a conference in Chicago. “Chris Van Gorder might be the closest thing I’ve seen to a rock star ...

    • Friday, March 22nd, 2013
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    Scripps Health, Chris Van Gorder Started with Employees

    Fortune magazine just profiled Scripps and our President and CEO Chris Van Gorder, highlighting our change under his leadership from an organization on the brink of financial ruin to the successful, innovated health care leader we are today. Read the full Fortune Magazine article at: An Ex-Cop Comes ...

    • Friday, March 22nd, 2013
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    Music that Heals

    Rod Salaysay is a firm believer that it takes more than modern medicine to nurse a patient back to health. Salaysay, a registered nurse in the Intensive Care Unit at Scripps Memorial Hospital, uses music therapy to help heal his patients. The veteran nurse sings, plays his guitar, and often times, ...

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    Caring for Loved Ones with Dementia

    Nearly everyone forgets where they left the car keys or the name of someone they met just minutes ago. For most of us, such absentmindedness is common and not a concern. Dementia, however, is a completely different matter. Dementia is characterized by serious cognitive impairment, such as ...

    • Friday, March 15th, 2013
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    Know the Signs of High and Low Blood Sugar

    Keeping blood sugar within healthy ranges is important with diabetes. Dr. Athena Philis-Tsimikas, corporate vice president of the Scripps Whittier Diabetes Institute, shares with everydayhealth.com tips and tricks for knowing how to watch for and manage high and low blood sugar levels. See the full ...

    • Tuesday, March 12th, 2013