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    Experts, Patients Say Therapy Pets Have Healing Effect

    Being around a dog can make people feel better. But therapy dogs that visit people in the hospital are not just helping patients feel better, they are helping patients get better. 10News recently visited with a Scripps cardiac patient to learn more about the positive effects that one special therapy ...

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    New York Times Features Scripps Proton Therapy Center in Sunday Review

    Advanced cancer care technology at the Scripps Proton Therapy Center was featured in a photo essay in the New York Times on Dec. 1, 2013. Renowned arts photographer Kim Steele captured a section of the beam transport system and one of the gantries at the new Scripps facility, which is expected to ...

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    Scripps Green Hospital Listed Among 50 Top U.S. Hospitals for Heart Care

    Truven Health Analytics released its annual study identifying the top U.S. hospitals for inpatient cardiovascular services. The study, now in its fifteenth year, singled out 50 hospitals that achieved superior clinical outcomes. Scripps Green Hospital was ranked among the top 15 “Teaching ...

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    Scripps Cancer Survivor Helps Patients Stay Organized

    Scripps breast cancer survivor Robin Rady created a customized medical records binder to keep herself organized while going through treatments two years ago. Now cancer free, Rady is giving back by producing and donating hundreds of these binders to help current Scripps cancer patients reduce some ...

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    Scripps Cardiologist Discusses New Statin Guidelines on CNN

    Scripps Clinic cardiologist Eric Topol, MD, joined Dr. Sanjay Gupta on CNN’s “Piers Morgan Live” program to discuss new guidelines for determining whether a person should take a statin drug to lower cholesterol and reduce the risk of heart attack or stroke. “There has been a ...

    • Wednesday, November 20th, 2013
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    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 ...