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  • Scripps in the News

    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
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    Scripps Researchers Find Clues To Mystery Disease In Teen's DNA

    Work by a team of scientists led by Scripps Health Chief Academic Officer Eric Topol, M.D., is revealing both the promises and challenges of using cutting-edge genetic technology to diagnose and treat diseases. Articles by science writers for UT San Diego and NationalGeographic.com chronicle the ...

    • Monday, March 11th, 2013
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    The Savvy Patient - Pros and Cons of Allergy Immunotherapy

    In Scripps Health’s latest “Savvy Patient” article in the UT San Diego, John Kelso, MD of Scripps Clinic explores the pros and cons of allergy immunotherapy. Read the full UT article: Immunotherapy Comes in Shots and Drops

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    Scripps Ready to Carry on San Diego Hospice Legacy

    Chris Van Gorder, Scripps president and CEO and Kathleen Pacurar, president and CEO of San Diego Hospice discuss the future of hospice care in San Diego in the recent article in the UT. Read the full article at: Scripps Ready to Carry on San Diego Hospice Legacy

    • Monday, February 25th, 2013
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    Technology Trends: The Promise of Proton Therapy

    Explore the patient benefits of proton beam therapy for cancer treatment in the February 2013 edition of Applied Radiation Oncology. Scripps Proton Therapy Center, which will open for patient care in mid-summer 2013, is featured prominently in the article. The center’s medical director, Carl ...

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    Scripps Chief Academic Officer among "Top 10 Biotech Techies"

    FierceBiotech has named Scripps Health Chief Academic Officer Eric Topol, M.D., among its top 10 biotech techies for 2013. The online publication said its list includes “people who combine the best of high technology and biotechnology to solve major problems in healthcare.” As director ...

    • Wednesday, February 20th, 2013
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    Scripps Sees $141 Million in Savings in First Two Years of Reorganization

    See how Scripps has been working to cut costs and improve the quality of patient care. Read the full UT article at: Scripps sees $141 million in savings in first two years of reorganization.

    • Wednesday, February 20th, 2013
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    How a Hospital Security Guard Turned Executive Saved a Failing Health Care System

    CEO Chris Van Gorder speaks about a model for transparency, standardized care, and cost cutting in The Atlantic. Read the full article: How a Hospital Security Guard Turned Executive Saved a Failing Health Care System

    • Thursday, February 14th, 2013
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    San Diego Hospice to close; Scripps steps in

    San Diego Hospice has announced its intent to close in the next 60 to 90 days. A proposed plan would allow for a smooth transition of patient care, and continued employment for enough San Diego Hospice staff to care for those patients. Learn how Scripps and San Diego hospice are working together ...

    • Thursday, February 14th, 2013