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    Scripps Health Screened its Newest Class of Therapy Dogs

    Scripps Health screened its newest class of therapy dogs on Thursday, Sept. 6. A dozen hopeful canines underwent rigorous testing by a local pet expert to see how they react to the challenges of a health care setting and see if they have what it takes to become a certified therapy dog. Channels 5 ...

    • Friday, September 7th, 2012
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    Living Kidney Donation: Dr. James Rice Discusses Life-Giving Procedure

    Who can become a living kidney donor? Is the surgery risky? Do donors experience any long-term health issues? Scripps Clinic kidney transplant specialist James Rice, M.D., answered these and other questions during a live in-studio interview with San Dieg

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    FM Jazz 88 Previews In Concert for Cancer, Set for Sept. 8

    Contemporary jazz pioneer Jeff Lorber was interviewed Aug. 19 on FM Jazz 88 to discuss his Sept. 8 performance at In Concert for Cancer 2012, presented by United Healthcare. His band, Jeff Lorber Fusion featuring Eric Marienthal, will open for funk legends The Family Stone on the flight deck of the ...

    • Wednesday, August 29th, 2012
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    Keeping Students Safe and Drug Free

    It’s back to school time and more important than ever to keep your kids safe and drug-free. Nancy Knott, adolescent counselor at the Scripps Treatment Program, speaks with KUSI about warning signs and steps parents can take to make sure their children are drug-free. As seen on KUSI.

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    Dr. Topol Discusses the Latest in Heart Medicine on NPR's Science Friday

    Scripps Clinic cardiologist Eric Topol, M.D., appeared on the National Public Radio program Science Friday to discuss new research tying blood type to heart disease risk. Dr. Topol, who is chief academic officer of Scripps Health, spoke critically of the study, noting that the relationship between ...

    • Monday, August 20th, 2012
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    New Technology for New Doctors

    Medical residents at Scripps Mercy Hospital are getting a chance to learn the latest medical tools just as they begin their careers. Under the direction of Dr. Bruce Kimura and Dr. David Shaw, the young physicians learn about the latest advances in medicine, including the basics for giving a patient ...

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    World's Tallest Therapy Dog Visits Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla

    Bentley, the World’s Largest Therapy Dog, paid a visit to Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla on Aug. 14. Bentley stands over 4 feet tall when standing on all fours – and standing on two feet, he is taller than most people. Bentley spent the day visiting and taking photos with patients, staff ...

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    Scripps Health's Eric Topol on Statins and Diabetes Risk

    What is more important: The benefit of taking a cholesterol-lowering statin drug to protect against heart attacks and strokes, or the increased risk of developing diabetes that might accompany the medication in some patients?

    • Monday, August 13th, 2012
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    Eye Scan May Help Detect Diabetes

    Christine Hass of NBC 7 interviewed Dr. Dan Einhorn, endocrinologist and medical director at the Scripps Whittier Diabetes Institute, about his study findings surrounding a new technology that has the potential to detect diabetes and pre-diabetes through a simple eye scan. As seen on KNSD.

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    Many Shades of Color Blindness

    By Dr. Dan Coden, Scripps Health Imagine being unable to tell the difference between a red car and a green one. Or hearing people rave about a “green flash” at sunset and seeing only brown. People who have color blindness may be familiar with these scenarios. Color blindness is the inability to see ...