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    Scripps Cancer Center Survivor Honored with KGTV's 10 Leadership Award

    Watch an Oct. 23, 2008 KGTV story about Scripps breast cancer survivor Cassandra Countryman receiving the 10 Leadership Award. Countryman founded the Scripps African-American Breast Cancer Support Group, which has helped hundreds of San Diegans receive valuable information about breast cancer ...

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    Cancer During Pregnancy Presents Unique Challenges

    A recent article in the Press-Enterprise examines the challenges women face when fighting cancer while pregnant. Detection is made difficult by the body’s changes, which often mask symptoms, while treatment options may be more limited due to concerns for the baby. Battling cancer during ...

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    Will disease data change patients' habits?

    Researchers at Scripps Translational Science Institute are assessing the behavioral impact of personal genetic testing on people who choose to receive such screenings to identify their potential risk for developing certain diseases. The article appeared in the San Diego Union-Tribune: ...

    • Thursday, October 9th, 2008
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    Partnership Helps Homeless Get Back on Their Feet

    A partnership between Scripps Health and Catholic Charities is helping San Diego’s homeless recover from illness and injury, and get back on their feet. Scripps Mercy Hospital provides medical care to homeless patients, while Catholic Charities offers housing, transportation and case ...

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    Dr. Eric Topol Discusses the Wellderly Study on KPBS Radio

    Listen to a September 26, 2008 KPBS radio interview with Eric J. Topol, M.D., director of Scripps Genomic Medicine and principal investigator of the Wellderly study. Dr. Topol discusses the study, the concentration of healthy elderly in San Diego and the “disease-centric” nature of ...

    • Saturday, September 27th, 2008
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    Wellderly Social Event on KGTV

    Watch news coverage of a September, 2008 Wellderly social. The clip includes comments from study participants and the study’s principal investigator, Dr. Eric J. Topol. Dr. Topol underscores the study’s unique focus on determining the genes responsible for good health.

    • Saturday, September 27th, 2008
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    Scripps Wellderly Study the Focus of Article in San Diego Magazine

    Read Will We Live Forever?, an article in the September 2008 issue of San Diego Magazine. The story takes a look at the promising field of genetic medicine, and cites Dr. Eric Topol, director of Scripps Genomic Medicine, whose work hopes to uncover the genetic components that keep people ...

    • Saturday, September 20th, 2008
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    Scripps Wellderly Study Cited in Wall Street Journal

    Read Secrets of the ‘Wellderly’, a September 2008 article in the Wall Street Journal that looks at longevity research studies. Dr. Eric Topol, director of Scripps Genomic Medicine, is one of the researchers cited who hope to uncover the genetic components of lifelong health.

    • Friday, September 19th, 2008
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    McDonald Center Counselor Speaks About Teen Drug Use on 10 News

    Nancy Knott of Scripps McDonald Center speaks about teen prescription drug abuse on Channel 10 News, San Diego.

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    Homeless get second chance

    Scripps recently launched a collaborative pilot program with Catholic Charities to help homeless patients recover from their injuries or illnesses and get a fresh start.