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    Scripps Health Named to FORTUNE Magazine’s National “100 Best Companies to Work For” List in 2013

    Scripps Health has been named to FORTUNE magazine’s 16th annual list of America’s “100 Best Companies to Work For.” Scripps ranked No. 43 on this year’s list and is the second San Diego-based company to make the list since the list’s inception in 1998, jo

    • Wednesday, January 16th, 2013
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    Scripps Health Offers Tips For Early Flu Season

    With cases of seasonal flu on the rise across the country, Scripps Health is reminding San Diego County residents of some basic tips for keeping influenza at bay and dealing with the illness if it strikes. “The early onset of the flu season this year might have caught some people off guard, but ...

    • Thursday, January 10th, 2013
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    Learn the Facts About Proton Therapy at Free Program Feb. 5

    San Diego’s first proton therapy center will open for patient care in 2013, and local residents can learn the facts about this remarkably precise form of cancer treatment at a free presentation Tuesday, Feb. 5, from 7 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla. Highly targeted cancer ...

    • Wednesday, January 9th, 2013
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    Scripps Health Heart Program Listed Among Top 100

    The combined heart programs at Scripps Green Hospital and Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla are one of the six California hospitals recognized on Becker’s Hospital Review’s 2013 “100 Hospitals With Great Heart Programs” list. The publication first identified hospitals that offer outstanding heart ...

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    North County Patients Benefit From New Lower Radiation CT Scanner

    VISTA – Patients visiting Scripps Coastal Medical Center now have access to a full array of radiological technology, including a newly installed GE Optima CT660 that reduces radiation doses by as much as 40 percent, and is one of the first of its kind to be used on the West Coast. The new computed ...

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    Scripps Social Media Fund-raising Campaign Could Be ‘Slam Dunk’ for Heart Care

    Scripps has launched The Beat Goes On social media campaign to raise money for its heart care program. If all goes well, the campaign will end with a swim in a dunk tank by future Hall of Fame Major League Baseball pitcher Trevor Hoffman and event organizer Susan Taylor. “The hope is that we can ...

    • Tuesday, January 8th, 2013
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    Scripps Physicians Call for Change in Cancer Tissue Handling

    Genetic sequencing technology is altering the way cancer is diagnosed and treated, but traditional specimen handling methods threaten to slow that progress. That’s the message delivered this week in a column appearing in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) by Scripps Clinic ...

    • Friday, January 4th, 2013
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    Scripps Rebuts Report by California Technology Assessment Forum on Proton Beam Technology for Prostate Cancer

    The California Technology Assessment Forum (CTAF) today published its evaluation of proton beam radiotherapy technology for treating patients with prostate cancer. The CTAF uses the following five criteria to evaluate new and emerging medical technologies: 1. The technology must have final approval ...

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    'Father of Integrative Medicine' to Keynote Scripps Conference Feb. 1

    The physician generally credited with establishing the field of integrative medicine, Dr. Andrew Weil, will deliver the keynote address on Friday, Feb. 1, 2013 at the 10th annual Natural Supplements Conference, presented by the Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine. Dr. Weil’s address will focus ...

    • Thursday, December 20th, 2012
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    Scripps to Host Natural Supplements School Jan. 30

    Medical experts from Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine will offer San Diegans the latest practical insights about the safety and effectiveness of vitamins, herbs and minerals at the 10th annual Natural Supplements School, which will be held Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013. The interactive seminar ...

    • Wednesday, December 19th, 2012