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    Patients Who Beat the Odds Reunite with Scripps La Jolla Trauma Team

    Survivors of motor vehicle accidents, gun shot wounds, serious falls and other traumatic accidents will reunite with their Scripps La Jolla caregivers at the 24th annual Trauma Patient Reunion on Dec. 10.

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    Scripps La Jolla Honors Therapy Dogs at Annual Holiday Party

    The volunteer services department of Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla will host its annual Pet Therapy Party on Friday, Dec. 5 at 12 noon. The event is to further recognize the exceptional work provided by this select group of therapy dogs for the well-being of the patients as well as the ...

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    New Sterilization Procedure Avoids Surgery

    The FDA recently approved Essure, a new procedure that gives women an alternative option for sterilization without surgery. It can be performed in an office or on an outpatient basis, and is more effective than tubal ligation in preventing pregnancy.

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    Scripps Mercy Hospital Announces $50 Million Capital Campaign for Critical Care and Cancer Services

    San Diego – Scripps Mercy Hospital is launching Caring for the Future: The Campaign for Scripps Mercy Hospital as part of the largest modernization and expansion effort in the nonprofit hospital’s 118-year history. Scripps Mercy is the longest established hospital in San Diego and operates one of ...

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    Patric Thomas Appointed Chief Information Officer for Scripps Health

    SAN DIEGO – Patric Thomas has been appointed chief information officer for Scripps Health. As CIO and corporate vice president, Thomas will direct all information services functions for the $2.2 billion non-profit health care system. Since February, Thomas has served as interim CIO, having joined ...

    • Tuesday, October 14th, 2008
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    Landmark Study Launched to Assess Impact of Personal Genetic Testing

    SAN DIEGO – A consortium of health care, technology and research leaders have joined forces in a first-of-its-kind research study to assess the behavioral impact of personal genetic testing on people who choose to receive such screenings to identify their potential risk for developing certain ...

    • Thursday, October 9th, 2008
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    New Plastic Surgeon Joins Scripps Clinic

    Growing up in a middle-class family in suburban Buffalo, N.Y., Salvatore Pacella, M.D., M.B.A. inherited a meticulous attention to detail and a keen, concentrated work ethic from his Italian immigrant parents. Raised by a father who worked on cars and a mother who was a hairstylist, seeing that ...

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    Healing Environment Leads Many to Become Benefactors

    Those who come to Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine describe the physical surroundings as nurturing and soothing. They may not be able to pinpoint why precisely. Maybe it’s the natural light and warm colors; comfortable seating and welcoming spaces; or the overall design of an environment in ...

    • Monday, October 6th, 2008
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    Scripps Health Urges San Diegans to Register for AlertSanDiego

    Scripps Health is urging residents of San Diego County to go to www.ReadySanDiego.org and register for AlertSanDiego. This system allows registrants to receive emergency notifications through their mobile phone, e-mail address and Voice over IP. Increased AlertSanDiego registration is a main goal of ...

    • Wednesday, October 1st, 2008
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    Creating a Life in Balance

    “I was working 40 to 60 hours a week as a volunteer and going through a difficult personal time too,” explains Johnson. “I was heading toward a health crisis.” A self-proclaimed overachiever, Johnson’s fast-paced, high-stress lifestyle only exacerbated her high blood pressure, high cholesterol, ...

    • Tuesday, September 30th, 2008