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    Laparoscopic Hysterectomy: Many Advantages, But Not Widely Offered

    Just a few years ago, a hysterectomy meant several hours of abdominal surgery, three or four days spent in the hospital, and a recovery period likely to last six to eight weeks. In the last decade, however, a new alternative to traditional abdominal hyst

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    Notice of Scripps Health to Bid on its Auction Rate Securities

    Post-Auction Disclosure of Scripps Health Bid on its Auction Rate Securities

    • Tuesday, August 12th, 2008
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    Know the Facts About West Nile Virus

    By John Spinosa, M.D., Ph.D., Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla Not too long ago, the biggest risk from an encounter with a mosquito was an itchy, swollen bite. In recent years, however, a disease known as West Nile virus has elevated mosquitoes from simple pests to the source of a potentially ...

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    A Woman's Spirit of Generosity Inspires Others

    As an active volunteer and generous supporter of Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas, Mary Ellen is dedicated to enhancing health care in our growing community and enriching the lives of others. Recognizing her philanthropic leadership, Circle of Life 100 – a women’s group that promotes philanthropy ...

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    Top Hospital for Heart Care

    Scripps Heart Care: You’ll know the difference in a heartbeat Out of more than 5,000 hospitals, only 3% are ranked in one or more of the 16 specialties in the 17th annual edition of U.S.News & World Report’s “America’s Best Hospitals.” This is the fourth time that Scripps La Jolla has been ...

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    New Program Helps Bring Safety & Stability to Homeless Patients After They’re Discharged From Hospital

    New Program Helps Bring Safety & Stability to Homeless Patients After They’re Discharged From Hospital SAN DIEGO – Some of San Diego County’s most vulnerable residents – the homeless who need a safe place to recuperate after being discharged from the hospital but lack the basic resources that ...

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    Quality, Personalized Care

    At Scripps Coastal Medical Center, we understand that great health care is about expertise and communication. Our top patient-rated medical practice specializes in: Family medicine Internal Medicine Pediatrics This network is enhanced by access to specialists who represent almost every field of ...

    • Friday, August 1st, 2008
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    Scripps Health Study Breaks New Ground

    SAN DIEGO – Scripps Translational Science Institute is spearheading an unprecedented international study to test a personalized drug therapy for angioplasty patients with coronary artery disease — the nation’s leading cause of death for both men and women. The GRAVITAS clinical study is ...

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    Tips to Avoid Foodborne Illnesses

    By John Spinosa, M.D., Ph.D. Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla Tomatoes, ground beef, spinach and lettuce. Over the past few years, all of these foods have been associated with some type of illness—and unfortunately, you don’t know they’re not safe to eat until the nausea, cramping and other ...

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    Going From Good to Great

    It was not until he had what he thought was a heart attack that Ray DePaola started to take better care of himself. Now, he is no longer content with good. He wants to be in the best health possible. Ray DePaola was 35 years old when his father had open heart surgery and died shortly thereafter. ...

    • Monday, June 16th, 2008