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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
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    Meet Our Team

    Jyoti Arya, M.D. Reconstructive Surgery A native San Diegan, Dr. Jyoti Arya grew up in nearby Del Mar, CA, and has always had a place in her heart for “America’s Finest City.” She received her bachelor’s degree at UCSD, after which she attended Tulane University Medical School in New Orleans. ...

    • Thursday, June 12th, 2008
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    New Concerns About Colon Polyps?

    By Andrew Mayer, M.D., Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla For years, we’ve stressed to patients the need to screen for colon cancer, the second leading cause of cancer death in men and women, with colonoscopy. A recent study regarding potentially cancerous flat lesions within the colon emphasizes ...

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    Gregg G. Juarez's Gift Annuity Continues To Help Skin Cancer Patients

    Famed art dealer and philanthropist Gregg G. Juarez’s generous gift annuity has helped fund the training and hiring of a third skin cancer surgeon, Seaver Soon, MD, at the Gregg G. Juarez Skin Cancer Center at Scripps Clinic. Because of the expert medical attention given at the center named ...

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    Trailblazer With a Big Heart Makes a Lasting Impression at Scripps

    Patricia Butler was always a leader — and still is. With a long list of accolades and accomplishments in her career, and in philanthropy, she continues to give to help others. Pat was the only female law student among 40 men in her 1931 graduating class at Emory University of Law, Atlanta. ...

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    Parent Networks Benefit New Parents at Every Stage

    By Pam Nagata, Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla It’s a common lament of new parents that children don’t come with an owner’s manual. Parenting can be a wonderful challenge and, sometimes, an overwhelming mix of responsibilities and rewards. For new parents, questions run the gamut from ...

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    Discover the Rewards of Volunteering!

    By Susan Vandendriesse, Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla Brighten a patient’s day by delivering flowers, cards or books. Help nurses at the patient bedside, assisting family and friends of patients. Follow up with patients after they’ve been discharged. Lead tours of the Sculpture Garden. Knit ...

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    New Treatments Show Promise for Macular Degeneration

    By Anne M. Hanneken, M.D., Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla One of the most promising new treatments for a leading cause of blindness may also be one of the most surprising. A chemotherapy medication commonly used to treat colon cancer is one of the medications being used to treat one type of ...