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    Heart Care: Renowned, for a Reason

    At Scripps, our world-renowned physicians offer everything your heart needs — from the latest in prevention and early detection to the most advanced treatments anywhere in the world. Our emphasis on leading-edge diagnostics and minimally invasive surgeries means safer procedures, quicker recovery ...

    • Saturday, February 23rd, 2008
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    Genomics: Medicine of the Future

    Scripps is working to identify the key genetic components responsible for good health, as well as disease. This information can be used to individually tailor health care, and develop precisely-targeted treatments and technologies. Scripps Genomic Medicine researchers, led by Dr. Eric Topol, are ...

    • Saturday, February 23rd, 2008
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    Welcome to a World of Healing

    Our newly-redesigned web site features clearer navigation into expert Scripps services, directions and contact information, a doctor finder and health-related news items. Don’t miss this… Take a look around, and don’t miss: Our list of featured services, which provide a glimpse into the world of ...

    • Saturday, February 23rd, 2008
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    Kudos for Stroke Care

    As part of an effort to prevent the devastating effects of stroke in San Diego, Scripps Green Hospital has achieved a Primary Stroke Center (PSC) Certification from the Joint Commission—the nation’s leading accrediting body in health care. “This designation is a seal of approval from the Joint ...

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    Heartfelt Cardiac Care

    “They cared about me … while they cared for me.” Robert Wallin didn’t “do hospitals.” He had stayed away from them his whole life, until he was diagnosed with heart failure. His only hope was in a procedure done at Scripps La Jolla by cardiac eletrophysiologist Dr. Steven Higgins. Dr. ...

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    Food for Thought

    Our nutrition and metabolism expert offers simple suggestions to help you get slim and stay healthy. In today’s fast-paced, on-the-go society, it’s no wonder that people hoping to lose weight turn to quick fixes like fad diets and diet pills. Between our full-time jobs, families, errands, and ...

    • Saturday, February 23rd, 2008
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    The Latest in Arrhythmia Treatments

    Mending Broken Heartbeats By Steven Higgins, M.D., Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla Have you ever felt your heart “race” when you are excited or anxious? Or measured your heart rate after exercising? The speed and pattern of our heartbeats can tell us a great deal about our cardiac ...

    • Monday, January 28th, 2008
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    What's the Story on Cholesterol & Statins?

    by Matthew Lucks, M.D., Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla You’ve probably seen the television commercials for cholesterol-lowering medications—the ones that talk about how high cholesterol can come not only from some foods you eat, but from relatives dressed in silly outfits, ...

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    New Treatment Strategies & Resources for Lung Cancer Free Forum Feb. 5

    San Diego County residents affected by lung cancer can learn more about the latest treatment strategies, resources and coping issues at a free informational forum Tuesday, Feb. 5 at Scripps Clinic Torrey Pines in La Jolla. Sponsored by Scripps Cancer Center at Scripps Clinic and Scripps Green ...

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    Disaster Relief Services for Employees

    Scripps Health has several programs in place to support employees affected by the October 2007 San Diego fires. If you need immediate assistance, please contact your site Human Resources office. We are eager to help and want to hear how you are doing. This site will be updated with new information ...

    • Thursday, October 25th, 2007