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Emily Rubenstein Engel, MD, neurologist and associate director of the Dalessio Headache Center, spoke with San Diego 6 News reporter Nancy Aziz about a new device approved by the Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of migraines.
- Monday, March 17th, 2014
- Scripps Clinic
Age-related macular degeneration is estimated to affect up to 15 million Americans. There is no cure, because the retinal cells destroyed by the disease don’t regenerate. The good news is that in recent years, drugs that can slow or halt “wet” macular degeneration, the most damaging kind, have ...
- Thursday, March 13th, 2014
- Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla
When Kim Goodsell developed two seemingly unrelated rare conditions that threatened to derail her intensely active lifestyle, she thought the unlikely downturn had to be more than a coincidental roll of the dice. Her doctors at the time, who were some of the best in the world in their fields, ...
- Tuesday, March 11th, 2014
Former Vice President Al Gore recently sat down with Scripps Health Chief Academic Officer Eric Topol, MD, for a video interview covering a wide range of topics about the future of medicine. The 40-minute conversation touched on the pros and cons of sequencing the DNA of unborn babies, how digital ...
- Monday, March 10th, 2014
The ground breaking of a six-story $130 million medical office building on the campus of Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla was featured in multiple San Diego media outlets on March 5, 2014. Built with a $25 million gift from the family of longtime Scripps benefactors Eileen and John “Jack” ...
A video created by La Jolla High School junior Lilly Grossman was among 17 from across the country recognized at the first-ever White House Student Film Festival. President Barack Obama presided over the Feb. 28 event along with celebrity astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson (host of the new show ...
- Tuesday, March 4th, 2014
An out-of-sync heartbeat has sent retired funny car racer Chuck Beal to the hospital twice, but the 71-year-old speedster hopes that a tiny new heart monitor recently implanted in his chest will keep him home in the future. Beal is among the first in the nation to have the device, called a Reveal ...
The newly opened Scripps Proton Therapy Center was featured in the U-T San Diego on Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014. Proton therapy is the most precise form of radiation treatment available, enabling doctors to attack tumors with far less radiation exposure to healthy tissue, compared to the latest X-ray ...
At a grand opening ceremony today for a new proton therapy center that bears its name, Scripps Health announced a new affiliation agreement with Rady Children’s Hospital and UC San Diego Health System. The deal will allow doctors from both organizations to treat their own cancer patients in the new ...
When a heart attack strikes, what happens in the next few minutes can make a critical difference in both the immediate and long-term health consequences. Scripps Cardiologist Martin Charlat, MD, discusses the importance of getting immediate medical attention if you or a loved one is having a cardiac ...
- Tuesday, February 11th, 2014