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    Padres Team Doctor Offers Tips to Avoid Injuries During Exercise

    San Diego Padres head team physician Heinz Hoenecke, MD, of Scripps Clinic shared his insights in a recent UT San Diego article about avoiding joint injuries during exercise. He offers practical tips that can help people stay healthy as they take part in athletic activities. Visit the UT San Diego ...

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    Promising Alternative for Neck and Back Pain Relief

    In Scripps Health’s latest “Savvy Patient” article in the UT San Diego, Frank Coufal, MD, explains a promising new alternative for relieving neck and back pain when initial treatments are insufficient. Artificial disc surgery involves replacing a degenerated disc with a mechanical device to restore ...

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    Scripps Digital Medicine Director on Studying Mobile Health Technology

    One of the biggest challenges facing the fast-emerging mobile health (mHealth) technology sector is the medical validation of the vast number of devices and apps now available to consumers. The Scripps Translational Science Institute is playing a leading role in that effort by launching clinical ...

    • Tuesday, September 10th, 2013
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    Researcher and Survivor Team Up on New Ovarian Cancer Study

    Scripps Clinic pathologist Kelly Bethel, M.D. appeared on the KUSI Morning News to discuss a new research study aimed at spotting ovarian cancer relapses earlier than previously possible. The study uses innovative technology to identify and analyze circulating tumor cells in the blood stream. The ...

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    Relief for Agonizing Facial Pain of Trigeminal Neuralgia

    In Scripps Health’s latest “Savvy Patient” article in the UT San Diego, Kenneth Ott, M.D., offers insights into a painful nerve disorder called trigeminal neuralgia. The condition causes sudden and excruciating pain to one side of the face. Because it is relatively rare and can be difficult to ...

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    Single-Site Gallbladder Surgery Means Fewer Scars, Faster Recovery

    More than 1 million Americans undergo gallbladder surgery every year. Yet relatively few people even really understand what the gallbladder does—or why it would need to be removed. Recently, a new robotic operating platform for removing the gallbladder has enabled surgeons to use a single incision ...

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    Scripps Doctor Discusses Prostate Cancer Screening and Treatment

    Scripps Clinic radiation oncologist Carl Rossi, MD, provided expert guidance to men about prostate cancer screening and care on the KUSI Morning News. Prostate cancer is one of the most confusing areas of health care to navigate today, so men need to understand all of their options to arrive at the ...

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    A Push for Harmony Among Workers, Young and Old

    With five generations in today’s work place, Scripps offers generational awareness training to help foster understanding and more effective communication among its workers. Read more about how Scripps is teaching its employees why people of different generations act the way they do in this ...

    • Friday, August 23rd, 2013
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    Tips for Successful Breastfeeding

    In Scripps Health’s latest “Savvy Patient” article in the UT San Diego, Jennifer Shaw, MD, offers insights into the benefits of breastfeeding. She also provides practical tips to help new mothers along this path with their newborns. Read the full UT article at: Tips for Successful Breastfeeding

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    Scripps Researcher Uses 3-D Printers to Assemble Cartilage

    Dr. Darryl D’Lima, who heads an orthopedic research lab at the Shiley Center for Orthopaedic Research and Education (SCORE) at Scripps Clinic, is working on using 3-D printers to assemble living tissue. There is much work to do to perfect the process, get regulatory approvals and conduct clinical ...