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    Influence of Scripps Physician-Researcher Recognized Nationally

    Scripps Health Chief Academic Officer Eric Topol, MD, continues to play a leading role in some of the most important U.S. discussions about medicine and the future of health care, according to a pair of recent assessments of the nation’s most influential doctors. For the third year in a row, ...

    • Monday, May 12th, 2014
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    Growing Number of Centenarians Raises Questions About Aging

    With more Americans living beyond 100, and medical advances expanding that population every year, more people are contemplating life as a centenarian. While illness and disabilities can be major barriers to joining the 100-plus club, having a purpose to continue on with life might be the biggest ...

    • Monday, May 12th, 2014
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    3 Tips for Stopping Bad Behavior in the Workplace

    Bad behaviors in the workplace can lead to decreased productivity, may damage employee morale and can hurt an organization’s reputation. Veronica Zaman, Scripps Health corporate vice president, human resources and learning, shares with HealthLeaders Media tips on how to prevent bad behavior ...

    • Friday, May 9th, 2014
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    Scripps CEO Delivers Keynote Address at Law Enforcement Memorial

    Scripps Health President and CEO Chris Van Gorder knows too well the pain and loss that can accompany a life in law enforcement. Before embarking on a career in health care, he worked as a police officer and was seriously injured while responding to a domestic dispute call. And he still mourns the ...

    • Thursday, May 8th, 2014
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    U-T San Diego Profiles Poignant Story of Scripps Donor-Turned-Patient

    During the last 15 years, Carlsbad resident Jane Carroll has helped raise more than $12 million to benefit cancer care at Scripps Health. Last year, she found herself in need of those very services when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. Thanks to her “dream team” of doctors at ...

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    KPBS Interviews Scripps Expert for Tips to Help Reduce Skin Cancers

    KPBS radio and TV news interviewed Hubert Greenway, MD to learn the latest advances in the prevention and treatment of skin cancers. Dr. Greenway is chairman of Mohs and dermatologic surgery at Scripps Clinic. Visit KPBS to hear and view Reducing Skin Cancers in San Diego.

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    150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare

    Scripps Health was named to Becker’s Hospital Review’s “150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare” for 2014. The list was developed through nominations and editorial research, and the organizations were chosen for their robust benefits, wellness initiatives, commitment to ...

    • Tuesday, May 6th, 2014
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    U-T San Diego & Scripps Clinic: What You Should Know About Melanoma

    In the latest Savvy Patient article in the U-T San Diego, Hubert Greenway, M.D., shares the essential facts about prevention, detection and treatment of skin cancers. The American Academy of Dermatology has designated May 5 as Melanoma Monday to spread the word about skin cancers. Visit the U-T San ...

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    ‘Belly Button’ Hysterectomy Now a Reality

    One inch. Now that’s all it takes to perform a hysterectomy. Thanks to recent improvements in robotic surgery technology, it is now possible that an entire hysterectomy—surgical removal of the uterus— can be completed through a one-inch incision hidden in the belly button. This new technique, ...

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    New, Smaller Pacemaker Installed for First Time in SoCal

    A new medical advancement in wireless pacemakers was installed for the first time in Southern California into an 83-year-old patient at San Diego’s Scripps Memorial Hospital. The wireless device, called Nanostim, is one-tenth the size of a traditional pacemaker. To learn more about the ...