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    Consumer Reports: Scripps Green Among Nation's 10 Best Hospitals

    Scripps Green Hospital ranks among the 10 best hospitals in the United States when it comes to surgical safety, according to a first-ever ranking by Consumer Reports magazine. Scripps Green was the only hospital in San Diego County to make the top 10 list and one of only two from California. The ...

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    Avoid Summer Skin Irritants

    In the latest "Savvy Patient” column in the UT San Diego, Scripps Clinic pediatric dermatologist Caroline Piggott, M.D., discusses some of the most common outdoor irritants in San Diego County; poison ivy, oak and sumac. Read the full article at: Leaves of three and sumac, let them be.

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    Tips for a Safe, Healthy School Year

    Are your kids ready to go back to school? In the latest Scripps “To Your Health” article, pediatrition Dania Lindenberg, MD, gives you 10 steps to help them stay safe and healthy on campus and in the classroom. Read the full article: 10 Tips for a Safe, Healthy School Year.

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    Ten Essential Nutrients for a Healthy Pregnancy

    When you’re pregnant, anything that you feed yourself also feeds your fetus. A growing body of evidence shows that nourishment during pregnancy will significantly affect the short and long-term health of the baby. In addition to the right types and amounts of proteins, carbohydrates and fats, ...

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    Scripps CEO Listed Among Health Care Leaders To Follow On Twitter

    Looking for a good way to keep up with the fast-paced and ever changing world of health care? Becker’s Hospital Review recommends following Scripps Health President and CEO Chris Van Gorder and 19 other hospital and health system leaders on Twitter. “Social media has revolutionized the ...

    • Tuesday, July 16th, 2013
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    Relief for Painful Joint Damage

    In the latest “Savvy Patient” column in the UT San Diego, Scripps Clinic orthopedic surgeon William Bugbee, M.D., explores allograft surgery, which replaces damaged or missing cartilage with healthy transplanted human cartilage or bone. Candidates for allograft surgery are generally people 50 and ...

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    Colorectal Cancer Often Preventable with Proper Screening

    In the latest “Savvy Patient” column in the UT San Diego, Scripps Clinic gastroenterologist Walter Coyle, M.D., explains the various screening options available for colorectal cancer. About 50,000 people die annually from the disease in the United States, making it the third-leading cause of ...

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    Scripps CEO Talks Health Care Reform, Sequestration, mHealth

    Scripps Health President and CEO Chris Van Gorder recently appeared on KNSD TV’s “Money Matters” program to discuss the challenges facing hospitals in San Diego County and across the country. Host George Chamberlin asked about declining reimbursements from Medicare and Medi-Cal, ...

    • Monday, July 8th, 2013
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    Botox For the Treatment of Migraine

    The use of Botox for the treatment of Migraine pain has been approved since 2010 and physicians are offering the treatment with increasing regularity. Emily Rubenstein Engel , MD, associate director of the Dalessio Headache Center at Scripps Clinic , shared her expertise on the use of this treatment ...

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    Scripps Health's Eric Topol Recognized As Leader On the Web

    Eric Topol, M.D., has been a fast-rising star on the Internet. He has amassed nearly 24,000 followers on Twitter at @EricTopol, adding 6,500 new ones just in the past three months. His video interviews generate huge numbers of hits. And he scores a 68 on Klout, the analytics tool that ranks users ...

    • Tuesday, June 18th, 2013