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    Breakthrough Blood Clot Treatment in San Diego

    A Scripps Ranch man was running out of options. A huge blood clot would either cost him his leg, or his life. Thankfully, Scripps Health just received a new vacuum that could suck the clot out of his body. Learn more about this patient in CBS Channel 8’s story Breakthrough Blood Clot Treatment ...

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    Scripps Physician is a Pioneer in Cardiovascular Health

    Scripps cardiologist Richard Schatz has helped saved countless lives — many who aren’t his patients. Along with Dr. Julio Palmaz, Schatz co-invented the first successful coronary stent. Read all about Dr. Schatz and many past and current contributions to cardiovascular care in a profile by the ...

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    A Look at Mixed Martial Arts for Kids

    In a recent live video interview with the Huffington Post, Paul Stricker, M.D., shared insights into the growing trend of children taking part in mixed martial arts competitions. He urges parents to be aware of potential health risks, including concussions and sub-concussive events. Visit the ...

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    Cardiac Patients Stay Healthy by Working Out Frequently

    CBS Channel 8 reporter Jeff Zevely joined a dedicated group of seniors in the Cardiac Treatment Center at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla. These cardiac “kids” — who all take part in Cardiac Rehabilitation — showed him how regular exercise in an medically-supervised ...

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    Help is Available for Pelvic Floor Disorders

    Following the birth of a child, it’s common to hear women talk about trying to lose the “baby weight” and get their bodies back into shape. What many women don’t talk about are problems that can develop as a result of giving birth, such as incontinence, bladder issues and pelvic pain. These and ...

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    Eric Topol Tops List of Genome Scientists on Twitter

    Looking for genomics experts to follow on Twitter? You might start with Scripps Health Chief Academic Officer Eric Topol, MD, according to Next Gen Seek. The blog this week posted its latest annual list of top DNA scientists who are active on the popular social network. Dr. Topol, who tweets from ...

    • Thursday, November 7th, 2013
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    Scripps Digital Medicine Director Details Research Efforts

    Scripps Health Digital Medicine Director Steven Steinhubl, MD, recently discussed efforts at the Scripps Translational Science Institute to study innovative wireless health devices and apps with Becker’s Hospital Review. “Mobile technology allows care to be more personalized and allows ...

    • Thursday, November 7th, 2013
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    Scripps Physicians Make Case for Mobile Health in JAMA Article

    Wireless technology has the potential to transform health care by improving patient outcomes and lowering costs, but the path to that future remains uncertain, wrote three Scripps Clinic physicians in guest column in The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). “There is substantial ...

    • Thursday, October 24th, 2013
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    Generational Training: What's In It for Boomers?

    Employers across the country are increasingly offering generational awareness training programs to help cool tensions among the cohorts and let each group better understand the others. In this recent article from PBS’s website for the 50+ crowd, nextavenue, Scripps trainer Juergen Deutzer ...

    • Friday, October 18th, 2013
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    Staffing the Hospital of Tomorrow

    More than 87 percent of healthcare leaders responding to a recent U.S. News survey said they planned to reduce reliance on independent physicians in favor of a staff model. But the challenges of such a staffing shift are not insignificant. Meanwhile, shortages of skilled healthcare workers are a ...

    • Thursday, October 17th, 2013