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    Dr. Topol Discusses the Latest in Heart Medicine on NPR's Science Friday

    Scripps Clinic cardiologist Eric Topol, M.D., appeared on the National Public Radio program Science Friday to discuss new research tying blood type to heart disease risk. Dr. Topol, who is chief academic officer of Scripps Health, spoke critically of the study, noting that the relationship between ...

    • Monday, August 20th, 2012
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    New Technology for New Doctors

    Medical residents at Scripps Mercy Hospital are getting a chance to learn the latest medical tools just as they begin their careers. Under the direction of Dr. Bruce Kimura and Dr. David Shaw, the young physicians learn about the latest advances in medicine, including the basics for giving a patient ...

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    World's Tallest Therapy Dog Visits Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla

    Bentley, the World’s Largest Therapy Dog, paid a visit to Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla on Aug. 14. Bentley stands over 4 feet tall when standing on all fours – and standing on two feet, he is taller than most people. Bentley spent the day visiting and taking photos with patients, staff ...

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    Scripps Health's Eric Topol on Statins and Diabetes Risk

    What is more important: The benefit of taking a cholesterol-lowering statin drug to protect against heart attacks and strokes, or the increased risk of developing diabetes that might accompany the medication in some patients?

    • Monday, August 13th, 2012
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    Eye Scan May Help Detect Diabetes

    Christine Hass of NBC 7 interviewed Dr. Dan Einhorn, endocrinologist and medical director at the Scripps Whittier Diabetes Institute, about his study findings surrounding a new technology that has the potential to detect diabetes and pre-diabetes through a simple eye scan. As seen on KNSD.

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    Heroin Becoming a Deadly Addiction in San Diego

    Heroin has become the deadly crest of a wave of addictive drug use in communities around the country. Nancy Knott, a counselor at the Scripps Treatment Program, discusses this epidemic with Scripps Howard News Service. View the full interview here.

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    Many Shades of Color Blindness

    By Dr. Dan Coden, Scripps Health Imagine being unable to tell the difference between a red car and a green one. Or hearing people rave about a “green flash” at sunset and seeing only brown. People who have color blindness may be familiar with these scenarios. Color blindness is the inability to see ...

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    Digital Devices Are Transforming Medicine

    In this Medscape Today News video, cardiologist and geneticist Eric Topol of Scripps Health shows off five cutting edge devices that are part of a healthcare technology revolution.

    • Thursday, July 19th, 2012
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    Scripps Helps Clarify Confusion on Prostate Cancer Screenings

    To help clarify the emerging public confusion about prostate cancer screenings, Dr. Carol Salem of Scripps Health appeared recently on the San Diego 6 Morning News. The interview offers a glimpse into a free educational program Scripps will host Wednesday, July 18, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at ...

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    Scripps Medical Groups Top Regional Rankings for Patient Care

    Patient survey recognizes Scripps Coastal and Scripps Clinic for primary care services Patients have rated Scripps Coastal Medical Group and Scripps Clinic Medical Group No. 1 and No. 2, respectively, in San Diego County for the quality of primary care services. In addition to the groups’ regional ...