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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
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    Scripps Clinic's Dr. Paul Stricker Featured on ABC's Nightline

    Pediatric sports medicine specialist Dr. Paul Stricker was interviewed by ABC’s Nightline for a recent story about children’s involvement in mixed martial arts (MMA) competitions. Dr. Stricker says he sees a number of injuries among his patients who compete in MMA, including ...

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    Your Aging Eyesight

    If you’re around age 40 and have noticed that you need to hold small print father and farther away in order to read it clearly, it is not just your imagination —nor are your arms shorter than they used to be. After age 35, everybody starts to develop a type of age-related vision disorder called ...

    • Thursday, June 13th, 2013
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    Scripps CEO Discusses Fiscal Challenges Facing Hospitals

    With hospitals across the country facing sequestration cuts and reductions in Medicare and Medicaid reimbursements, Scripps Health President and CEO Chris Van Gorder recently told two San Diego reporters how the health system is finding ways to reduce unnecessary costs and boost efficiency while ...

    • Tuesday, June 11th, 2013
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    Scripps Cancer Survivors Day Previewed on KUSI-TV

    Scripps Health will host cancer survivors day celebrations at all of its hospitals in June 2013, and KUSI offered a preview on its June 6 newscast. Scripps breast cancer survivor Michelle Reyes discussed her treatment and recovery, and Dr. Carl Rossi provided a preview of the next evolution in ...

    • Thursday, June 6th, 2013
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    Becker's Hospital Review Article: Why Scripps Health, SCL Health Are Moving to Hospice, Home Health

    Healthcare leaders are increasingly looking at hospice and home health services as they seek to serve patients throughout the continuum of care. In February, San Diego-based Scripps Health entered the hospice market when it acquired Poway, Calif.-based Horizon Hospice. Read the full Becker’s ...

    • Tuesday, June 4th, 2013
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    Scripps Genomic Medicine Director Weighs In On Angelina Jolie's Announcement

    Angelina Jolie’s revelation this week that she had undergone a double mastectomy after discovering a high genetic risk for developing breast cancer demonstrated the power of DNA testing, Scripps Health Chief Academic Officer Eric Topol told NBC Nightly News. “This is true medical ...

    • Wednesday, May 15th, 2013