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    Difficult Breast Cancer Decision Made Clearer Through Genetics

    A year and a half ago, Jennifer Sobajian noticed a lump in her breast and since then, has had a mastectomy and reconstructive surgery at Scripps. Jennifer turned to Dr. Mary Wilde, surgeon and medical director of Scripps Polster Breast Care Center for help navigating her choices—including a ...

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    Scripps Utilizes Medical Interpreters

    With the growing Latino population, the employment demand for medical interpreters is expected to increase by 22 percent in the new few years. Scripps Nurse Practitioner Teresa Newman discusses with NBC 7 how Scripps hospitals are working to prevent language barriers from compromising health ...

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    Dr. William Stanton Discusses Cancer Innovations at Scripps on KPBS-TV

    Advances in cancer care was the topic of a recent roundtable interview with Scripps Cancer Center Medical Director Dr. William Stanton and Peggy Pico and Joane Faryon of KPBS’s “Evening Edition.” Dr. Stanton discussed the cutting-edge technology and world-class staff at the Scripps ...

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    Working Into Your 70s: A Smart Retirement Move

    US News & World Report takes a look at how working into your 70s can be a smart move for your retirement. As part of the article, Vic Buzachero, corporate senior vice president for innovation, human resources, and performance management at Scripps Health, discusses how people don’t always ...

    • Tuesday, November 29th, 2011
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    Clinical Trial Tests Insulin Pump to Manage Diabetes Better

    Scripps is Transforming Medicine Diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes 35 years ago, Joan Reder is enrolled in the Star 3 Clinical Trial at Scripps Whittier Diabetes Institute. As part of the trial, she now has a digital insulin pump with a sensor to monitor her glucose levels. She used to take up to 7 ...

    • Monday, November 28th, 2011
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    Putting Heart Attacks on Ice

    Scripps is Transforming Heart Medicine Al Fields had a heart attack while running. He says he doesn’t remember much about that day. But when he woke up four days later at Scripps, he discovered his body had been cooled drastically – placed in therapeutic hypothermic state to help him heal. See how ...

    • Thursday, November 17th, 2011
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    Scripps Drug and Treatment Center Discusses First Time Marijuana Use

    James Profit, a counselor with the Scripps Drug and Alcohol Treatment Program, discusses first time marijuana use in a segment that aired on NBC 7 on Nov. 16 about a Poway teen’s suspicious death. As seen on NBC 7/39

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    Diabetes - A Growing Epidemic

    According to a recently released report, one in 10 adults will have diabetes by 2030, posing a huge challenge to healthcare systems around the world. The number of people living with the disease is expected to soar to 552 million by 2030 — equating to three new cases every 10 seconds – ...

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    Minimally Invasive Brain Surgery Prevents Stroke

    After being diagnose with an abnormal connection between an artery and a vein in his brain—called a dural fistula—Clive Essakow turned to Scripps for treatment. His neurointerventional surgeon, Dr. John Barr, performed minimally invasive surgery to repair the condition, allowing this ...

    • Friday, November 11th, 2011
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    Wellderly Study Seeks Secrets To Long, Healthy Life

    In San Diego, Jerry Coleman is well known as a World Series MVP, war hero and Hall of Fame broadcaster. His most recent accomplishment – helping Scripps unlock the genetic secrets to lifelong health — was achieved when he joined the Scripps Wellderly Study. Learn more about how Scripps ...

    • Friday, November 4th, 2011