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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 ...

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    Scripps Patient Shares Near Death Experience

    Scripps former patients, Deb Foster, was featured on the Barbara Walters special “Heaven – Where is It? How Do We Get There?” which re-aired on July 6, 2012. Several years ago, Deb had a near death experience after giving birth and then having an amniotic fluid embolism – an extremely rare event ...

    • Wednesday, July 11th, 2012
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    Heroin Use on the Rise in San Diego

    San Diego County authorities are seeing an increase in heroin abuse and it has many parents and health officials concerned. Scripps Drug and Alcohol Treatment Program offers free weekend workshops to educate parents about the signs of drug use and ways to prevent drug experimentation in the first ...

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    What are the Top Leading Causes of Death for Men?

    By Arnold Cuenca, DO, Scripps Health The current average life expectancy for men is 76 years. If you’re a man who wants to push that number as high as possible — or a woman who wants the same for your husband, father or brother — you may be interested in the leading causes of death for men and what ...

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    Scripps and Kaiser Permanente Physicians Among First in United States to Give Irregular Heart Rhythms the Deep Freeze

    Physicians from Scripps Health and Kaiser Permanente have teamed up to be the first in San Diego to use a cryoablation system to treat atrial fibrillation, a serious heart rhythm disorder that affects millions of Americans. Unlike traditional ablation treatments that use radiofrequency, or heat, to ...

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    Scripps Doctor Helps Local Teen with Football Neck Injury

    Football related head and neck injuries have been a recent topic of discussion among athletes, physicians, coaches and parents. For some head and neck injuries, properly handling the injured athlete can mean the difference between life and death. La Costa Canyon High School football player, Sam ...

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    Scripps Clinic Performs Clinical Trial to Help Control Hypertension

    Nearly one in four adults in the U.S. have hypertension— or high blood pressure. It’s called the silent killer, because it typically has no symptoms, and if untreated it can lead to a heart attack, stroke and other life-threatening problems. But medication doesn’t work on ...

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    The SCOTUS Health Care Ruling

    The long-anticipated Supreme Court decision is here. The court ruled on June 28 that the Affordable Care Act, including its individual mandate, is constitutional. President and CEO of Scripps Health, Chris Van Gorder and Chief Academic Officer, Eric Topol, MD, were featured in the San Diego Union ...

    • Friday, June 29th, 2012
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    Scripps Researchers Working With NASA

    Average citizens are poised to travel into space in significant numbers in the coming years. But unlike super-fit astronauts, space tourists suffer from a full range of health problems. How will they fare? Will pacemakers and other medical devices work in zero gravity? Will medications cause unusual ...

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    What You Might Not Know About Treating Migraines

    Migraines are an often misunderstood condition. Emily Rubenstein Engel, MD—a neurologist at Scripps Clinic who specializes in migraine treatment—was recently featured in an article on on migraines, their symptoms and finding the right treatment options. Read the full article on