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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

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    Scripps Cancer Survivor Shares Healing Power of Music on KUSI-TV

    Scripps breast cancer survivor Sue Palmer appeared on the KUSI Morning News June 9 for a rousing boogie woogie piano performance. Sue says her love of music played a big role in her recovery from cancer 10 years ago — and she performed for the hundreds of people who attended Cancer Survivors ...

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    San Diego County Seeing Increase in Heroin Addiction

    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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    Is it Really a Sinus Headache?

    Scripps Clinic neurologist Emily Rubenstein Engel, MD, was recently interviewed in U-T San Diego about the myth of the sinus headache and common types of headache pain. Read the full article. Learn more about headaches and the myths surrounding them at a free seminar held on July 17.

    • Monday, June 11th, 2012
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    San Diego’s History Chronicled in New Scripps Book

    From opening the region’s first hospital to saving Mother Teresa’s life, the legacy of Scripps Health is deeply rooted with the history of San Diego and the development of health care in the region. In her new book, “Good Company,” Sarita Eastman, MD, connects San Diego’s history with ...

    • Thursday, June 7th, 2012
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    Scripps Celebrates Major Construction Milestone

    On May 30, physicians, Scripps Health celebrated the “topping out” of the new $456 million Prebys Cardiovascular Institute located on the campus of Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla. The last steel beam was placed in the 383,000-square-foot building, which is scheduled to open for ...

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    Stick-On “Zio” Patch Helps Diagnose Irregular Heartbeat

    A study conducted at Scripps Health has found that a novel new heart monitoring device helped emergency room patients avoid unnecessary follow-up care. Scripps Health electrophysiologist Steven Higgins, MD talks with NBC Channel 7 about Zio® Patch, a single-use ambulatory cardiac monitor that looks ...