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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
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 ...
- Monday, June 17th, 2013
- Scripps Clinic
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
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
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
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
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
Scripps Clinic medical oncologist Marin Xavier, M.D., appeared on the KUSI Morning News May 14 to offer perspective into Angelina Jolie’s recent preventive double mastectomy. For women who carry the BRCA1 gene, risk reduction mastectomies decrease the risk of breast cancer by approximately 90 ...
- Tuesday, May 14th, 2013
- Scripps Clinic
Caregivers, patients and community leaders gathered May 3 to kick off a yearlong celebration marking the 50th anniversary of Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas. San Diego 6 News was among the media outlets who came out to cover the festivities. As seen on San Diego 6 News.
- Monday, May 13th, 2013
- Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas
Hospice Hospital Now a Part of Scripps Health Thanks to U-T San Diego for calling Scripps a white knight for hospice in their recent editorial. We began our work in hospice because we were committed to ensuring continuity of care for hundreds of hospice patients in our community. And we will be able ...
- Friday, May 10th, 2013