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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 ...

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    Know the Signs and Symptoms of Food Allergies

    John Kelso, MD, an allergist at Scripps Clinic discusses food allergy awareness for children with KUSI. Learn why food allergies are on the rise, what foods cause allergies and what symptoms to watch for. As seen on KUSI.

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    Scripps Doctor Discusses Heart Attack Prevention

    Cardiovascular disease remains the leading killer of both men and women; however, there is a lot a person can do to help prevent a heart attack. In a live, in-studio interview with KUSI, Scripps Cardiologist Dr. Christopher Suhar addresses measures you can take to help lead a healthier life. As seen ...

    • Friday, May 11th, 2012
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    Scripps Health’s Eric Topol Named Most Influential Physician Leader

    SAN DIEGO – Scripps Health Chief Academic Officer Eric Topol, M.D., has been named the most influential physician executive in health care by Modern Healthcare magazine. The internationally recognized cardiologist, geneticist and researcher topped the 2012 edition of the publication’s annual list of ...

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    Scripps Green Hospital Ranked Among Top U.S. Teaching Hospitals

    For the third consecutive year and fifth time overall, Scripps Green Hospital has been named one of the top teaching hospitals in the nation by the international business research and information firm Thomson Reuters. The annual 100 Top Hospitals list identifies the best U.S. medical centers based ...

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    Scripps President and CEO Named Volunteer of the Year

    Scripps Health President and CEO Chris Van Gorder today was named Volunteer of the Year for 2012 for the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department. The San Diego County Board of Supervisors presented Van Gorder the award in recognition of his public service to the region as reserve commander for the San ...

    • Wednesday, April 4th, 2012