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    Scripps Encinitas Proposal Expands Services to the Community

    Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas has finalized its plans for expanding medical services. A recent article in the San Diego Union Tribune takes a look at the proposal, and examines the stated need for more emergency and inpatient care resources in the North County community. Read Hospital proposes ...

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    Breast Cancer Survivor Leads Group to Complete 60-Mile Walk

    Cassandra Countryman, a 10-year breast cancer survivor, recently led a team of walkers to complete the Susan G. Komen Three-Day Breast Cancer Walk. She tells the San Diego Union Tribune that the 60-mile walk was “humbling” and “exhilarating” in the recent article Walk was ...

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    Breast Cancer Survivor Raises Awareness and Organizes Support

    A San Diego Union Tribune article profiles Cassandra Countryman, who survived breast cancer 10 years ago and went on to form San Diego’s first African-American breast cancer support group. Breast cancer survivor tries to help others with the fight profiles Countryman’s work in the ...

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    Scripps Encinitas Helps Patients Vote from Their Beds

    A service at Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas allows patients confined to the facility on November 4 to vote by absentee ballot. The service has been well-received in past election years. Read Patients can vote from hospital beds from North County Times.

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    Scripps Cancer Center Survivor Honored with KGTV's 10 Leadership Award

    Watch an Oct. 23, 2008 KGTV story about Scripps breast cancer survivor Cassandra Countryman receiving the 10 Leadership Award. Countryman founded the Scripps African-American Breast Cancer Support Group, which has helped hundreds of San Diegans receive valuable information about breast cancer ...

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    Cancer During Pregnancy Presents Unique Challenges

    A recent article in the Press-Enterprise examines the challenges women face when fighting cancer while pregnant. Detection is made difficult by the body’s changes, which often mask symptoms, while treatment options may be more limited due to concerns for the baby. Battling cancer during ...

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    Will disease data change patients' habits?

    Researchers at Scripps Translational Science Institute are assessing the behavioral impact of personal genetic testing on people who choose to receive such screenings to identify their potential risk for developing certain diseases. The article appeared in the San Diego Union-Tribune: ...

    • Thursday, October 9th, 2008
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    Partnership Helps Homeless Get Back on Their Feet

    A partnership between Scripps Health and Catholic Charities is helping San Diego’s homeless recover from illness and injury, and get back on their feet. Scripps Mercy Hospital provides medical care to homeless patients, while Catholic Charities offers housing, transportation and case ...

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    Dr. Eric Topol Discusses the Wellderly Study on KPBS Radio

    Listen to a September 26, 2008 KPBS radio interview with Eric J. Topol, M.D., director of Scripps Genomic Medicine and principal investigator of the Wellderly study. Dr. Topol discusses the study, the concentration of healthy elderly in San Diego and the “disease-centric” nature of ...

    • Saturday, September 27th, 2008
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    Wellderly Social Event on KGTV

    Watch news coverage of a September, 2008 Wellderly social. The clip includes comments from study participants and the study’s principal investigator, Dr. Eric J. Topol. Dr. Topol underscores the study’s unique focus on determining the genes responsible for good health.

    • Saturday, September 27th, 2008