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    Scripps Health CEO Talks Money Matters with George Chamberlin

    Chris Van Gorder, president and CEO of Scripps Health, talks about Scripps as one of Fortune magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For, health care reform legislation, and his new role as the chairman of the American College of Healthcare Executives with NBC San Diego’s George Chamberlin ...

    • Saturday, April 3rd, 2010
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    Scripps Counselor Discusses Teens and Oxycontin

    Nancy Knott, a substance abuse counselor at Scripps McDonald Center at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla was recently interviewed on the NBC 7/39 on the topic teens going to Mexico for prescription drugs, including the highly addictive Oxycontin. As seen on NBC Channel 7 on March 29, 2010. Watch ...

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    Rate of Vasectomies Increases in March

    Scott Simon, MD, a urologist at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla was recently interviewed on the NBC 7/39 about the increase in vasectomies during March. According to Dr. Simon, men tend to schedule their vasectomies during NCAA “March Madness” when they will be required to rest as part of their ...

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    The High-Tech Presidential Physical

    CNN.com ran an article about high-tech tests as part of an annual examination. Scripps Center for Executive Health, located at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, is mentioned in the article for their comprehensive WholePerson Examination. Read Should you get a presidential physical? Media Contact: ...

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    Will Virtual Colonscopy Detect Colon Cancer or Give It to You?

    Julian Nicholas, MD, PhD, a member of the Scripps Clinic Division of Gastroenterology, was interviewed by local and national media regarding his repeated warnings to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) about using CT scans for colon cancer screenings. Dr. Nicholas, who was contracted with the ...

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    Your Child. Under Pressure. Under Your Radar.

    We haven’t learned much in fifty years. Kids are still using marijuana as their first step toward other, more deadly highs. Parents are still saying, “It can’t happen to my child.” Interventionist Nancy Knott from the Scripps McDonald Center discusses the warning signs of drug and alcohol abuse in ...

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    Why Drugs Don't Help Diabetes Patients' Hearts

    TIME.com recently interviewed Dr. Daniel Einhorn, medical director at Scripps Whittier Diabetes Institute, about a series of clinical research studies that will soon be published by The New England Journal of Medicine. The three treatment strategies were expected to prevent heart attacks among ...

    • Tuesday, March 16th, 2010
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    New Advice for Prostate Checkups

    The San Diego Union-Tribune recently published an article about the recently revised prostate cancer testing recommendations from the American Cancer Society. Scott Simon, MD, a urologist at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla provided his expertise on prostate cancer screenings. Read New advice for ...

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    Stroke Study Finds Neck Stent Safe, Effective

    The San Diego Union-Tribune recently published an article about a landmark study from the National Institutes of Health. The study compared two stroke prevention procedures—surgery and stenting—and showed them to be equally safe and effective. John Barr, MD, medical director of neurointerventional ...

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    Teen Bit by Rattlesnake is Saved at Scripps La Jolla

    The North County Times recently ran an article about Dorian Guerrazzi, a teen who was treated at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla for a rattlesnake bite. Dr. Sean Deitch, an emergency department physician at Scripps La Jolla worked quickly to save the teen’s life. According to Dorian’s ...