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    Scripps Doctor Talks About Concussion and Youth Sports

    Dr. Michael Lobatz spoke with San Diego CW6 News about the importance of knowing the signs and symptoms of concussion, especially for youth athletes. Dr. Lobatz is medical director of the Rehabilitation Center and Brain Injury Program at Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas. The center offers ...

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    Teen Stroke Patient Gets Back to Volleyball

    In 2009, high school volleyball player Claire Cordua had a stroke while driving to the beach. She was taken to Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla where Giuseppe Ammirati, MD, was able to save her life. A year later, Cordua is in college and getting ready to participate in her first National ...

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    Scripps Health Announces Proton Therapy Center

    Scripps Health announced plans to open the first patient care facility in San Diego County to offer advanced proton therapy to cancer patients. Groundbreaking for the $185 million Scripps Proton Therapy Center is expected in July 2010 and the facility is expected to be open for patient care by ...

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    Scripps Health Announces Proton Therapy Center

    San Diego’s CBS News reports Scripps Health’s plan to open the first patient care facility in San Diego County to offer advanced proton therapy to cancer patients. Scripps also received recognition as one of America’s top 10 health systems, according to a report from Thomson ...

    • Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010
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    How Much Is Too Much Sun?

    Edward Ross, MD, dermatologist and laser specialist with Scripps Clinic, spoke on KPBS-FM’s These Days program regarding the benefits and harms of sun exposure, how to properly protect your skin from the sun and the latest findings regarding sunscreen. Media Contact: Regan Olsson Phone: ...

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    New, Pocket-sized Ultrasound Device at Scripps Green Hospital

    Scripps Green Hospital is the first of 12 clinical sites in the world previewing a pocket-sized ultrasound device, called Vscan, to see if the new technology will help speed diagnoses, reduce patient wait times and improve physician work flow. San Diego Fox 5 News interviewed David Rubenson, MD, ...

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    Scripps Clinic Physician Provides Recommendations for Weight Loss Plateaus

    Ken Fujioka, MD, director of the Center for Weight Management at Scripps Clinic, was interviewed for an article recently in the San Diego Union-Tribune. Dr. Fujioka provided recommendations for weight loss plateaus. Read Losing Your Edge

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    Fox TV Explores Scripps’ Advances in Cancer Care & Role of Music in Treatment

    Dr. James Mason of Scripps Cancer Center joined the Fox 5 Morning News to discuss the latest advances in cancer care as a preview to Scripps’ June 13 Cancer Survivor’s Day celebration. Joining Dr. Mason was legendary local pianist Sue Palmer, an eight-year breast cancer survivor and Scripps patient. ...

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    Imaging Scans at Scripps La Jolla Used to Learn More About Mummies

    Scientists at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla were able to glimpse into the past thanks to the use of modern technology. In a recent article in the San Diego Union-Tribune, the imaging department from Scripps La Jolla used CT and MRI scans to learn more about the lives and deaths of four Peruvian ...

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    The Singing Nurse at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla

    Rod Salaysay, RN, who is better known at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla as the “singing nurse,” recently appeared on San Diego’s KSWB as well as KKFX -TV and CNN. As a trauma nurse, Salaysay wanted to offer his patients something more. So, he puts his feelings of hope, love and ...