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    A Better Life Through Home Dialysis -- NPR: Morning Edition

    An increasing number of people with kidney disease are turning to home dialysis. Not only does this practice save patients hassle and time, but studies are finding that those who do home dialysis also do more frequent cleansings, which can lead to better

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    Miraculous Recovery of Scripps Cancer Survivor Featured on NBC-TV

    Scripps cancer survivor Gerry Black reaches a milestone in 2009 that doctors consider a medical miracle — 10 years of being healthy, active and disease-free after being diagnosed with multiple myeloma. Patients with multiple myeloma have an average life expectancy of 3 years and their ...

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    Robot Performs Delicate Heart Surgery: CBS Channel 8

    A new robotic heart catheter system offers new hope for the more than 2.2 million Americans who suffer from atrial fibrillation. The procedure, called a catheter ablation for supraventricular tachycardia, is a common arrhythmia

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    Wellderly Study's Unique Research Profiled in North County Times

    A recent article in the North County Times profiled the Wellderly Study, a research study at Scripps Genomic Medicine that looks at the genes of healthy elderly participants. Researchers are hoping to understand the mechanisms that keep people healthy and protected from disease. The story features ...

    • Friday, June 26th, 2009
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    Personal Genetic Testing Study Featured On TV News Nationally

    Scripps Translational Science Institute is leading a landmark research study to see if taking part in personal genetic tests helps people lead healthier lives. The study is offering genome scans to up to 10,000 participants to identify their risk for 20 health conditions, and will then will track ...

    • Friday, June 19th, 2009
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    Scripps Shares Best Practices as a Top Health Care Employer

    Hospitals & Health Networks magazine recently explored how the nation’s leading health care organizations are dealing with staffing challenges. Vic Buzachero, Scripps Health’s senior vice president of human resources, shared best practices implemented by Scripps to help its ...

    • Friday, June 19th, 2009
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    Scripps McDonald Center Addresses Economy's Impact on Rehab

    The Scripps McDonald Center, residential treatment and detox program for drugs and alcohol, is experiencing a decline in admissions as a result of the poor economy. Center officials believe the reasons for the reduction is due to the fact that people are

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    Scripps Cancer Survivor's Day Preview on NBC 7/39

    The 21st annual National Cancer Survivor’s Day is June 7, and hundreds of local survivors will gather to celebrate at Scripps Green Hospital La Jolla. Among the newest advances in the fight against cancer is breast specific gamma imaging, which can uncover hard-to-detect tumors that ...

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    Dr. Eric Topol Profiled as GQ Rock Star of Science on Fox 5

    Scripps Health Chief Academic Officer Eric Topol, M.D., is part of a new national public service campaign that gives the star treatment to the world of science. Appearing in the June 2009 issue of GQ magazine, the campaign pairs musical celebrities such as Seal, Sheryl Crow and Will.i.am with 11 ...

    • Monday, May 25th, 2009
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    Scripps Genetic Testing Study Featured in San Diego Union-Tribune

    The San Diego Union-Tribune chronicles the personal stories of three Scripps Health employees who are taking part in the Scripps Genomic Health Initiative. The landmark research study aims to find out if people who undergo personal genetic testing will take steps to improve their health through ...

    • Sunday, May 17th, 2009