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    Scripps Health Fiji Alliance Brings Much-Needed Care to Remote Islands

    Watch the slideshow P. Lance Hendricks, MD, fell in love with Fiji decades ago. A surfer searching for big waves and a short reprieve during his final year of medical school, he borrowed some cash and took a vacation to the island nation. The visit became just one of many. On surf trips to Tavarua ...

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    From Boardroom to Ballroom, Betty Knight Scripps Exemplifies Success

    Mention the name “Scripps” in San Diego and you’ll immediately bring to mind distinguished hospitals, newspaper publishing, research institutions, a wealth of successful business and professional endeavors – and a generous and far-reaching philanthropic spirit. In San Diego, perhaps no one ...

    • Monday, December 8th, 2008
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    Neurologist Provides Help for Headache Sufferers

    When her patients describe the tell-tale symptoms of a migraine, Christy Jackson M.D. can lend an empathetic ear. She suffers from the headaches. Her experience helps the board-certified neurologist better understand their ordeal. Still, she’s always learning from her job—and loving the ...

    • Wednesday, August 27th, 2008
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    Pain Doc Teams Up With Race Car Driver to Offer Hope to Chronic Pain Sufferers

    Scripps La Jolla pain specialist Christopher Chisholm, M.D., is teaming up with professional race car driver Michael Roman to offer help and healing for chronic pain sufferers. Roman will share his story about how he successfully receiving a spinal cord stimulator for a phantom pain caused by the ...

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    High School Students Study Career Options at Scripps

    Twelve San Diego high school students are returning to class this fall with some unforgettable memories of their unique summer internship. For eight weeks, the teens worked at Scripps Green Hospital in La Jolla or Scripps Mercy Hospital in Hillcrest participating in the High School Exploration ...

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    Emergency Training: A National First

    You don’t like to think about it, but you have to plan for it No one likes to contemplate what a local disaster would look like. San Diego County residents have a pretty good idea from the 2007 wildfires that ravaged our region, but what about a massive earthquake, or terrorism incident? Would we be ...

    • Tuesday, August 19th, 2008
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    Headache Help

    Paul, a 71-year old retired electronic aircraft equipment naval repairman from Mira Mesa, Calif. knows what it’s like to live with chronic pain. He started getting headaches in early childhood, and spent the majority of his life battling debilitating migraines. During a bad spell, his headaches ...

    • Wednesday, July 30th, 2008
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    Beyond Breast Care

    Fayenola Landsman has held many roles in her lifetime. The 67-year-old is a wife, mother, grandmother, lifelong figure skater and former magazine editor. Recently, she found herself in yet another capacity—one she never expected. Landsman became a patient at the Scripps Clinic Breast Care Center, ...

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    Meet William Stanton, M.D.

    Walk into Dr. William Stanton’s office and you immediately see that music is important to him: there’s the classical guitar on a stand in the room, along with guitar books, a glass guitar miniature, and various other guitar- and music-related items. Dr. Stanton, a medical oncologist at Scripps Mercy ...