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    New Therapy for Overactive Bladder

    Patients seeking treatment for overactive bladder syndrome are finding success with a simple new therapy available at Scripps Clinic Carmel Valley. Percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation (PTNS) has been clinically proven to reduce the symptoms of overactive bladder – including urgency, frequency, and ...

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    Kudos for Stroke Care

    As part of an effort to prevent the devastating effects of stroke in San Diego, Scripps Green Hospital has achieved a Primary Stroke Center (PSC) Certification from the Joint Commission—the nation’s leading accrediting body in health care. “This designation is a seal of approval from the Joint ...

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    New Treatment Strategies & Resources for Lung Cancer Free Forum Feb. 5

    San Diego County residents affected by lung cancer can learn more about the latest treatment strategies, resources and coping issues at a free informational forum Tuesday, Feb. 5 at Scripps Clinic Torrey Pines in La Jolla. Sponsored by Scripps Cancer Center at Scripps Clinic and Scripps Green ...

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    New Scripps Research Study of America's 'Healthy Elderly'

    Genomic researchers are looking to America’s “healthy elderly” – those 80 and older with no history of chronic disease – to help them unlock the genetic secrets behind lifelong health. Scripps Genomic Medicine recently began enrolling participants in its ...

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    $30 Million Grant for Cardiovascular Institute

    Scripps Health has received a $30 million gift – one of the single largest philanthropic donations in the organization’s 83-year history – to support the new Scripps cardiovascular institute. This grant from The Howard Charitable Foundation will help Scripps create an integrated ...

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    Scripps Clinic Extends Agreement with Padres Through 2009

    Scripps Clinic has recently announced that it will maintain its partnership with the San Diego Padres as the team’s official health care provider through the 2009 season. Continuing to build upon a relationship that began in 1981, the Clinic will provide all medical services and evaluations for the ...

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    Physicians Bridge Gap Between Conventional and Alternative Medicine

    SAN DIEGO, CA. – This fall, more than 200 physicians will attend a one-of-a-kind, week-long course leading to board certification in integrative holistic medicine. Presented by the American Board of Holistic Medicine (ABHM) and Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine in San Diego, The Science ...

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    An Integrative Approach to Treating & Preventing Heart Disease

    by Chris Postizzi The past three decades of Bill Fink’s life have been heart-breaking to say the least. The 58-year-old businessman and pastor has suffered two heart attacks – the first at age 27 – and undergone multiple cardiac procedures, including bypass surgery and angioplasty. ...

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    New Hope for Heart Failure Patients

    Patti Menotti has had a long struggle with heart disease. The Carlsbad resident, 70, has had a heart attack, undergone bypass surgery and now suffers from congestive heart failure (CHF). Her heart muscle has become so weakened it has difficulty pumping, leading to complications, such as fluid in her ...

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    Scripps Clinic Docs Featured on Today Show

    As part of a week-long series on heart health, Scripps Clinic cardiologists Richard Schatz, M.D., co-chairman of the division of cardiology and research director of cardiovascular interventions at Scripps Clinic’s Heart Lung and Vascular Center and Mimi Guarneri, M.D., director of the Scripps ...