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  • Scripps in the News

    Maggots And Leeches Have Their Place In Medicine

    Maggots and leeches have their place in medicine – as well as on your body Click here for the San Diego Union Tribune article. San Diego Union Tribune September 21, 2005

  • Health and Wellness

    New Vision Surgery Techniques

    by Franklin W. Lusby, M.D., Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla If you’re one of the millions of Americans who need their glasses to find their glasses, you’ve probably wondered more than once what it would be like to wake up in the morning and be able to see the alarm clock or your ...

  • Health and Wellness

    The Test That Could Save Your Life

    by David Roseman, M.D. It’s one of those cancers that no one likes to talk about and, even when they do, the conversations are rich with misconceptions such as “only men get it” and “it’s always fatal.” The truth is, colon cancer affects both men and women equally ...

  • Health and Wellness

    Can a Broken Heart or the Blues Cause a Heart Attack?

    Heart disease and depression- while these two diseases might not seem related, they are actually common companions. Scripps Center for Executive Health has recently added a new screening to its executive physical with this in mind. Depression can actually affect the wiring of the heart and affect ...

  • Health and Wellness

    San Diegans More Likely to be Diagnosed with Melanoma

    According to the American Cancer Society, San Diego residents are three-times more likely to be diagnosed with a melanoma than any other Californians. Using high-vision glasses and employing years of expertise, Dr. Susan Stuart, a dermalologist at Scripps Center for Executive Health is working to ...

  • News Releases

    Scripps La Jolla Receives Nursing's Highest Honor

    La Jolla, Calif. – Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla was notified today that it has received the prestigious Magnet Designation for excellence in patient care, a distinction conferred by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), a subsidiary of the American Nurses Association (ANA). ...

  • Health and Wellness

    The Family Business

    While social relationships can provide the best support system against stress, it is also often personal relationships that are the greatest sources of stress, according to Gene Ondrusek, PhD with Scripps Center for Executive Health. “This usually means that business people use the social ...

  • Health and Wellness

    Take Two Aspirins and Build A Better Business

    A gaze into future economic cultivation has corporate seers turning an eye over their shoulders and expanding backwards. For example, restaurants are venturing into farming to raise the best produce for their menus. In much the same way, businesses need to examine the impact an executive’s ...

  • Health and Wellness

    Awareness and Medical Advancements Can Keep Stroke Away

    by Sunil Rayan, M.D. You may have heard the news recently that cancer is now the leading cause of death in the United States, knocking heart disease down to the number two position. But do you know the third leading cause? It’s stroke, and it affects some 700,000 Americans every year. Even ...

  • Health and Wellness

    Could Sleep Problems Be Harming Your Heart?

    by Patrick Wolcott, M.D. You woke up exhausted again this morning, even though you were in bed a full eight hours. Not only that, your spouse didn’t get much sleep either, thanks to your jackhammer-like snoring. No doubt, most of us know that snoring can be extremely disruptive to a good ...