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  • Health and Wellness

    10 Things You May Not Know About Your Heart

    Heart disease is the number one killer of women—and it’s largely preventable. Despite how common it is, many women still don’t know how to take care of their heart health and reduce their risk factors for the disease. Find out if you know your heart health facts. Take the heart health quiz. Learn ...

    • Wednesday, February 15th, 2012
  • Scripps in the News

    Putting Heart Attacks on Ice

    Scripps is Transforming Heart Medicine Al Fields had a heart attack while running. He says he doesn’t remember much about that day. But when he woke up four days later at Scripps, he discovered his body had been cooled drastically – placed in therapeutic hypothermic state to help him heal. See how ...

    • Thursday, November 17th, 2011
  • Health and Wellness

    Is It Indigestion or a Heart Attack?

    The symptoms of a heart attack in women are often more subtle than in men, and can be easily confused with stress, fatigue or simply not feeling well.

    • Monday, August 15th, 2011
  • News

    Conrad Prebys Gives $45 Million to Scripps Health

    When Conrad Prebys was a young boy growing up in Indiana he stepped on a rusty belt buckle, which resulted in a life-threatening cardiac infection that forced him to remain bedridden for a year. Now, years later and having accrued a significant personal fortune, the noted San Diego developer and ...

  • News

    U.S. News & World Report Ranks Scripps Among Nation’s Best for Heart Care

    U.S. News & World Report’s 2011-2012 Best Hospitals rankings has again named the combined heart programs of Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla and Scripps Green Hospital among the best in the nation for cardiology and heart surgery. In addition, Scripps La Jolla, Scripps Green, Scripps Memorial ...

    • Tuesday, July 19th, 2011
  • News

    Heart Surgery Goes High Tech

    By James Hemp, MD Just a few years ago, heart surgery often meant a large incision from chest to abdomen, hours of surgery, considerable risks and a week or two in the hospital followed by a long, difficult recovery. In recent years, however, technological advancements have come into the mainstream, ...

  • News

    Scripps Health Breaks Ground on Scripps Cardiovascular Institute

    Building on its legacy as San Diego’s leading provider of heart care services, Scripps Health today celebrated the start of construction for the $456 million Scripps Cardiovascular Institute, a center for innovation that will bring together leading physicians and premier cardiovascular services to ...

  • Health and Wellness

    Studies Link Snoring to Heart Disease and Stroke

    Many snorers have obstructive sleep apnea, which has been linked with high blood pressure, or hypertension, which, in turn, is associated with heart disease and stroke. The above headline is a great example of why skeptics dismiss medical stories in the popular press as hype and scaremongering. Yet ...

    • Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011
  • Patient Stories

    Revolutionary Heart Valve Surgery Performed at Scripps

    Retired elementary school teacher Ruth Bradshaw was never the type of person to let anything slow her down. Even at 87 years old, she enjoyed an active lifestyle that included Jazzercise with her friends. Several years ago, Bradshaw was diagnosed with a serious aortic valve problem. With increasing ...

  • News

    Scripps Awards Contracts for First Phase of Regional Medical Campus Expansion

    Scripps Health has awarded contracts to Jacobs Project Management Co., HOK and McCarthy Building Companies for the first phase of construction for the Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla campus expansion. Scripps unveiled its 25-year master plan for the Scripps La Jolla hospital campus in November ...