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    Scripps Cardiovascular Surgeons Form New Medical Group

    San Diego — Scripps Health, the largest provider of cardiothoracic surgery in the San Diego region, announced today that the cardiovascular and thoracic surgeons from Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, Scripps Clinic and Scripps Mercy Hospital are joining to create a new integrated medical ...

  • Patient Stories

    Young Surfer Gets Back to the Waves After Unique Surgery

    As an avid surfer, Zack Pekin enjoys riding the waves of Southern California. He’s been surfing since he was 12. But after shattering his kneecap during his sophomore year in college, he was like a fish out of water. Severely damaging his patella — the triangular bone that covers and protects ...

  • Patient Stories

    Son Gives Dad a Lifesaving Gift

    In 2001, San Diego veteran John Quesenberry knew something was wrong with his health. While organizing a reunion for the unit he served with during his first of two tours in Vietnam, the retired military officer felt like he had hit a wall. “I was in my mid 50s and tired all the time,” he said. “My ...

  • Feature

    A Different Breed of Healing

    Once a week, Wayne Cornelius and his Labrador Retriever, Nena, stroll through Scripps Green Hospital looking for people who could use a dose of comfort and company. From the corridors to the patient rooms, there is no shortage of candidates. “Everyone lights-up when they see them,” said Kimberly ...

  • Scripps in the News

    Dr. Eric Topol Discusses the West Wireless Health Institute on CNBC

    Eric Topol, M.D., discusses the West Wireless Health Institute on CNBC’s “Street Signs” program. The first-of-its-kind institute brings together leaders in science, medicine, engineering and technology to help move emerging wireless health technologies quickly into the hands of ...

  • Patient Stories

    Woman Lives a Lighter Life After Weight Loss Surgery

    A little more than one year after having bariatric surgery, Terri H. weighs 120 pounds less and has more energy than she’s had in decades. “There are so many things I can do now that I couldn’t before,” said the 53-year-old married mother from San Diego, Calif. “Before the surgery, I couldn’t even ...

  • Health and Wellness

    Easing Seasonal Allergies

    Spring is a time of suffering for millions of Americans. As the mercury rises, trees pollinate. For those with seasonal allergies, uncomfortable symptoms ensue. Their itchy eyes, runny nose, sneezing and congestion often start a search for relief at the drug store or a doctor’s office. “When pollen ...

  • News Releases

    Dr. Mimi Guarneri to be Honored as ARCS Scientist of Year

    San Diego – On March 27, Mimi Guarneri, M.D., medical director and founder of Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine, will be awarded Scientist of the Year by the San Diego Chapter of Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS). The event will begin at 6 p.m. at the Hilton San Diego Resort ...

  • News

    Green Hospital Gets Greener

    Scripps Green Hospital is taking steps to make health care less harmful to the environment. In October 2007, it launched Living Green, a campaign designed to scale-down consumer appetites, reduce waste and save energy. Since then, the hospital has instituted more than a dozen earth-friendly ...

  • News

    Living Green Projects

    As part of its Living Green campaign, Scripps Green is reusing when safe, recycling when possible and trying to reduce everything from water to electricity. In the process, the hospital is getting greener by the day. Here’s what’s being done to help the environment heal: Reclaiming cans With plans ...