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  • Health and Wellness

    Creating a Healthy Holiday Season

    By Austin “Ozzie” Gontang, Ph.D. Counselor, Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine The holidays aren’t happy for everyone. Many people feel anxious and/or sad at that time of year. Memories of holidays past and unrealistic expectations about the upcoming season are the main causes of the holiday ...

  • News Releases

    Kosty Named Green Cancer Center Director

    Scripps Green Hospital recently appointed Michael Kosty M.D. as medical director of its cancer center, a regional and national destination for people seeking specialized oncology services. Scripps Green Hospital’s cancer center is an integral component of the Scripps Cancer Center (SCC), which ...

  • Patient Stories

    Good Health is Both a Journey and a Destination

    Some may view a health problem as a setback. Leslie Teyssier calls hers “a gift” because it introduced her to a life of disease prevention. Diagnosed with thyroid disease six years ago, Teyssier learned of two options – medicine or surgery. She rejected those and chose instead a path of holistic ...

  • News

    New Plastic Surgeon Joins Scripps Clinic

    Growing up in a middle-class family in suburban Buffalo, N.Y., Salvatore Pacella, M.D., M.B.A. inherited a meticulous attention to detail and a keen, concentrated work ethic from his Italian immigrant parents. Raised by a father who worked on cars and a mother who was a hairstylist, seeing that ...

  • Health and Wellness

    A Vacation for the Mind

    Give your mind a vacation and promote healing for body, mind and spirit by using this four-step guided-imagery meditation. By Lynda Light, M.Ed. 1. Stay present. Find a comfortable place to sit or lie down. Now take three deep breaths to relax the body and clear the mind. Pay close attention to the ...

  • News Releases

    Scripps Health Honored Among Nation’s Top Employers

    SAN DIEGO – Scripps Health has been ranked No. 2 in the nation in AARP’s 2008 listing of the 50 Best Employers for Workers Over 50, while Working Mother magazine has named Scripps Health to its 2008 list of America’s 100 Best Companies for its family-friendly policies. The selections will be ...

  • News Releases

    New Scripps Clinic Rancho Bernardo Opens

    Scripps Clinic’s new replacement facility in Rancho Bernardo opened its doors to the public on September 15, 2008—putting more high quality care within reach for residents of North County’s growing communities. Located directly across the street from the former Scripps Clinic Rancho Bernardo on ...

  • News

    Scripps Health Study Breaks New Ground

    SAN DIEGO – Scripps Translational Science Institute is spearheading an unprecedented international study to test a personalized drug therapy for angioplasty patients with coronary artery disease — the nation’s leading cause of death for both men and women. The GRAVITAS clinical study is ...

  • Feature

    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, ...

  • News Releases

    New Rancho Bernardo Clinic to Open in September

    More quality care will soon be within reach for residents in North County’s inland communities. Construction of Scripps Clinic’s new 146,000-square foot outpatient care facility in Rancho Bernardo is moving ahead faster than anticipated. It is now scheduled to open in September of 2008—two months ...