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  • Scripps in the News

    U-T San Diego & Scripps Clinic: What You Should Know About Melanoma

    In the latest Savvy Patient article in the U-T San Diego, Hubert Greenway, M.D., shares the essential facts about prevention, detection and treatment of skin cancers. The American Academy of Dermatology has designated May 5 as Melanoma Monday to spread the word about skin cancers. Visit the U-T San ...

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    ‘Belly Button’ Hysterectomy Now a Reality

    One inch. Now that’s all it takes to perform a hysterectomy. Thanks to recent improvements in robotic surgery technology, it is now possible that an entire hysterectomy—surgical removal of the uterus— can be completed through a one-inch incision hidden in the belly button. This new technique, ...

  • News Releases

    Scripps is First in Region to Implant Wireless Cardiac Pacemaker

    Scripps Health became the first health care provider in Southern California to implant the investigational Nanostim™ leadless pacemaker, the world’s first wireless pacemaker totally implanted in the heart, as part of the Leadless II Clinical Trial. Developed for patients with bradycardia – a heart ...

  • Health and Wellness

    Over-the-Counter Painkillers: How to Choose

    Do you ever get a headache trying to figure out which over-the-counter (OTC) pain medication to take for different aches and pains? If so, you’re not alone. According to the Consumer Healthcare Products Association, more than 81 percent of U.S. adults use OTC medications as their first response to ...

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    Treatment Options for Pelvic Floor Disorders

    As any woman who has gone through childbirth can attest, carrying and delivering a baby can be a wonderful experience—but it isn’t easy on the body. Months of supporting a growing baby, followed by labor and delivery, can take a toll on the muscles, ligaments and connective tissues that make up the ...

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    CPR: Lifesaving Technique

    CPR is a lifesaving technique that can be used in emergency situations such as when a person’s heart stops beating as a result of sudden cardiac arrest or when a person is near death from drowning. Dr. Douglas Gibson, from Scripps Clinic discusses how CPR can be the difference between life and death ...

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    New Device Approved for Migraine Relief

    Emily Rubenstein Engel, MD, neurologist and associate director of the Dalessio Headache Center, spoke with San Diego 6 News reporter Nancy Aziz about a new device approved by the Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of migraines.

  • Health and Wellness

    When to Get Screened for Skin Cancer

    Skin cancer is a quiet, ongoing epidemic. Around 20 percent of Americans will be diagnosed with some form of skin cancer in their lifetimes. Around one in every 55 develops melanoma, the most deadly form of the disease. So when someone asks me: When is a good time to get screened for skin cancer? ...

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    Scripps Celebrates $130M Groundbreaking

    The ground breaking of a six-story $130 million medical office building on the campus of Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla was featured in multiple San Diego media outlets on March 5, 2014. Built with a $25 million gift from the family of longtime Scripps benefactors Eileen and John “Jack” ...

  • News Releases

    Scripps Health Begins Construction on Scripps Clinic John R. Anderson V Medical Pavilion

    Scripps Health broke ground today and marked the start of construction for the Scripps Clinic John R. Anderson V Medical Pavilion. The $130 million medical office building — along with the adjacent Prebys Cardiovascular Institute — is part of a comprehensive master plan that will transform the ...