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  • News Releases

    Robert A. Tjosvold, former Bank of America executive, elected Chairman of Scripps Health Board of Trustees

    San Diego – Bob Tjosvold, former commercial market executive and market president of San Diego County for Bank of America, has been elected the new chairman of the 14-member Scripps Health Board of Trustees. Tjosvold of Poway retired from Bank of America in 2006 after 38 years with the company. ...

    • Monday, January 11th, 2010
  • Patient Stories

    Woman Donates Home to Help Support Scripps

    It was more than 50 years ago when Burl Mackenzie first walked through the doors of Scripps and Scripps Clinic. Back then she was new to La Jolla, and Scripps was so much a part of the community that it just seemed natural to get more involved. In 2007, her lifelong involvement reached a pinnacle ...

  • News Releases

    Scripps to Present Future of Genomic Medicine Conference March 5-6

    San Diego – Scripps Translational Science Institute (STSI) will present its third annual educational conference exploring the latest achievements and challenges in the field of genomics March 5-6, 2010 in San Diego. The conference, The Future of Genomic Medicine III, will offer a dynamic, ...

    • Monday, January 4th, 2010
  • Health and Wellness

    Looking Back at Research that Could Help You Lose Weight in 2010

    Weight loss is consistently among the most popular New Year’s resolutions. Efforts to change eating and exercise habits often don’t last. People start strong right after the ball drops in Times Square, but determination fades. According to a 2007 Wall Street Journal Harris Interactive Poll, fewer ...

  • News

    Scripps Clinic to Provide Medical Services at the San Diego Open

    La Jolla, Calif. – For the sixth consecutive year, Scripps Clinic will be the official medical provider at one of the most prestigious golf tournaments on the PGA Tour. Previously known as the Buick Invitational, the annual event is now the San Diego Open. The tournament is expected to draw ...

  • News Releases

    New Survey Shows San Diegans' Top 5 Personal Health Goals for 2010

    San Diego – As the calendar flips to a new year, a new survey from Scripps Health reveals the top five personal health goals for San Diegans in 2010. Topping the list of planned health improvements are more diligent exercise routines, followed by weight loss. The survey of more than 2,000 San Diego ...

    • Tuesday, December 29th, 2009
  • Scripps in the News

    Hospitals are Their Specialty

    A recent article published in the San Diego Union-Tribune explores the role of the hospitalist, a physician specialty that focuses on caring for hospitalized patients. Dr. Bruce Covner, a hospitalist at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, is featured in the article. Read Hospitals are their ...

  • Health and Wellness

    10 Ways to Start 2010 Right

    by Marc Sedwitz, MD, Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla We’re about to embark on a bright new decade, so why not start it off right by incorporating a few new healthy habits into your life? There’s no need to revamp your entire diet and lifestyle to improve your health—even small actions can ...

  • News Releases

    Minimally Invasive Vein Treatment Alleviates Man's Leg Pain

    Chris S. did what a lot of men would do when he experienced some minor pain, itching, and bulging veins in his leg – he just lived with the discomfort and went on with his life, hoping it would eventually pass. But after more than 10 years, the 47-year-old systems engineer from San Diego realized he ...

  • News

    The Road to Healing with Naomi Judd

    Join entertainer, best-selling author & patient advocate Naomi Judd on January 22 as she shares practical and innovative tools for recovery and health as well as her own story of finding a path to health.

    • Monday, December 21st, 2009