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  • News Releases

    Scripps Health Statement in Response to June 26 Tri-City News Conference

    San Diego – Scripps Health has a very positive relationship with the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and we cooperate fully with the agency whenever asked. We also are proactive in bringing information to them when patient safety issues involving our care are raised. Tri-City’s claim ...

    • Friday, June 26th, 2009
  • Scripps in the News

    Wellderly Study's Unique Research Profiled in North County Times

    A recent article in the North County Times profiled the Wellderly Study, a research study at Scripps Genomic Medicine that looks at the genes of healthy elderly participants. Researchers are hoping to understand the mechanisms that keep people healthy and protected from disease. The story features ...

    • Friday, June 26th, 2009
  • Patient Stories

    Robotic Surgery Helps Lifetime Golfer Quickly Return to the Game

    As founder and CEO of Douglas E. Barnhart, Inc., a San Diego building, engineering and construction management firm, Doug Barnhart understands the importance of using the latest technology to get the best results. As a lifetime golfer, he recognizes that precision, expertise and years of experience ...

  • Scripps in the News

    Personal Genetic Testing Study Featured On TV News Nationally

    Scripps Translational Science Institute is leading a landmark research study to see if taking part in personal genetic tests helps people lead healthier lives. The study is offering genome scans to up to 10,000 participants to identify their risk for 20 health conditions, and will then will track ...

    • Friday, June 19th, 2009
  • Scripps in the News

    Scripps Shares Best Practices as a Top Health Care Employer

    Hospitals & Health Networks magazine recently explored how the nation’s leading health care organizations are dealing with staffing challenges. Vic Buzachero, Scripps Health’s senior vice president of human resources, shared best practices implemented by Scripps to help its ...

    • Friday, June 19th, 2009
  • Feature

    Meet MDs Who Followed in Their Father's Footsteps

    If imitation is the highest form of flattery, two physicians at Scripps Clinic must feel honored. Their sons followed in their footsteps, first enduring a tough road to earn medical degrees and complete specialty training, then practicing alongside their dads as members of the same medical group in ...

  • Patient Stories

    New Program Provides Empowerment, Support for Parkinson’s Patients

    Throughout his life, 69-year-old Wayne L. hasn’t been one to sit still. The retired vice president of operations for a high-tech telecommunications company is also a father, grandfather, and running enthusiast who has participated in 27 marathons and 12 ultra-marathons. So when a diagnosis of ...

  • Health and Wellness

    An Owner’s Guide to Good Health

    You probably check the owner’s manual before bringing your car in for service. Care for your body with the same attention to detail.

    • Tuesday, June 9th, 2009
  • Scripps in the News

    Scripps McDonald Center Addresses Economy's Impact on Rehab

    The Scripps McDonald Center, residential treatment and detox program for drugs and alcohol, is experiencing a decline in admissions as a result of the poor economy. Center officials believe the reasons for the reduction is due to the fact that people are

  • Scripps in the News

    Scripps Cancer Survivor's Day Preview on NBC 7/39

    The 21st annual National Cancer Survivor’s Day is June 7, and hundreds of local survivors will gather to celebrate at Scripps Green Hospital La Jolla. Among the newest advances in the fight against cancer is breast specific gamma imaging, which can uncover hard-to-detect tumors that ...