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  • News Releases

    A Healthy Digestive System - Upcoming Seminar

    La Jolla, Calif. – According to the American College of Gastroenterology, more than 95 million Americans experience some kind of digestive problem and 10 million people are hospitalized each year for care of gastrointestinal (GI) problems. Join Dr. David Leopold, integrative medicine physician, on ...

    • Monday, May 10th, 2010
  • Scripps in the News

    Scripps La Jolla Surgeons Perform Incisionless Surgery for GERD

    Surgeons at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla performed incisionless surgery for the treatment of GERD, or chronic heartburn. With no scarring and a faster recovery time, the surgery provided much needed relief to the patient, who has suffered from GERD for more than 20 years. Drs. Cheryl Olson and ...

  • Scripps in the News

    Scripps La Jolla Patient Appears on the "Oprah Show"

    Ana Rodarte has suffered from the rare disease neurofibromatosis her entire life. Recently, after several surgeries provided by the DOCS charity and Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, she’s looking at life in a whole new way. On May 6, 2010 Ana shared her story on the “Oprah ...

  • News

    Scripps La Jolla Nurse Helps Others with Life-limiting Illnesses

    For more than 20 years, Lisa Breedlove, RN, has been a staunch advocate for the most fragile of patients. She has served as pillar of support for countless patients and their families and loved ones who have had to make the toughest medical decisions. As a palliative care and end-of-life nurse, ...

  • Health and Wellness

    Managing Osteoarthritis and Maintaining Your Mobility

    As we age, one of the most common health problems we will all face is chronic joint pain and stiffness due to arthritis. As the nation’s most common cause of disability, an estimated one in five adults in the United States report having doctor-diagnosed arthritis, and it’s estimated that 67 million ...

  • Scripps in the News

    Therapy Dogs Honored at Scripps La Jolla

    In celebration of National Volunteer Week, the volunteer services department of Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla hosted a “Pet Therapy Party” on April 23, 2010, to recognize the exceptional work of our select group of therapy dogs and their handlers. The pet therapy party was an opportunity for ...

  • Scripps Tips – May 2010

    San Diego’s Boogie Woogie Queen Beats Cancer Through Music; Sue Palmer to Perform at Survivor’s Day Event June 13 National Cancer Survivor’s Day is around the corner, and one San Diegan will share music’s healing power against the disease. Sue Palmer – San Diego’s Queen of Boogie Woogie – will play ...

  • Scripps in the News

    Technology That's Helping the Padres Perform Better

    Scripps Clinic sports medicine specialist and team physician for the San Diego Padres Heinz Hoenecke, MD, talks to NBC 7/39 about advances in medicine and technology that are helping baseball players recover faster and perform better on the diamond.

  • Patient Stories

    New Mom Gives Thanks After Receiving Lifesaving Care at Scripps

    On April 9, 2008, Miranda Klassen gave birth to her son, Van, at Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas. But, what was expected to be the happiest day of her life was one of her toughest. The healthy 32-year-old experienced an extremely rare amniotic fluid embolism, which threatened her life and the ...

  • Health and Wellness

    Improving the Youth Sports Experience

    Youth sports is hitting a growth spurt, with 44 million kids in the U.S. now playing in at least one organized activity, according to the National Council of Youth Sports. Getting into the game can bring many benefits: improved fitness, better social skills and less downtime for potential trouble. ...

    • Thursday, April 29th, 2010