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  • Scripps in the News

    Scripps Health CEO Tackles Tough Health Care Issues in Union-Tribune Q&A

    Scripps Health President and CEO Chris Van Gorder address everything from health care reform to advances in medical technology in a free-wheeling Q&A with The San Diego Union-Tribune: Read Hot Seat: Chris Van Gorder

    • Wednesday, August 12th, 2009
  • Scripps in the News

    Genetic Breast Cancer Study May Lead to Personalized Screenings

    A new research study by Scripps Health could pave the way for a more individualized approach to women’s breast cancer screenings, making each person’s genetic makeup a key factor in guiding how often they get tested. The PINK study is profiled in the North County Times’ Health ...

  • News Releases

    Investigational Obesity Drug Proven Effective in Late-Stage Clinical Trials Led by Scripps Researcher

    SAN DIEGO – Based on results from a large, multi-center weight loss study led by a researcher at Scripps Health in San Diego, Calif., the makers of an obesity drug candidate plan to seek approval from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The drug, Contrave, is an investigational therapy ...

  • News Releases

    New Genetic Research Study Could Transform Breast Cancer Screenings

    SAN DIEGO – A new research study could potentially pave the way for a more individualized approach to women’s breast cancer screenings, making each person’s genetic makeup a key factor in guiding how often they get tested. The study by Scripps Health will initially assess whether a ...

  • News

    Meet Michael Kosty, MD

    Michael Kosty, MD is dedicated to providing excellent patient care and determined to continually advance cancer treatment services at Scripps. As medical director of the Cancer Center at Scripps Clinic and Scripps Green Hospital, he is in a position and an environment that enable him to do ...

    • Monday, August 10th, 2009
  • News

    Can Bypass Surgery Benefit Diabetics Who Are Not Morbidly Obese?

    Earlier this year, the news that bariatric surgery could help treat type 2 diabetes in individuals who suffer from morbid obesity (defined as those with a body mass index or BMI over 35) made headlines around the world. The American Journal of Medicine r

  • Scripps Tips - August 2009

    Health Care Reform Debate Heats Up in August; Scripps Health CEO Available for Perspective August is shaping up as a critical month on the path toward health care reform, with a steady drumbeat of town hall meetings, TV ads and other campaign tactics expected on all sides of the issue. But behind ...

    • Wednesday, August 5th, 2009
  • Health and Wellness

    Balance Ball Basics

    Balance balls are a fun, inexpensive piece of equipment that offer a total body workout while also improving balance. They can be used for sitting, sit-ups, lifting weights and more.

    • Tuesday, August 4th, 2009
  • Patient Stories

    Sailor Finds Fast Care at Scripps After Suffering a Stroke

    Lowell North is no stranger to the challenges of sailing. He won an Olympic gold medal and five world championships, skippered in the America’s Cup trials, and sailed around the world. So when he seemed unusually tired after a demanding regatta in San Diego Bay in November 2006, his wife, Bea, ...

  • Scripps in the News

    Scripps Health's Strong Financial Peformance Focus of HealthLeaders Column

    Despite a chaotic economic climate, Scripps Health stands as a model in the health care industry for strong financial performance. Fiscal year 2008 marked the third straight year that Scripps has surpassed the $100 million marker in operating income. In a Q&A with HealthLeaders magazine ...

    • Monday, August 3rd, 2009