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    Scripps Mercy Hospital Announces $50 Million Capital Campaign for Critical Care and Cancer Services

    San Diego – Scripps Mercy Hospital is launching Caring for the Future: The Campaign for Scripps Mercy Hospital as part of the largest modernization and expansion effort in the nonprofit hospital’s 118-year history. Scripps Mercy is the longest established hospital in San Diego and operates one of ...

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    Betty Knight Scripps to Chair 79th Annual Candlelight Ball

    San Diego – For the sixth consecutive year, philanthropist and newspaper heiress Betty Knight Scripps will serve as General Chairman of the 79th Annual Candlelight Ball, to benefit Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla. Through Mrs. Scripps’ outstanding generosity and leadership, the annual fundraising ...

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    Study Links Alzheimer’s Risk Factors to Learning Ability Differences in Children

    San Diego – A first-of-its-kind research study led by a researcher at the Scripps Translational Science Institute (STSI) suggests the presence of two known risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease (AD) may be associated with subtle learning ability differences in children. The study will be published in ...

    • Monday, November 10th, 2008
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    An Evening with "The Nutcracker"

    San Diego – Through the generosity of California Ballet Company, Mercy Hospital Foundation presents a special evening with “The Nutcracker,” on Dec. 19, 2008, to benefit Scripps Cancer Center at Scripps Mercy Hospital. The event will begin with an exclusive VIP reception at the Westgate ...

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    Scripps Mercy Hospital Sponsors San Diego Day of Trauma

    San Diego – On Friday, Nov. 7 Scripps Mercy Hospital will sponsor the 2008 San Diego Day of Trauma at the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice at the University of San Diego. The focus of the conference will be the lessons learned from combat casualty care in Operations Enduring Freedom and ...

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    Scripps Health Opens Scripps Coastal Medical Center, Eastlake

    Scripps Health and the city of Chula Vista gathered Oct. 27, 2008 to celebrate the grand opening of Scripps Coastal Medical Center, Eastlake, the new home of Scripps Health’s medical offices in Chula Vista. Chula Vista Mayor Cheryl Cox and San Diego County Supervisor Greg Cox were on hand to ...

  • Scripps Tips - November

    Scripps Leads First-Ever Research Study To Assess Impact of Personal Genetic Testing Does getting a personal gene scan prompt people to change the way they eat, exercise and seek medical care? Scripps Translational Science Institute is leading a first-of-its-kind research study to assess the ...

    • Wednesday, November 5th, 2008
  • Health and Wellness

    Top 3 Nutrition Tips for the Holidays

    By Cathy Garvey, R.D. Most people gain between 5 and 10 pounds during the holidays. To keep your scale stable, use these nutrition tips and experience a slimmer season. Eat a snack before the party Snacking on low-glycemic carbohydrates and lean proteins such as apple slices with natural peanut ...

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    Scripps Trauma Leader Elected American College of Surgeons Vice Chair

    San Diego – Dr. A. Brent Eastman, FACS, an international leader in trauma and emergency surgical care, has been elected vice chair of the board of regents of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). The 22-member board of regents governs the ACS, the largest organization of surgeons in the world. As ...

    • Monday, November 3rd, 2008
  • Scripps in the News

    Scripps Encinitas Helps Patients Vote from Their Beds

    A service at Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas allows patients confined to the facility on November 4 to vote by absentee ballot. The service has been well-received in past election years. Read Patients can vote from hospital beds from North County Times.