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  • Health and Wellness

    Creating a Healthy Holiday Season

    By Austin “Ozzie” Gontang, Ph.D. Counselor, Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine The holidays aren’t happy for everyone. Many people feel anxious and/or sad at that time of year. Memories of holidays past and unrealistic expectations about the upcoming season are the main causes of the holiday ...

  • Scripps in the News

    Scripps Cancer Center Survivor Honored with KGTV's 10 Leadership Award

    Watch an Oct. 23, 2008 KGTV story about Scripps breast cancer survivor Cassandra Countryman receiving the 10 Leadership Award. Countryman founded the Scripps African-American Breast Cancer Support Group, which has helped hundreds of San Diegans receive valuable information about breast cancer ...

  • News Releases

    Kosty Named Green Cancer Center Director

    Scripps Green Hospital recently appointed Michael Kosty M.D. as medical director of its cancer center, a regional and national destination for people seeking specialized oncology services. Scripps Green Hospital’s cancer center is an integral component of the Scripps Cancer Center (SCC), which ...

  • News Releases

    Scripps Health Partners With Grossmont College School of Nursing

    Partnership Seeks to Address Nursing Shortage SAN DIEGO – Scripps Health has announced a workforce partnership agreement with the Grossmont College School of Nursing that includes a $958,000 enrollment growth grant to help the college expand its ability to train future nurses. Under the agreement, ...

    • Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008
  • News Releases

    Heart Operation Without Major Surgery?

    LA JOLLA – Interventional cardiologists and a cardiothoracic surgeon at Scripps have embarked on a clinical trial of an investigational transcatheter aortic heart valve replacement procedure for patients at high risk or nonoperable for conventional open-heart valve surgery. The PARTNER (Placement of ...

  • News Releases

    Scripps Coastal Medical Center now in Carlsbad

    Carlsbad – Leaders from Scripps Health, H.G. Fenton Company and the city of Carlsbad gathered Oct. 13, 2008 to formally commemorate Scripps Coastal Medical Center, the new home of Scripps Health’s first medical offices in Carlsbad. Located at 2176 Salk Ave., the new 40,000-square-foot Carlsbad ...

  • Patient Stories

    Good Health is Both a Journey and a Destination

    Some may view a health problem as a setback. Leslie Teyssier calls hers “a gift” because it introduced her to a life of disease prevention. Diagnosed with thyroid disease six years ago, Teyssier learned of two options – medicine or surgery. She rejected those and chose instead a path of holistic ...

  • News

    Patric Thomas Appointed Chief Information Officer for Scripps Health

    SAN DIEGO – Patric Thomas has been appointed chief information officer for Scripps Health. As CIO and corporate vice president, Thomas will direct all information services functions for the $2.2 billion non-profit health care system. Since February, Thomas has served as interim CIO, having joined ...

    • Tuesday, October 14th, 2008
  • Scripps in the News

    Cancer During Pregnancy Presents Unique Challenges

    A recent article in the Press-Enterprise examines the challenges women face when fighting cancer while pregnant. Detection is made difficult by the body’s changes, which often mask symptoms, while treatment options may be more limited due to concerns for the baby. Battling cancer during ...

  • News

    Landmark Study Launched to Assess Impact of Personal Genetic Testing

    SAN DIEGO – A consortium of health care, technology and research leaders have joined forces in a first-of-its-kind research study to assess the behavioral impact of personal genetic testing on people who choose to receive such screenings to identify their potential risk for developing certain ...

    • Thursday, October 9th, 2008