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  • News Releases

    A New Way to Link People with Research Studies

    Scripps and some of the nation’s top research institutions have teamed to create a new way to connect people with important scientific studies. is a new online volunteer recruitment registry that’s secure and easy to use. It’s part of an innovative program funded by the National ...

    • Thursday, June 3rd, 2010
  • Scripps in the News

    Nurses Meet Challenges in Wound Care

    Wound and ostomy nurses Tara Bohannon, RN, and Barbara Twombly, RN, from Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla were recently featured in an article in the publication “Advance.” The nurses discussed challenges with wound care along with techniques for treatment. Read Meeting ...

  • News Releases

    Circle of Life 100 to Honor Marilyn Stark for History of Service

    As founder and first chair of Circle of Life 100, Marilyn Stark has played a major role in developing the service organization into a leading advocate for health education and philanthropy in support of Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas. It all began, though, with a modest appeal to the North ...

  • News

    Circle of Life 100 to Honor Marilyn Stark

    In honor of her dedication and service to Circle of Life 100 and Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas, Marilyn Stark will be awarded the 2010 Distinguished Achievement Award at a special luncheon on Thursday, June 24, 2010. As founder and first chair of Circle of Life 100, Marilyn has played a major ...

  • Health and Wellness

    A New Chance at Life

    How many coronary artery stents does it take to convince a fast food junkie to give up cheeseburgers and take up yoga and meditation?

    • Friday, May 28th, 2010
  • News Releases

    Scripps Encinitas Receives Advanced Primary Stroke Center Recertification from The Joint Commission

    Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas has earned advanced recertification for its primary stroke center. This advanced certification demonstrates Scripps Encinitas’ commitment to stringent national quality standards and critical elements for significantly improving outcomes for its patients. This ...

  • Feature

    Padres Announcer Joins Study to Help Unravel Secrets of Lifelong Health

    Padres announcer Jerry Coleman has worn many hats during his lifetime. World Series MVP. World War II hero. Hall of Fame broadcaster. But his foray into the world of scientific research may ultimately have the most profound effect of all. Coleman, 85, recently enrolled in the “Wellderly ...

  • Health and Wellness

    Hypertension: What You Need to Know

    by Christian W. Mende, MD, Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla When you at do you think when you hear that someone has high blood pressure? It’s a common misconception that people with high blood pressure are tense, angry, high-strung or “Type A” personalities. The truth is, blood pressure has ...

  • Health and Wellness

    Keep Your Kids Swimming Safely

    By Pam Nagata, Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla With longer days, warmer weather and rising ocean temperatures, it won’t be long until San Diego’s beaches and pools are spilling over with kids. While summer fun should be enjoyable for the whole family, swimming can present risks, especially for ...

  • News Releases

    Renovated Cancer Treatment Facility Provides Healing Environment

    The Division of Hematology and Oncology at Scripps Clinic Torrey Pines recently completed a five-month renovation to enhance its outpatient cancer treatment services – providing patients and families more than 2,000 square feet of unobstructed views of the Pacific Ocean and ornamental torrey pines. ...