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  • News Releases

    Scripps Health Awards $100,000 to Local Community Groups

    San Diego – Scripps Health has awarded $100,000 in grants to six local community organizations to help improve access to vital health care services for a variety of at-risk populations across San Diego County. “Scripps is proud to support the region’s growing health care needs by partnering with ...

    • Wednesday, September 16th, 2009
  • Scripps Tips - September 2009

    Former Top-Ranked Skater Now Rolling Along After Prostate Cancer September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month Growing up skating competitively with Tony Hawk, John Tassi led a healthy, active lifestyle, ranking as California’s top-ranked freestyle skater. So when John was diagnosed with prostate ...

    • Friday, September 4th, 2009
  • News Releases

    Scripps Polster Breast Care Center Receives Prestigious Accreditation

    La Jolla – The Scripps Polster Breast Care Center at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla has been granted a three-year, full accreditation designation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a program administered by the American College of Surgeons. The Scripps Polster ...

  • Patient Stories

    Young Mother Receives Lifesaving Care During Son’s Birth

    Miranda and Bryce Klassen have been married four years. As they stand in a small garden with family and friends, they share a toast to celebrate their wedding anniversary. There are smiles and hugs from the group of well wishers — and on this special occasion, there are even a few tears. Their ...

  • Scripps in the News

    Dr. Mel Kurtulus and Patients Discuss Robotic Surgery on KUSI News

    Mel Kurtulus, MD, gynecologic surgeon with the Scripps Minimally Invasive Robotic Surgery Program, was recently interviewed by KUSI News regarding the da Vinci Surgical System now in use at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla. In his interview Dr. Kurtulus discussed the patient benefits of ...

  • News Releases

    Scripps CEO Among America's 100 Most Powerful in Healthcare

    San Diego – Scripps Health President and CEO Chris Van Gorder, FACHE, has been selected to Modern Healthcare’s annual ranking of the nation’s 100 Most Powerful People in Healthcare, published in the magazine’s Aug. 24, 2009 edition. Van Gorder has been named to the list for three straight years and ...

    • Tuesday, August 25th, 2009
  • Scripps in the News

    Scripps Provides Insights into Traumatic Injury Prevention

    Traumatic injury is the leading cause of death in the U.S. for those 44 and younger, but many of these injuries can potentially be avoided. Scripps Health Chief Medical Officer Dr. Brent Eastman appeared on the San Diego 6 Morning News to discuss practical tips for people to help lower their risk of ...

  • News

    Managing High Blood Pressure

    If you have high blood pressure, also known as hypertension, you are not alone. Nearly one in three American adults has the condition, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “Many people with high blood pressure have minimal or non-existent symptoms for years,” said Kimberly ...

    • Monday, August 24th, 2009
  • Scripps in the News

    New Study Could Alter Approach to Breast Cancer Prevention

    A new research study at Scripps Health 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. A PINK study participant and a Scripps Genomic Medicine ...

  • Scripps in the News

    San Diego’s Stellar Trauma System Turns 25

    San Diego residents may not be aware of it, but they’re fortunate to live in a region with arguably the best trauma system in the U.S. A recent San Diego Union-Tribune piece salutes the regional trauma system for its impressive 25-year legacy of saving lives, and includes comments by Scripps ...