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  • News Releases

    First-of-its-Kind Research Registry Matches Volunteers with Studies

    SAN DIEGO – San Diegans interested in participating in research studies now have a new way to be connected with researchers who are conducting these studies, with the launch of ResearchMatch.org, the nation’s first disease-neutral volunteer recruitment registry. ResearchMatch is the product of the ...

    • Friday, November 20th, 2009
  • Scripps in the News

    Scripps Polster Care Center Weighs in on New Mammogram Recommendations

    Two days after a government task force recommended women wait until age 50 to get mammograms, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius told women yesterday to ignore that advice and continue getting regular mammograms starting at age 40. The new recommendations have left women confused ...

  • Scripps in the News

    Scripps Offers Ideas on How to Make Healthy Holiday Meals

    Andrea Ogden, registered dietitian at Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine, was interviewed on XETV San Diego 6 News about how to make your holiday meals more nutritious. Watch interview about nutritious holiday meals As seen on CW 6, Nov. 12, 2009. Media Contact: Anna-Maja Dahlgren Phone: ...

    • Thursday, November 12th, 2009
  • Patient Stories

    Bariatric Surgery Helps a Young Mother Regain Her Life

    Imagine having to take a daily medication for high cholesterol, another medication for acid reflux, and a combination of pills and insulin shots to manage diabetes. Imagine that in addition to battling these medical conditions, you’ve got arthritis in your knee, your feet frequently go numb, and ...

  • Scripps in the News

    Scripps Expert Talks About the H1N1 Vaccination

    This year San Diego and the rest of the nation are facing two types of flu — H1N1 and seasonal flu. While seasonal flu typically will not appear until late December or early January, H1N1 is already active in San Diego County. San Diego’s NBC affiliate reports on the availability of the H1N1 ...

  • Scripps in the News

    Scripps Health Revises Visitation Policy to Protect from the Flu

    As cases of flu continue to increase in San Diego County and elsewhere, Scripps Health is taking appropriate measures to maintain a healthy environment for patients and staff. San Diego’s NBC affiliate reports on the newly-added restrictions to Scripps’ existing patient visitation policy. All ...

  • Scripps in the News

    Scripps Mercy Hospital Gives a Lesson in Hand Washing

    Keeping hands clean is one of the best ways to avoid getting the seasonal and H1N1 flu. Scripps Health experts recommend washing hands by using warm water and soap, and rubbing for at least 20 seconds before rinsing. Alcohol-based hand sanitizers are also effective. San Diego 6 Evening News revealed ...

  • Scripps in the News

    Scripps Becomes First in U.S. to Use New N95 Respirators for H1N1 Protection

    As the H1N1 flu virus continues to spread, the need for N95 respirators is growing, which has caused a national shortage of respirators for health care workers. Scripps Health recently became the first health system in the U.S. to begin equipping its employees with a new type of N95 respirator that ...

    • Wednesday, November 11th, 2009
  • Health and Wellness

    Keep Your Back Healthy

    Ignoring our back muscles can lead to injury and back pain. Adding gentle stretches and back strengthening exercises can eliminate those aches and pains and improve your flexibility and athletic performance.

    • Monday, November 9th, 2009
  • News Releases

    Scripps Event to Celebrate Transplant Recipients and Donors

    La Jolla – Scripps Center for Organ & Cell Transplantation will host its annual “Thanks-for-Giving” party for transplant recipients and living donors on Friday, November 6 at the La Jolla Marriott, located at 4240 La Jolla Village Drive. More than 350 former patients, living donors, and ...