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    Scripps Clinic to Provide Medical Services at the San Diego Open

    La Jolla, Calif. – For the sixth consecutive year, Scripps Clinic will be the official medical provider at one of the most prestigious golf tournaments on the PGA Tour. Previously known as the Buick Invitational, the annual event is now the San Diego Open. The tournament is expected to draw ...

  • News Releases

    New Survey Shows San Diegans' Top 5 Personal Health Goals for 2010

    San Diego – As the calendar flips to a new year, a new survey from Scripps Health reveals the top five personal health goals for San Diegans in 2010. Topping the list of planned health improvements are more diligent exercise routines, followed by weight loss. The survey of more than 2,000 San Diego ...

    • Tuesday, December 29th, 2009
  • Scripps in the News

    Hospitals are Their Specialty

    A recent article published in the San Diego Union-Tribune explores the role of the hospitalist, a physician specialty that focuses on caring for hospitalized patients. Dr. Bruce Covner, a hospitalist at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, is featured in the article. Read Hospitals are their ...

  • Health and Wellness

    10 Ways to Start 2010 Right

    by Marc Sedwitz, MD, Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla We’re about to embark on a bright new decade, so why not start it off right by incorporating a few new healthy habits into your life? There’s no need to revamp your entire diet and lifestyle to improve your health—even small actions can ...

  • News Releases

    Minimally Invasive Vein Treatment Alleviates Man's Leg Pain

    Chris S. did what a lot of men would do when he experienced some minor pain, itching, and bulging veins in his leg – he just lived with the discomfort and went on with his life, hoping it would eventually pass. But after more than 10 years, the 47-year-old systems engineer from San Diego realized he ...

  • News

    The Road to Healing with Naomi Judd

    Join entertainer, best-selling author & patient advocate Naomi Judd on January 22 as she shares practical and innovative tools for recovery and health as well as her own story of finding a path to health.

    • Monday, December 21st, 2009
  • Patient Stories

    Friends Forge a Lasting Bond Through Kidney Donation

    For some people, the term “friend” refers to someone with whom they share mutual interests or enjoy spending time with. For others, a friend is someone they trust and respect, someone to confide in when they’re upset or worried. Marian H. had always felt fortunate to be surrounded by people who she ...

  • News

    Scripps Orthopedic Researchers Help College Students Refine Their Career Path

    A select group of students from San Diego colleges got a crash course on careers in medicine, science, statistics and engineering when they visited the Shiley Center for Orthopaedic Research and Education (SCORE) at Scripps Clinic for a day. Young adults from San Diego City College, San Diego State ...

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    80th Anniversary Candlelight Ball Raises $2 Million for Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla

    San Diego – With generous support from philanthropist and newspaper heiress Betty Knight Scripps, the 80th Anniversary Ruby Jubilee Candlelight Ball on Dec. 5, 2009, raised $2 million to benefit lifesaving care at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla. Mrs. Scripps served as General Chairman of the ...

  • News Releases

    New Chief of Staff Takes Over at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla

    The physicians at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla have elected Marc Sedwitz, MD, as the new chief of staff of the 372-bed facility. Dr. Sedwitz will take over as head of the 900-member physician team on Jan. 1, 2010. During his two-year term, Dr. Sedwitz will serve as medical staff liaison to ...