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    Treatment Options for Pelvic Floor Disorders

    As any woman who has gone through childbirth can attest, carrying and delivering a baby can be a wonderful experience—but it isn’t easy on the body. Months of supporting a growing baby, followed by labor and delivery, can take a toll on the muscles, ligaments and connective tissues that make up the ...

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    Scripps’ James LaBelle, M.D., named among Becker’s ‘100 Hospital and Health System CMOs to Know’

    Scripps Health Chief Medical Officer James LaBelle, MD, has been named among “100 Hospital and Health System CMOs to Know” by the monthly industry magazine Becker’s Hospital Review. The annual listing recognizes individuals who oversee medical and quality affairs at hospitals and health-care systems ...

    • Thursday, March 27th, 2014
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    Parents Get Answers from Sick Daughter's DNA

    Brien and Rachel Ackerly knew something was terribly wrong with their daughter Cecily shortly after she was born when she started having seizures, and gastrointestinal and kidney problems. But a diagnosis of her baffling symptoms had to wait until her DNA was sequenced as part of the IDIOM Study, a ...

    • Wednesday, March 26th, 2014
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    CPR: Lifesaving Technique

    CPR is a lifesaving technique that can be used in emergency situations such as when a person’s heart stops beating as a result of sudden cardiac arrest or when a person is near death from drowning. Dr. Douglas Gibson, from Scripps Clinic discusses how CPR can be the difference between life and death ...

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    '5 Healthcare CEOs Who Tweet Well' Include Scripps' Chris Van Gorder

    Looking to keep up on the latest news and trends in the health-care world? The news website MD+DI suggests following Scripps Health President and CEO Chris Van Gorder and four other industry leaders on Twitter. MD+DI notes that the online social network “has become a tool for communication for ...

    • Wednesday, March 26th, 2014
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    Discriminate Against the Old? Even the Old Do It

    A recent New York Times article investigates how older Americans are discriminated against in the work place. Fewer than a fifth of Americans over the age of 65 remain in the paid work force. If a man or woman over 55 is unemployed, it takes that person several months longer than someone younger to ...

    • Tuesday, March 25th, 2014
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    Proton Center's First Breast Cancer Patient Completes Treatment

    The heartwarming story of the first breast cancer patient to complete proton therapy in San Diego was covered by Channel 6 News. Anastasia Custis Berkheimer of La Mesa celebrated her final day of treatment with a ukulele concert for family, friends and caregivers at the Scripps Proton Therapy ...

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    Scripps Cardiologist Weighs in on New Statin Study

    Controversy has followed new guidelines for prescribing statin drugs for lowering cholesterol ever since the recommendations were released in November by the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association. Now, researchers say the guidelines would increase the number of Americans ...

    • Thursday, March 20th, 2014
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    New Procedure Means Quicker Recovery from Hysterectomy

    Hysterectomies are the second most common surgery for women after C-sections. Now, Anupam Garg, MD, has performed the first single-site hysterectomy at Scripps Mercy Hospital. NBC 7’s Megan Tevrizian reports on this new, groundbreaking procedure, which means quicker recovery and less scarring ...

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    Scripps Doctor Performs First Belly Button Hysterectomy in San Diego

    For almost three decades, Heather Wilson has dealt with heavy, painful periods that have severely impacted her life. All that ended this month, when Wilson became the first person to undergo a single-site hysterectomy at Scripps Mercy Hospital Scripps ob-gyn Anupam Garg, M.D., on March 14 removed ...