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Ovarian cancer is among the hardest forms of cancer to diagnose, with no reliable screening tests and few symptoms. Most tumors are discovered at very late stages, when survival rates are relatively low. And many ovarian cancer patients do not respond completely to standard chemotherapy. But a new ...
- Tuesday, August 27th, 2013
With five generations in today’s work place, Scripps offers generational awareness training to help foster understanding and more effective communication among its workers. Read more about how Scripps is teaching its employees why people of different generations act the way they do in this ...
- Friday, August 23rd, 2013
In Scripps Health’s latest “Savvy Patient” article in the UT San Diego, Jennifer Shaw, MD, offers insights into the benefits of breastfeeding. She also provides practical tips to help new mothers along this path with their newborns. Read the full UT article at: Tips for Successful Breastfeeding
- Tuesday, August 20th, 2013
- Scripps Mercy Hospital
Cardiologist and integrative medicine specialist Christopher Suhar, M.D, has been named director of the Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine. Dr. Suhar has practiced cardiology and integrative medicine at Scripps since 2005. He earned his medical degree from the Medical College of Ohio at Toledo ...
The “lunchtime facelift,” or thread lift, is a faster, cheaper and less invasive version of the traditional facelift. As its name implies, the procedure uses threads (sutures) to lift different parts of the facial skin. Essentially, it hooks the skin and pulls it up. The procedure is often used by ...
Dr. Darryl D’Lima, who heads an orthopedic research lab at the Shiley Center for Orthopaedic Research and Education (SCORE) at Scripps Clinic, is working on using 3-D printers to assemble living tissue. There is much work to do to perfect the process, get regulatory approvals and conduct clinical ...
Chris Van Gorder, president and CEO of Scripps Health, shares his thoughts on how Scripps has taken the initiative to change health care delivery in this recent article in McKesson. Do-It-Yourself Accountable Care
- Monday, August 19th, 2013
Ice hockey requires quick reflexes. Especially for a goaltender trying to defend his net. Veteran goalie Kevin Barnard is living proof. During a recent pickup game, he instinctively swatted away a puck travelling 80 miles per hour toward his goal, launched from close range. The fact that Barnard, ...
- Thursday, August 15th, 2013
- Scripps Clinic
The media recently gave widespread exposure to an interview, originally published in a British newspaper, in which actor Michael Douglas speculated that his throat cancer may have been caused by a human papillomavirus (HPV), which is transmitted through oral sex. “That story sparked national ...
Almost everyone knows that smoking wreaks havoc on your health. It is a dangerous — even deadly — habit that has been linked to multiple health conditions such as heart disease, COPD, lung cancer and stroke. Yet smoking is still the most common form of chemical dependency in the U.S. Quitting ...
- Wednesday, August 14th, 2013
- Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine