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  • Scripps in the News

    Scripps Health Celebrates Pet Therapy Volunteers

    Scripps honored its four-legged friends at its annual Pet Therapy Volunteer Recognition Party on Friday, April 11, 2014. The event – part of National Hospital Volunteer Week – was to further recognize the exceptional work provided by this select group of therapy dogs from across the Scripps Health ...

    • Monday, April 14th, 2014
  • Scripps in the News

    Shortage of Health IT Professionals Imperils Health Care Reform Effort

    By the end of 2014, there will be a national shortfall of 51,000 qualified health IT professionals. With the shortage, medical centers have to compete for talent — particularly in rural areas, where it’s harder to attract qualified workers. Veronica Zaman, vice president of corporate ...

    • Thursday, April 10th, 2014
  • Health and Wellness

    Over-the-Counter Painkillers: How to Choose

    Do you ever get a headache trying to figure out which over-the-counter (OTC) pain medication to take for different aches and pains? If so, you’re not alone. According to the Consumer Healthcare Products Association, more than 81 percent of U.S. adults use OTC medications as their first response to ...

  • Health and Wellness

    Expert Tips for Safely Soothing Your Baby

    Recent studies have questioned the safety of many popular baby “soothers,” such as infant noise machines and swaddling. But these methods can still be used without harming your baby, according to Dania Lindenberg, MD, a pediatrician at Scripps Coastal Medical Center in Hillcrest. “The key is ...

  • Health and Wellness

    Caring for Yourself After the Loss of a Loved One

    Grief is a normal and natural response to death. It can affect our cognitive processes, tax our emotions, change our social lives and can even challenge our spiritual understanding. “Grief is inextricably tied to love” says Liane Fry, LMFT, bereavement specialist at Scripps Health. “Generally ...

    • Wednesday, April 9th, 2014
  • Health and Wellness

    Tips to Avoid Catching a Bug at the Doctor’s Office

    We go to the doctor to get well or make sure we stay healthy, but doctor’s offices and waiting rooms are frequently filled with sick people. Even if you are one of them, you don’t have to go home with a new contagious bug along with the ache or illness that spurred your visit. By taking ...

    • Wednesday, April 9th, 2014
  • News Releases

    Scripps Encinitas Marks 50th Anniversary Serving North County

    Fifty years ago today, the doors opened to Encinitas’ first hospital. And what began as a small facility providing long-term convalescent care has grown into a busy, full-service medical facility that cares for more than 80,000 patients a year. And as it celebrates its heritage, Scripps Memorial ...

  • Scripps in the News

    UT San Diego Covers Scripps Encinitas' 50th Anniversary

    The UT San Diego covered the 50th anniversary of Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas, including insights from the hospital’s original and current physicians. Vist the UT San Diego to read Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas Turns 50 Today.

  • Scripps in the News

    Scripps Helps Patients Sort Through Digestive Disorders

    In Scripps Health’s latest “Savvy Patient” article in the UT San Diego, Wilfredo Abesamis, M.D., explores common digestive disorders and potential treatments. Visit UT San Diego to read Relief from Digestive Disorders are in Reach.

  • Scripps in the News

    KPBS Features Scripps Study and Teen Participant

    KPBS recently featured stories about IDIOM Study participant Lilly Grossman on its TV and radio news programs. Lilly, 17, had her full genome sequenced as part of the study run by Scripps Translational Science Institute researchers, who are mapping DNA in the hopes of shedding light on idiopathic ...

    • Tuesday, April 8th, 2014