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  • Health and Wellness

    Top 5 Wellness Stories of 2013

    The Scripps health e-newsletter covered nearly 50 different topics in 2013. While all the articles were designed to help you improve your health and wellness, some piqued more interest than others. Topics about eating right, taking care of your body and enjoying a happy, healthy life got the most ...

  • Health and Wellness

    Acne Scar Treatment Options

    By Edward Victor Ross, MD, Dermatologist Acne can leave a lasting reminder of its presence in the form of a scar on your skin. While these telltale bumps and depressions have no serious health ramifications, they can damage self-esteem — which is never a good thing. Thankfully, there are treatments ...

  • Scripps in the News

    Scripps Researchers Closing in on Heart Attack Blood Test

    Researchers with Scripps Clinic and The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have laid the groundwork for creating a blood test that one day might predict heart attacks days or weeks before they happen in high risk patients. Kelly Bethel, MD and Eric Topol, MD, along with their TSRI colleagues, ...

    • Tuesday, January 14th, 2014
  • Scripps in the News

    Mending a Broken Heart with Stem Cells

    A new stem-cell treatment may help heart attack patients do something once thought medically impossible — regenerate dead heart muscle. Dr. Richard Schatz is leading the Allstar study at Scripps Clinic — it is just one of three centers in the nation testing the therapy from Capricor, a Los ...

  • News Releases

    New Location for Scripps Coastal Medical Center, Del Mar

    Scripps Coastal Medical Center, Del Mar is moving to a new state-of-the-art medical center designed to enhance convenience and the overall patient experience. Starting Jan. 13, 2014, physicians and staff will begin seeing patients at 380 Stevens Ave. in Solana Beach. Same physicians, same great ...

  • Scripps in the News

    Scripps Cardiologist Nominated for 50 Most Influential Physician Executives List

    Scripps Health Chief Academic Officer Eric Topol, MD, is among 100 leading physicians across the country nominated for Modern Healthcare magazine’s annual list of the “50 Most Influential Physician Executive Leaders.” Dr. Topol, a cardiologist who directs the Scripps Translational ...

    • Tuesday, January 7th, 2014
  • News

    New Chief of Staff Named at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla

    The physicians at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla have elected Michael Worsey, as the new chief of staff of the 318-bed facility. Dr. Worsey took over as head of the 900-member physician team on Jan. 1. During his two-year term, Dr. Worsey will serve as medical staff liaison to Scripps Memorial ...

  • Scripps in the News

    A Veteran Doctor's Final Rounds

    After 53 years with Scripps Health, John Carson closed shop on his medical practice on Jan. 1, 2014. This beloved 86-year-old cardiologist leaves behind countless colleagues and patients; however, Dr. Carson will continue to maintain his display of medical artifacts in the lobby of Scripps Memorial ...

  • Health and Wellness

    What Are Some Ways I Can Help My Sedentary Child Be More Active?

    It can be extremely challenging to motivate your sedentary child to become more active. But the need has never been more important. In the past 30 years, childhood obesity has more than doubled in children and tripled in adolescents. The health ramifications of eating too much and not getting enough ...

  • News Releases

    Patch Outperforms Holter for Prolonged Heart Rhythm Tracking

    Scripps heart care research finds adhesive chest-mounted wireless device does a better job detecting abnormal heart rhythms than traditional Holter harness.

    • Thursday, January 2nd, 2014