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  • Scripps in the News

    Too Much of a Good Thing

    Robert Bonakdar, M.D., director of pain management at Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine, said that while some dietary supplement regimens can make sense as a focused individualized approach monitored by a health care provider, an excess may cause more harm than good when people take ...

    • Tuesday, October 17th, 2006
  • News Releases

    Scripps Mercy Medical Group Ranked # 1 in San Diego five years running

    For the fifth consecutive year, Scripps Mercy Medical Group (SMMG) – affiliated with Scripps Mercy Hospital – has been selected as the number one medical group in San Diego County. Receiving an overall “excellent” rating from the California Cooperative Healthcare Reporting ...

    • Thursday, September 28th, 2006
  • News Releases

    Scripps La Jolla Earns Consumer Choice Award

    For the fifth time in six years, Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla has earned the 2006/2007 Consumer Choice Award by the National Research Corporation (NRC) for the San Diego region. The Consumer Choice Award is given to the hospitals consumers have chosen as having the highest quality and image in ...

    • Monday, September 25th, 2006
  • News Releases

    Scripps Named to 100 Best Company List by Working Mother Magazine

    SAN DIEGO – For the second consecutive year, Working Mother magazine has named Scripps Health to its list of 100 Best Companies for 2006. Profiled in the October issue of Working Mother magazine, Scripps is celebrated for creating a work environment that is attractive to all women, in ...

  • Health and Wellness

    The Race Is On: Smart Tips for Safe Training

    by Enass Rickards, M.D., Scripps La Jolla With its mild climate, beautiful scenery and miles of running and walking trails, San Diego is a popular location for running and walking events from short 5K races to three-day walking events and marathons. If you’d like to participate in an organized ...

    • Monday, September 25th, 2006
  • Health and Wellness

    Train Right: Follow These Tips Before Your Next 5K or Three-Day Walk

    by Enass Rickards, M.D., Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla With our mild climate, beautiful scenery and miles of running and walking trails, San Diego is a popular location for running and walking events from short 5K races to three-day walking events and marathons. If you’d like to ...

    • Friday, September 22nd, 2006
  • News Releases

    Scripps Mercy Hospital Receives Largest Gift in its History

    (SAN DIEGO, CA) – Conrad T. Prebys, noted San Diego developer, has made a gift of $10 million to support Scripps Mercy Hospital’s emergency department and trauma services. This life-saving, transformational gift is the largest donation to the not-for-profit hospital in its 116-year ...

  • News Releases

    Scripps Names Vice President of Clinical Research

    Scripps Health has named Dr. Brian F. Issell to fill the new position of Vice President of Clinical Research. An accomplished academic oncologist and clinical research leader, Dr. Issell will lead a new department dedicated to clinical research across the Scripps system. Dr. Issell comes to San ...

    • Thursday, September 14th, 2006
  • Scripps Tips - September 2006

    Alternative breast cancer detection to reach hispanics In a report released last week, the National Cancer Institute noted that rates for some top cancers among Hispanics may rise. Hispanics are less likely to get screening because many lack health insurance, and they are unlikely to seek health ...

    • Thursday, September 14th, 2006
  • Health and Wellness

    Back to School Health and Safety

    by Bret Gerber, M.D. Getting ready to send your children back to school can be a frantic time for any parent or caregiver. There are endless lists of school supplies, new clothes and shoes to find. But also on your list should be a well-child exam to check for any changes in your child’s ...

    • Tuesday, September 12th, 2006