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  • News Releases

    Healing Garden Dedication

    On April 21, Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla unveiled its new serenity garden. Complete with flowers, a fountain and even a black pine bonsai tree, this is no ordinary garden. It has been designed to create a sense of healing and inner-harmony to those who visit. Numerous comments from those ...

  • News

    Parent Networks Benefit New Parents at Every Stage

    By Pam Nagata, Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla It’s a common lament of new parents that children don’t come with an owner’s manual. Parenting can be a wonderful challenge and, sometimes, an overwhelming mix of responsibilities and rewards. For new parents, questions run the gamut from ...

  • Scripps Tips - April 2008

    A New Model for Pain Management Created at Scripps One out of two people over the age of 50 will experience chronic pain, according to Joseph Shurman, M.D., Chairman of Pain Management at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla. The management of pain has become such a significant medical issue, that ...

    • Monday, April 7th, 2008
  • News

    Discover the Rewards of Volunteering!

    By Susan Vandendriesse, Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla Brighten a patient’s day by delivering flowers, cards or books. Help nurses at the patient bedside, assisting family and friends of patients. Follow up with patients after they’ve been discharged. Lead tours of the Sculpture Garden. Knit ...

  • News Releases

    Fifth Annual Renaissance Ball Honors Audrey Geisel

    SAN DIEGO – The stars were in alignment for Scripps Clinic and Scripps Green Hospital’s Renaissance Ball VI, Imagine, held on Saturday, March 29, 2008, at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine. Proceeds from the ball have raised$1.4 million over the past six years to further the lifesaving care at ...

  • Scripps in the News

    Fiber is the ninja of the food world

    Meg Woodard, R.D., a cooking instructor and registered dietitian at Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine, says consuming both soluble and insoluble fibers are essential to maintaining health. Ms. Woodard says soluble fiber is like a sponge that helps s

    • Tuesday, April 1st, 2008
  • Scripps in the News

    Supplementing Your Heart Health: Omega-3, Plant Sterols, and More

    Mimi Guarneri, M.D., cardiologist and medical director of Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine, recommends taking supplements and eating a Mediterranean diet to lower cholesterol and improve heart health.

    • Thursday, March 27th, 2008
  • News Releases

    New Therapy for Overactive Bladder

    Patients seeking treatment for overactive bladder syndrome are finding success with a simple new therapy available at Scripps Clinic Carmel Valley. Percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation (PTNS) has been clinically proven to reduce the symptoms of overactive bladder – including urgency, frequency, and ...

  • News Releases

    Scripps Health President & CEO Chris Van Gorder Receives Visionary Award for Regional Stewardship from LEAD San Diego

    SAN DIEGO – LEAD San Diego has honored Scripps Health President & CEO Chris Van Gorder, FACHE, with the inaugural Ronald H. Kendrick Regional Stewardship Award for his efforts to balance individual community interests with the needs of the greater region. Specifically, Van Gorder was recognized ...

    • Wednesday, March 26th, 2008
  • Health and Wellness

    Looking at the Facts About Cataracts

    by Matthew Kirk, M.D., Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla It’s a fact: Aging isn’t kind to your eyes. Just when you get used to your reading glasses and bifocals, another potential vision problem may be waiting in the wings: cataracts. A cataract affects the lens in your eye that focuses light on ...