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  • Health and Wellness

    Learning More About Alzheimer's

    by Dee Silver, M.D. It’s been 100 years since Alzheimer’s disease was first described by Alois Alzheimer, a German psychiatrist. A century later, as the average age of our population increases and the “Baby Boom” generation approaches the age when the disease becomes more ...

    • Monday, November 20th, 2006
  • Health and Wellness

    Prudent or Paranoid? The Truth About Nine Common Pregnancy Myths

    by K.B. Lim, M.D. Hair color, hot tubs, coffee and sex -they are just a few of the topics that are often debated during pregnancy. As if pregnant women do not have enough to think about, they are frequently faced with a list of “do’s” and “don’ts” supplied by ...

    • Monday, November 20th, 2006
  • Health and Wellness

    Give Your Medicine Cabinet a Makeover

    by Wendy Hendricks, Pharm.D. It’s not unusual to accumulate bathroom cabinet clutter. Many of us have a collection of half-empty shampoo bottles, aftershave or skin care products tucked away on our shelves. Most of the time, these past-their-prime products are harmless. But when it comes to ...

    • Friday, November 17th, 2006
  • Scripps in the News

    Gut Reactions

    Robert Bonakdar, M.D., director of pain management at Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine, said consuming probiotics, the beneficial live bacteria found in yogurt, kefir and other health foods, may help the body naturally fight disease.

    • Tuesday, November 7th, 2006
  • Health and Wellness

    Warding Off the Flu Bug

    by Alissa Gilles, M.D., Scripps Mercy San Diego As winter approaches, we need to prepare for colder weather. For some, that means pulling out winter clothes and warmer blankets and getting ready for the holidays. As a physician, I prepare by encouraging my patients to get the flu vaccine. Influenza, ...

    • Monday, November 6th, 2006
  • News Releases

    Scripps Clinic Breaks Ground on New Rancho Bernardo Facility

    San Diego, CA, October 23, 2006 – Scripps Clinic broke ground on a 146,000-square foot outpatient care facility in Rancho Bernardo on Oct. 27, 2006. A 9 a.m. ceremony commemorated the launch of the construction project, which is scheduled for completion in November 2008. The new six-story ...

    • Friday, October 27th, 2006
  • News Releases

    Noted Cardiologist Eric J. Topol Comes to Scripps

    Scripps Health has announced the creation of a new Translational Science Institute and Genomic Medicine program to be led by cardiologist and physician-scientist Eric J. Topol, M.D. Topol will assume the new post of chief academic officer and chief of genomic medicine and translational science for ...

    • Wednesday, October 25th, 2006
  • 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