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  • News Releases

    Scripps CEO Chris Van Gorder Honored for Leadership

    Scripps Health President and CEO Chris Van Gorder recently received two acknowledgements in recognition of his leadership. Van Gorder has been appointed as a Governor for the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE). As one of fifteen Governors, Van Gorder was appointed by the ACHE ...

    • Wednesday, June 7th, 2006
  • Health and Wellness

    Plan of Attack Against Colorectal Cancer

    Peter Reissmann, M.D., Oncologist, Scripps Mercy Hospital There are few things that strike fear into people’s hearts like the word ‘cancer.’ This disease, caused by out-of-control cell growth, can be devastating. But the simple fact about cancer is that the sooner it is found and ...

    • Wednesday, June 7th, 2006
  • Health and Wellness

    There is Help for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

    by Edward C Paredez, MD On the television commercials, the women with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) display their symptoms, clearly written in black ink, across their lower abdomens: cramping, constipation or diarrhea, and bloating, to name a few. But if you experience IBS, you don’t need to ...

    • Wednesday, June 7th, 2006
  • Scripps Story Tips

    Just Announced! Scripps Building New Cardiovascular Institute Studies show that higher volumes result in better outcomes when it comes to cardiac procedures. Scripps’ plans for a new major Cardiovascular Institute unite the expertise and technology of multiple cardiac programs under one roof ...

  • News Releases

    Scripps to Develop Comprehensive Cardiovascular Institute

    Scripps Health, the region’s largest provider of cardiac services, will build a comprehensive Cardiovascular Institute as part of the $360 million first phase replacement of Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla. The institute will include the cardiac programs of Scripps Clinic/Scripps Green ...

    • Friday, June 2nd, 2006
  • Health and Wellness

    Could You Have Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome?

    by Lori L. Arnold, M.D., Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla What do acne, an irregular menstrual cycle, obesity, excess hair growth and infertility have in common? While these diverse symptoms may seem unrelated, they are all potential indicators of a condition known as Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome ...

    • Monday, May 22nd, 2006
  • Health and Wellness

    If You've Always Gotta "Go," Go to the Doctor

    Scott Simon, M.D., Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla Ever since she was a teenager, Anna has been afraid to leave her house. Sometimes when she does, she’s terrrified she won’t be able to find a bathroom. Denise’s situation is just as uncomfortable. Nearly every time she puts her ...

    • Monday, May 22nd, 2006
  • Health and Wellness

    Staying Heart Healthy

    Emily Scott, M.D. As a cardiologist, I see and treat people everyday for heart disease. One of the most important roles I can play as a physician is to help educate the public about this prevalent condition. Cardiovascular disease is the number one killer of people worldwide. Interestingly, heart ...

    • Monday, May 8th, 2006
  • Health and Wellness

    Menopause: Questions and Answers

    Chrysten Cunningham, D.O. “The change” is a term often used to describe the 10-year period directly before menopause, known as perimenopause. Menopause, which is officially one year without a menstrual period, can raise a lot of questions and uncertainty. In the United States, most women ...

    • Monday, May 8th, 2006
  • News Releases

    Scripps Mercy Surgeons Implant Artificial Cervical Disc

    Scripps Mercy Hospital spine surgeon Jean Jacques Abitbol, M.D., along with co-investigator Sohaib Kureshi, M.D., chief of Neurosurgery at Scripps Mercy Hospital, is participating in a nationwide clinical trial for the implantation of artificial cervical discs. Dr. Abitbol, the lead investigator for ...

    • Thursday, April 27th, 2006