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  • News

    Heat and Chemotherapy Offer New Treatment for Abdominal Cancer

    By Mark Sherman, M.D., & Cheryl Olson, M.D., Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla Two of cancer’s biggest foes-heat and chemotherapy-have joined forces to create a powerful weapon in the battle against abdominal cancer, a life-threatening form of cancer long considered virtually untreatable ...

    • Thursday, March 22nd, 2007
  • News

    San Diego Leaders Dickinson, Stapleton & Tjosvold Join Scripps Health Board of Trustees

    Three prominent San Diego business and community leaders – Martin C. Dickinson, Maureen A. Stapleton and Robert Tjosvold – have joined the Board of Trustees of Scripps Health. Dickinson, a 40-year veteran of the San Diego commercial banking sector, currently serves on the board of ...

    • Wednesday, March 21st, 2007
  • News

    Three Accomplished Genomic Scientists Join Scripps Genomic Medicine Program

    Schork, Frazer, Shaw Murray join Eric Topol’s new program Scripps Chief Academic Officer Eric J. Topol, M.D., has recruited three accomplished genomic scientists to join the newly created Scripps Genomic Medicine Program. Nicholas J. Schork, Ph.D., is director of research; Kelly A. Frazer, ...

    • Tuesday, March 20th, 2007
  • News

    New Hip Replacement Technique

    Offers Promise to Young, Active Patients By Michael Kimball, M.D., Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla When you hear about someone needing hip replacement surgery, what image comes to mind? A woman in her 60s or 70s who has suffered a broken hip due to osteoporosis? An elderly man who has severe ...

    • Thursday, March 15th, 2007
  • Health and Wellness

    Every Minute Counts in Stroke Treatment

    By Sunil Rayan, M.D., Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla The devastating effects of one of the most deadly and debilitating health problems could be significantly reduced through quick action and advanced medical techniques. Stroke is the third leading cause of death in the country, and can lead to ...

    • Thursday, March 8th, 2007
  • News

    Scripps Selects GE'S Centricity Enterprise

    Scripps Health has elected to upgrade its electronic medical record system with GE Healthcare’s Centricity® Enterprise Solution, an integrated clinical, financial and administrative solution. Scripps selected the Web-based Centricity® Enterprise Solution for its capacity to help further ...

    • Tuesday, March 6th, 2007
  • Scripps in the News

    A World of Calm

    Lifestyle change program participant David Tedlow tells how Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine introduced him to meditation to help him reduce his risk for heart disease. This article appeared in The San Diego Union-Tribune: A world of calm

    • Tuesday, March 6th, 2007
  • Scripps in the News

    Meditation ‘Fools the Brain’ in a Threatening World

    Robert Bonakdar, M.D., director of pain management at Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine, explains why meditation may alleviate anxiety and depression. Dr. Bonakdar says meditation promotes a neurochemical shifting and lowers stress hormones.

    • Tuesday, March 6th, 2007
  • Scripps in the News

    First Step: Create a Quiet Space

    Robert Bonakdar, M.D., director of pain management at Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine, explains the physiological benefits of relaxation and Karen Sothers, a yoga and meditation teacher at the center, offers tips meditation tips.

    • Tuesday, March 6th, 2007
  • News

    Governor's Health Plan: Scripps CEO Weighs In

    Gov. Schwarzenegger has successfully called attention to California’s ongoing health care crisis by proposing a comprehensive plan that calls for shared responsibility in finding a solution to our state’s broken health care system. And make no mistake, it is a broken system. Hospitals ...

    • Friday, March 2nd, 2007