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    Performance-Enhancing Supplements Threaten Sports

    With the Padres near the top of the division, Lance Armstrong attempting a sixth Tour de France victory and the 2004 Summer Olympic Games just weeks away, some of our nation’s best athletes are shining bright. Unfortunately, the rapidly growing use of steroids has cast a dark cloud over ...

  • Health and Wellness

    Is Your Teen's Behavior Typical Adolescence or Substance Abuse?

    by Julie Kunin, Ph.D., Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla Your eighth-grade daughter used to be a star sprinter, but lately she’s lost interest in the track team. Your 16-year-old son seems to have a whole new set of friends, and you barely know their names. Is this normal teenage behavior or ...

    • Thursday, September 2nd, 2004
  • News Releases

    Scripps Named One of Best Employers for Mature Workers

    Scripps Health is one of America’s best employers for mature workers, according to AARP’s annual survey of “Best Employers for Workers over 50.” Scripps, which ranked third among the 35 companies listed, is the only California employer to be honored by AARP this year. The ...

    • Thursday, September 2nd, 2004
  • Health and Wellness

    Avoiding the Injury Bug

    SAN DIEGO — Of the 35-40 million annual injury-related emergency room visits, approximately 3.7 million are sports-induced, meaning nearly four million people go to the emergency room each year in the United States due to a sports-related injury. Sports injuries appear to be on the rise, most ...

    • Wednesday, September 1st, 2004
  • Health and Wellness

    Focus on Sports Eye Safety

    by Mihir Parikh, M.D., Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla Baseball, basketball, soccer, surfing…you name it, and we probably play it somewhere in San Diego. Our mild climate makes it easy to participate in sports year-round – and now that summer is officially here, we’re out in full ...

    • Tuesday, August 24th, 2004
  • News Releases

    Chris Van Gorder Receives Regent's Award

    Chris Van Gorder, FACHE, President and Chief Executive Officer of Scripps Health in San Diego, California, received the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) Healthcare Executive Regent’s Award today at the San Diego Organization of Healthcare Leaders meeting in San Diego. The award ...

    • Thursday, August 19th, 2004
  • News Releases

    Scripps Clinic Begins Stem Cell Study for Heart Disease

    Physicians at Scripps Clinic are participating in the world’s first study of selected adult stem cell injections in the heart to determine the benefit in treating patients with severe chest pain as a result of end stage, inoperable coronary artery disease. Richard A. Schatz, M.D., co chair and ...

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    Scripps Encinitas Program Helps Brain-Injury Patients Regain Living Skills

    Yvette, a 50-year-old stroke patient, entered the Scripps Encinitas Rehabilitation Center’s Brain Injury Day Treatment Program on March 3 in a wheelchair. On July 9, she walked out on her own with a new outlook on life. “Having a devastating experience like a stroke makes me realize how ...

  • Health and Wellness

    Aging and Joint Inflammation

    by Scott Carstens, M.D., Scripps Center for Executive Health Members of the baby boomer generation are beginning to reach their 50s and 60s and seniors are living longer than ever, causing a large influx of older men and women in our society. As their bodies change, there is a need for them to ...

    • Friday, July 30th, 2004
  • News Releases

    A First in San Diego for Scripps Clinic Transplant Surgeons

    Scripps Center for Organ and Cell Transplantation surgeons, Jonathan Fisher, MD, and Randolph Schaffer, MD, performed the first-ever organ procurement in San Diego from a non-heart beating donor last month. Most organs are obtained from cadaveric donors—individuals who have suffered brain ...