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  • News Releases

    New Scripps Research Study of America's 'Healthy Elderly'

    Genomic researchers are looking to America’s “healthy elderly” – those 80 and older with no history of chronic disease – to help them unlock the genetic secrets behind lifelong health. Scripps Genomic Medicine recently began enrolling participants in its ...

  • News Releases

    Scripps Health Offers Support To Employees Affected by Wildfires

    As one of the region’s largest employers, Scripps Health is offering support to its employees affected by the San Diego County wildfires. Of Scripps Health’s 11,000 employees, nearly 3,000 live in evacuation and burn areas and 15 lost their homes in the firestorm. Scripps has created new ...

    • Friday, November 2nd, 2007
  • News

    Disaster Relief Services for Employees

    Scripps Health has several programs in place to support employees affected by the October 2007 San Diego fires. If you need immediate assistance, please contact your site Human Resources office. We are eager to help and want to hear how you are doing. This site will be updated with new information ...

    • Thursday, October 25th, 2007
  • News Releases

    Scripps Medical Response Team Sets Up Mobile Clinic in RB

    Scripps Health has deployed the Scripps Medical Response Team and Mobile Medical Unit to Rancho Bernardo to provide basic medical services to firefighters and returning residents evacuated by the San Diego firestorm. The volunteer Scripps team of physicians and nurses will work under the auspices of ...

    • Thursday, October 25th, 2007
  • News Releases

    All Scripps Facilities Now Open

    Scripps Health Announces Re-Opening of Four Health Care Facilities – All Scripps Facilities Now Open SAN DIEGO – Four health care facilities have re-opened to provide services to residents affected by the wildfires, as Scripps Health today announces the re-opening of Scripps Clinic ...

  • Health and Wellness

    After the Wildfires: Tips to Help San Diegans Cope

    Wildfires spreading rapidly throughout Southern California. Over 300,000 San Diegans evacuated … some with homes reduced to ashes. The devastating images of this week’s fires will be etched in our minds for days and months to come. Natural disasters affect people’s lives like no other ...

    • Thursday, October 25th, 2007
  • News Releases

    Scripps Emergency Medical Experts Offer Air Quality Tips

    SAN DIEGO (Oct. 24, 2007) – Hazardous air quality caused by the San Diego wildfires has created a significant public health hazard, and emergency department physicians from Scripps hospitals in San Diego County are available to share practical ways for the public to minimize their risk to ...

  • News Releases

    Scripps Health Treats More Than 160 Fire Victims

    Since wildfires began raging across San Diego County on Sunday Oct. 21, Scripps Health has treated 166 patients affected by the blazes at its hospital-based emergency departments and urgent care facilities. Patients continue to arrive at Scripps’ emergency departments with a wide range of ...

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    Guardian Award

    LOS ANGELES – The University of Southern California’s School of Policy, Planning and Development has honored Scripps Health President and CEO Chris Van Gorder, FACHE, with the 2007 Guardian Award for alumni service in recognition of his visionary leadership in the community he serves. ...

    • Wednesday, October 17th, 2007
  • Scripps Tips- October 2007

    Some Women More Genetically Prone to Breast Cancer – Ethnic Background Plays a Role October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an appropriate time for women to learn their genetic risk for developing the disease. While the causes of most cancers are unknown, risk factors and genetic ...