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  • Scripps in the News

    Maggots And Leeches Have Their Place In Medicine

    Maggots and leeches have their place in medicine – as well as on your body Click here for the San Diego Union Tribune article. San Diego Union Tribune September 21, 2005

  • News Releases

    AARP Names Scripps One of the Country's Best Employers

    Scripps, one of the San Diego region’s largest private employers as well as one of the area’s largest health care providers, has been rated the second-best employer in the country by AARP’s annual survey of “Best Employers for Workers over 50.” This is the second year ...

  • Health and Wellness

    Help for Migraine Pain

    by Dee Silver, M.D., Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla Some people literally see it coming, as flashing lights or wavy lines slow take over their vision. For others, there’s no visual warning – just the pain building up in their heads, often accompanied by nausea, vomiting, and ...

    • Tuesday, August 30th, 2005
  • Health and Wellness

    New Vision Surgery Techniques

    by Franklin W. Lusby, M.D., Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla If you’re one of the millions of Americans who need their glasses to find their glasses, you’ve probably wondered more than once what it would be like to wake up in the morning and be able to see the alarm clock or your ...

  • News Releases

    Scripps Mercy Medical Group Ranked #1

    SAN DIEGO- For the fourth consecutive year Scripps Mercy Medical Group (SMMG) – affiliated with Scripps Mercy Hospital — has been selected as the number one medical group in San Diego. Receiving an overall “excellent” rating from the California Cooperative Healthcare ...

    • Tuesday, August 23rd, 2005
  • Health and Wellness

    How Does Your Hospital Measure Up?

    by Patricia Wallace, R.N. If you’ve ever been curious abut how well your local hospital stacks up against others when it comes to quality of care, a new Web site may provide useful information. Hospital Compare (www.hospitalcompare.hhs.gov), launched last month by the federal government, ...

    • Thursday, August 11th, 2005
  • Health and Wellness

    The Test That Could Save Your Life

    by David Roseman, M.D. It’s one of those cancers that no one likes to talk about and, even when they do, the conversations are rich with misconceptions such as “only men get it” and “it’s always fatal.” The truth is, colon cancer affects both men and women equally ...

  • Patient Stories

    Helping Athletes Return to Form

    Last January, 19-year-old Brett Korporaal began suffering from severe pain in his right shoulder. A shortstop at San Jose City College, Korporaal was unable to perform any type of throwing or hitting activities and had to stop playing baseball altogether. The pain became so overwhelming that he went ...

  • News Releases

    Core Orthopaedic Medical Center

    One of the biggest sports medicine programs in the Scripps system is CORE Orthopaedic Medical Center’s new facility on the campus of Scripps Encinitas. The 20,000 sq. ft. complex offers a broad range of services, including MRI and other advanced diagnostics, physical therapy, operative and ...

  • Scripps in the News

    Too Busy to See the Doctor?

    Click here for the article from Today’s Local News.

    • Sunday, June 26th, 2005